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LOCAL Announcement :: Peace & War

3rd Annual Mothers Day Weekend Peace and Justice Rally/March

Join the Peace and Justice community in Norfolk this Saturday!

May 7th, will be the third annual Mothers Day for Peace and Justice gathering. Celebrate Mothers Day the way it was intended, with a rally and march for peace and justice.
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The event will take place at Lafayette Park (Norfolk city park) just to the left of the entrance to the Virginia Zoo (just below 35th St. on Granby St.) There will be food available beginning at 1 pm, a rally with speakers, music and poetry will take place from 2-4 pm. At 4 pm, there will be a march to the MLK memorial garden at Church St. & Brambleton Ave.

Speakers will include Rhonda Butler who lost a son to a stray bullet, poet Queen Sheba, Mimi Rosenthal on the Middle East, Tom Palumbo from Veterans for Peace,Kim Williams and sue-Frankl-Streit from Virginia's Catholic Worker communities, and Portsmouth's Sheri Bailey.

There is a cool flyer for this event on our web site: www.hamptonroadsnetworkfornonviolence.org

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