Honoring Rhonda Copelon and Peggy Lipschutz + Film Screening of Never Turning Back

Thursday, December 9, 2010 - 19:00
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Dear Friends,

A very special event will be taking place in NYC on Dec. 10th. In conjunction with UN Human Rights Day, Peggy Lipschutz will be honored with a lifetime achievement award by friends of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Center for Humanities.

Friday, December 10th, 4-7 PM

CUNY Graduate Center, Skylight Room, 9th Floor

365 5th Ave. at 34th St.

The program will include a film screening of Never Turning Back, and poetry readings honoring Rhonda Copelon, a human rights lawyer who passed away earlier this year. (Please enjoy and distribute the flyer at end of e-mail).

Speakers include:

  • Cathy Albisa, NESRI & CCR
  • Meena Alexander, Poet, GC, CUNY
  • Ana Bozicevic, Poet, GC, CUNY
  • Charlotte Bunch, Center for Women's Global Leadership, Rurgers Univ.
  • Roxanna Carillo, UN Development Program
  • Robin Lloyd, Board member, US WILPF
  • Pamela Sneed, Poet & performance artist
  • Blanche Wiesen Cook, John Jay & GC, CUNY
  • Jerri Zbiral, Producer/Director, Never Turning Back

The event will also be a chance to celebrate Peggy's birthday – she turns 92 the next day!

Please visit www.wilpf.org or www.neverturningback.net for more information.