Rebuilding and Revitalizing Communities Ravaged by Warfare
Rally on March 2, 2008 in front of the UN
Safiyya Sarkin from Women Beyond Survival was an invited speaker at a Rally on March 2, 2008 in front of the UN for the plight of the Darfurian women and children suffering in the refugee camps in Eastern Chad and the IDP camps in Darfur.
Bakhit Jarou, President, Chadian Association of North AmericaJulius Elinson, “Alive and Aware” organization Millenium High School , 75 Broad Street , New York , NYAdvisor: Tami Farmer, YMCA Motasim Adam, President, Darfur People’s Association of New York, Inc.Safiyya Sarkin, President and Founder, Women Beyond SurvivalReverend Podres Spencer,Rahama Deffallah, Secretary General, Darfur People’s Association of NY, Inc. :representative to Chad-based refugee camps for Darfuris, andto Peace Talks in Libya , Fall, 2007Sharon Silber, Co-Founder, NYC Coalition for DarfurCouncil Member Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan District # 6:sponsor, Resolution 954/2007 (regarding NYC-based sponsors of ChinaOlympics) and Resolution 695/2007 regarding investment of NYC government pensions funds in Sudan )PerformersMichael Perlman of Rejectionist FrontDavid Weiss, folk singer ________________________________________________________________________
ART 4 DARFUR
October 24, 2007
From 6:00pm- 10:00pm
The Eleven Ten Gallery
1110 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, New York
Put together by Pamella Allen
An evening of visual and performance art to raise awareness and funds for the innocent victims of the on going genocide in Darfur.
There was an opening reception and silent auction of paintings, photographs, sculpture and works on paper donated by contemporary visual artists: Pamella Allen, Andrea Lieberman, D. Lammie-Hanson, Erika Ranee, Kathleen Hayek, DeAngela Napier, Danny Simmons, Ramona Candy, Amina Ahmed, Gabriel Rueda Pacheco, Erez Sabag, Kessis Baptiste, Jay Tibari and Herbert Bennet.
Musical Performances by Brooklyn based artists Mind Thirst, Neycha and Ras I Culture with the debut of original songs: "Child of War, and I am a Refugee".
Guest Speakers: Safiyya Sarkin Women Beyond Survival
Barkley Darfur Rehabilitation Project
Guest speaker from Darfur Peoples Association
other guest speakers
Media: newspaper in Brooklyn and Channel 12 Cable Vision Brooklyn and the Bronx