Dinner and Award-winning Movie @ Peace in Liberia - A women-led end to war.

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 5540 Som Center Rd Solon OH 44139  See map

Watch, learn and be inspired with us as empowered women united to end war, strife and suffering in Liberia!  

This is Solon UM Church's kick-off event preparing to send Pastor Scott Low and two of his teenage children to Camphor Mission, Liberia in January.

Dinner at 6:00; Film at 7:00 (70 min. followed by discussion) Unrated, but likely a PG-13, please call about childcare 440-248-1573)

Thousands of women—ordinary mothers, grand-mothers, aunts and daughters, both Christian and Muslim—came together to pray for peace and then staged a silent protest outside of the Presi-dential Palace. Armed with only their white T-shirts and the courage of their convictions, they took on the warlords and nonviolently forced a resolution during the stalled peace talks.

The key leader of this Peace Movement, Leymah Gbowee, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (the current and first woman president of an African nation), and Tawakkol-Karman (Yemen peace activist) were recipients of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.

Bobbi Sommer November 20, 2012 at 04:24 PM
This movie won BEST Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival -- well worth seeing


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