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No Ban No Wall Rally

February 4, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm EST

No Ban No Wall rally is a peaceful, respectful protest of President Trump’s executive orders impacting refugees and immigrants. The rally is co-sponsored by Fort Wayne Supporting Aleppo, Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Beyond and Fort Wayne for Syrian Refugees. Other sponsors are Indiana Center for Middle East Peace, Food Not Bombs, and Fort Wayne for Peace.
Participants should remember to dress in layers and to bring signs.

Friends of the Third World will also be accepting personal toiletry items to create comfort and hygiene kits for Syria.
Items collected must be new, sealed, and include:
Large wrapped bars of bath soap
12-14 oz bottle of shampoo
Large bars of laundry soap (such as Fels Naptha)
6 oz. or larger tube of toothpaste in a box.
Adult size toothbrushes
Wide tooth combs
Fingernail clipper
Adhesive bandages- minimum 40 assorted
Box of 19-24 thin maxi sanitary pads

Speakers incude:
Attorney Sam Jarjour, member of Fort Wayne for Syrian Refugees and Indiana Center for Middle East Peace
Max U. Montisino, Assoc. Professor, IPFW
Carl Jylland-Halverson, Ambassador: Parliament of the World’s Religions, member Fort Wayne Supporting Aleppo and Beyond
Steve Carr, Professor of Communication IPFW, Director of IPFW Institiute for Holocaust Studies
Pablo Hurtado a Hispanic college student from Fort Wayne who is an activist and community organizer
Deena Hourani a Syrian- American high school student
Bee Alvarado, Honduran-American activist
Ahmed Abdelmajeed, Professor – Manchester University and Muslim Immigrant to America

Food Not Bombs will be providing warm vegan food. So come join us in speaking truth to power.

Details

Date:
February 4, 2017
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer

United Activists of Fort Wayne Indiana
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/United-Activists-of-Fort-Wayne-Indiana-337846263080998/

Venue

Allen County Courthouse
Fort Wayne, IN 46802 US + Google Map