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Kenyan Peacebuilder to Speak

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Kenyan peace activist and social change agent Getry Agizah will make two presentations in June at the Multnomah Friends Meetinghouse, 4312 SE Stark in Portland.

On Sunday, June 11 at Noon “Overcoming Election Polarization: Lessons from Kenya”

On Friday, June 16 at 7 PM “Healing and Rebuilding our Communities: A Kenyan Perspective”

Getry Agizah is the Director of Transforming Communities for Social Change and the Friends Church Peace Teams Coordinator in Kenya. She will tell the stories of peacebuilding organizations working together to prevent violence in the August 2017 Kenyan Elections and of the Mt. Elgon Community Peace Center working to heal and rebuild communities damaged by trauma and violence.

There will be a potluck at 6 PM before the presentation on the 16th. Both presentations are sponsored by the Peace and Social Concerns Committee of Multnomah Friends Meeting. For more information contact Ron Marson at [email protected]