Monday, April 07, 2008

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Events! April 11-12

"If we could but recognize our common humanity, that we do belong together, that our destinies are bound up in one another's, that we can be free only together, that we can survive only together, then a glorious world would come into being where all of us lived harmoniously together as members of one family, the human family."
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Friends, Poets, Activists, Community Organizers, Faith Peeps!

What do you know of Archbishop Desmond Tutu?
What lessons might we draw from a post-apartheid South Africa and a present-day United States?
What does this Archbishop know of War? Of Peace? of Poverty? of Justice? Of enemies? Of making friends? Of healing and transforming a community? A world?
Who are we to engage or participate in such questions? In such activities?
What am I being called to do?

These are some of my questions as I pray and work to do my part circulating information on Desmond Tutu's descent into the Twin Cities this upcoming weekend. (Thanks to Pam McBride at Youthrive and Roxanne at Metro State for this updated info!)

Please pass pertinent info along! I hope to see many of you there!

Friday, April 11, 2008
Minneapolis Convention Center
Community Ticket Price: $10
(Please Call or Email for this special rate! This is significantly discounted from the $100 rate and $50 rate listed at the websites.)
Chesay Colson at Metro State - 651.793.1816

Tix will be held at Will Call under your name. They are RESERVED SEATS.

Saturday, April 12, 2008
North High School
1- 2pm
This event is for the YOUTH! All are welcome in support, solidarity, with the community in the name of peace. Desmond Tutu will address the community from the auditorium, with his speech simulcast to the North High Courtyard. There is a march from North High to Cub Foods and service projects happening throughout.

Archbishop Tutu will address the community again briefly at the Cub Foods stage, from 2:15pm - 2:25pm. Then Depart. His daughter, Naomi Tutu will be in attendance with the youth in their service projects till 4pm.


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