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Special Invitation - Another first for Richmond on March 8, 2008!

Gayle McLaughlin
Mayor, City of Richmond
1401 Marina Way South/Richmond, CA 9480
510.620.6503
mayor@officeofthemayor.net
www.gaylemclaughlin.net

Dear Friends,

Please join me for Richmond's first annual day of celebration, networking and sharing on International Women's Day!  All are welcome.  Details are below.  We ask that you pre-register by March 5.

Women in Solidarity: Honoring Self, Honoring Community

Mujeres en Solidaridad: Honrando Su Persona, Honrando Su Comunidad

Saturday, March 8, 2008 - 10:00 am ­ 4:00 pm

Lavonya DeJean Middle School
3400 Macdonald Ave., Richmond

Featuring legendary Civil Rights activist Yuri Kochiyama

Round-table discussions; music, dance, drumming performed by local artists

Free admission. Lunch, childcare, and translation will be provided.

Please call 510-620-6502 to pre-register. (call 510-520-6527 for assistance in Spanish)

Co-sponsors to date:

Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, Mothers Against Senseless Killing, The Latina Center, Tent City Peace Movement, Youth Together, Richmond Progressive Alliance, Communities United to Restore Mother Earth, Richmond/Regla Sister City Committee, Ma&supl;at Youth Academy, Verde Partnership Garden, Rosie the Riveter WWII Homefront National Historic Park, Black Women Organized for Political Action, Black Alliance for Just Immigration, Haiti Action Committee, International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5, Gabriela Network, Women of Color Resource Center

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Sincerely,
Gayle

If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive -- American writer, poet and activist Audre Lorde

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