[act-ma] 1/27 Paul Farmer, Matt Damon and others on Haiti at JFK Libraray
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January 27, 2009
Change Haiti Can Believe In
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Boston, MA, January 27, 2009 Award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, host
of Democracy Now!, is on a national speaking tour to launch her third
book with journalist David Goodman, Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary
Heroes in Extraordinary Times.
*WHEN:* 5:30pm - 7pm
*WHERE:* Kennedy Library and live on web
*DESCRIPTION: * Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners In Health; actor and
activist Matt Damon, who recently visited Haiti to assist victims
devastated by hurricanes; Massachusetts State Representative and
Haitian-American Linda Dorcena Forry; and Brian Concannon, Jr., director
of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, share their stories
of eradicating disease and injustice in one of the world's poorest
nations, and discuss how changes in U.S. policy can help to build a
stronger, more resilient, and prosperous Haiti. Amy Goodman, host of
Democracy Now!, moderates.
*TICKETS:* PLEASE NOTE: Seating is limited and restricted to two seats
per person. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis. Doors to the
main hall open one hour before the program begins. Once the main hall is
full, audience members will be seated in an overflow theater where the
forum will be streamed live.
Live webcast will be available at www.pih.org.
Visit the Health and Human Rights Prison Project page to learn about the joint work of Partners In Health and the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti.
Award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, host of the daily, grassroots,
global, radio/TV news hour Democracy Now!, is on a national speaking
tour to mark DN!'s 12th anniversary and launch her third book with
journalist David Goodman, /Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes
in Extraordinary Times./
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