[act-ma] 11/16: Cambridge Peace & Justice Awards Dinner: 2008

Christopher Persampieri cfpersampieri at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 11:29:39 PDT 2008


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On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 6:45 PM, Corr, Brian <bcorr at cambridgema.gov> wrote:

>  *2008 Cambridge Peace and Justice Awards
> Peace Begins at Home: Celebrating the Peacemakers in our Midst
>
> *The Cambridge Peace Commission <http://www.cambridgema.gov/peace> will
> hold the 11th Cambridge Peace and Justice Awards Dinner -- honoring an
> amazing set of individuals and groups for their contributions to peacemaking
> in our city and in the world -- on *Sunday, November 16, from 4:00 to 7:00
> p.m.* at the Dante Alighieri Cultural Center, 41 Hampshire St., Cambridge.
> RSVPs are now being accepted (see below) and I hope you will join us!
>
> The event includes an informal dinner, an keynote address by activist and
> academic *Rev. Edward Rodman* of the Episcopal Divinity School, and
> presentations to the recipients, with live music performed by students from
> the School of Groove.
>
> *Individual Awards*:
> * *Janet Gillespie*: Community Change, Inc.
> * *Richard Harding*: Cambridge Public Health Department/Men of Color
> Health Initiative and Port Action
> * *Principal Robin Harris*: Fletcher/Maynard Academy
> * *Sheila Hoffman*: Community Art Center and Cambridge Public Schools
> * *Charles Knight*: Project on Defense Alternatives and Women's
> Theological Center
> * *Mary Leno*: Cambridge Women's Commission and Cambridge Community
> Television
> * *Maria Elena Letona*: Centro Presente and the Interaction Institute for
> Social Change
> * *Bet MacArthur*: Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities and
> St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church
> * *Officer Nicole Pacheco*: Cambridge Police Department
> * *Jada D. Simmons*: Fitzgerald Neighborhood Council and Community School
>
> *Group Awards:
> ** *Boston Area Rape Crisis Center*
> * *Quaker Prison Fellowship*: Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Thomas Patrick
> Ash, Michael Carey, Lynn Lazar, Mehmet Rona, and Gatewood West)
> * *Student Mediation Team:* Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
> * *Tarek El Jahmi* and *Zander Sebenius*: Buckingham Browne & Nichols and
> NoSweat
>
> *Program
> *4:00-4:30 - Quiet music and dinner
> 4:30-4:45 - Welcome, Opening and Music
> 4:45-5:05 - Address by Rev. Canon Edward W. Rodman
> 5:05-5:55 - Recognition of Individual Awardees
> 5:55-6:00 - Musical performance
> 6:00-6:20 - Recognition of Group Awardees
> 6:20-6:25 - Closing remarks
> 6:25-6:50 - Musical performance
> 6:50-7:00 - Closing music
>
> *Suggested donation:* $10 – Adult, $5 - Children under 12 -- or whatever
> you can joyfully contribute
> *RSVP by November 8* to bcorr at cambridgema.gov, call 617.349.4694, *or mail
> checks made out to "Cambridge Peace Commission" to the Cambridge Peace
> Commission, 51 Inman St., Cambridge, MA 02139*
> *Child care available upon request* by Monday, November 3
>
> The Dante Alighieri Cultural Center is located at 41 Hampshire St.,
> Cambridge. Limited parking is available at the Dante Alighieri Center
> parking lot *for people with limited mobility*. On-street parking in the
> neighborhood is also unrestricted on Sunday. The center is also about one
> block from the Kendall Square Theatre garage, where validated parking will
> be available for $5.00.
>
> *Thanks to our community sponsors: The Middle East Restaurant • School of
> Groove • Camie's Bakery • S&S Restaurant • Carberry's Bakery • Harvest Co-op
> Market • Shaw's Supermarkets • Picante Mexican Grill • Christopher's
> Restaurant • Craigie St. Bistrot
>
> *Brian Corr
> Executive Director
> Cambridge Peace Commission
> 51 Inman St., Cambridge, MA 02139
> 617.349.4694 voice
> 617.349.4764 fax
> bcorr at cambridgema.gov
> www.cambridgema.gov/peace
>
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