Darfur Awareness: An Evening With Omer Ismail
"Genocide No More-Save Darfur" and First United Methodist Church of Redding, California present "An Evening with Omer Ismail," Tuesday, February 10, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the church's Social Hall.
The event is partially funded by a Peace With Justice Grant from the Board of Church and Society of the California-Nevada Annual Conference.
Ismail will be discussing the current situation in Darfur and efforts to bring a sustained peace to
The genocide in
Omer Ismail is a leading speaker for the people of
Omer Ismail is the co-founder of Darfur Peace and Development, which has worked to raise awareness about the crisis in his troubled region. He currently works as Policy Advisor to several agencies working in crisis management and conflict resolution in Africa, and is a Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at
First UMC Redding is located at South and East Streets,
While in the area, Ismail also will be speaking at:
- Park Presidio United Methodist Church in San Francisco on Wednesday, February 12 at 6 p.m. Park Presidio UMC is located at 4301 Geary Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94118.
- Sproul Plaza at the University of California, Berkeley, under the auspices of the Wesley Foundation, on Thursday, February 12 at 12 noon. Sproul Plaza is located at Bancroft Way, UC Berkeley campus, Berkeley, CA 94702
He is also scheduled to speak at the University of California, Davis; Simpson University; Shasta College in Redding, California; and at the San Francisco Bay Area Darfur Coalition.
For more information and details, contact Marv Steinberg at Loganstein@aol.com or 229-3661.