Breakthrough & Mission and Social Justice of The Riverside Church present a FREE public forum:
Why Can't America Have Human Rights?
Thursday, September 14th, 2006, 6:30 pm
The Nave at The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive, New York www.breakthrough.tv
An evening of performance and talks on Human Rights in the United States, including the death penalty, detentions and deportations, poverty, and violence and discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, and sexuality. The Forum will work to strengthen our connections and raise our voices to build an America that supports human rights instead of violating them.
Speakers and performers include:
Reverend Dr. James A. Forbes Jr.
Larry Cox of Amnesty International USA
Mallika Dutt of Breakthrough
Blackout Arts Collective
Sister Aisha Al-Adawiya of Women in Islam and CAIR NY
Aarti Shahani of Families for Freedom
Silvia Henriquez of National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
Ajamu Baraka of The United States Human Rights Network
Mary Beth Maxwell of American Rights at Work
Joo-Hyun Kang of The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
Kent Lebsock of the American Indian Law Alliance
Rabbi Michael Feinberg of the Greater New York Labor-Religion Coalition
The Riverside Inspirational Choir
Added by Breakthrough on September 6, 2006