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National Press Club, Canberra – Address by #Black Lives Matter Founders Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors & Opal Tometi

November 1 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Alicia, Patrisse and Opal are the creators of #BlackLivesMatter and Founders of the Black Lives Matter Global Network (BLM). On Wednesday 1 November they will give the lunchtime address at the National Press Club.

 

The Founders are travelling to Australia to receive the 2017 Sydney Peace Prize. The Prize is Australia’s only international Prize for peace and is awarded by the Sydney Peace Foundation, a not for profit Foundation of the University of Sydney. The Sydney Peace Prize has been awarded since 1998 with support from the City of Sydney. Past recipients include Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Mary Robinson, Arundhati Roy, Patrick Dodson, Professor Noam Chomsky, and Naomi Klein.

The relevant Jury citation and information can be found here

 

Details

Date:
November 1
Time:
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.npc.org.au/speakers/alicia-garza-patrisse-cullors-opal-tometi/

Organiser

National Press Club
Website:
www.npc.org.au

Venue

National Press Club
16 National Circuit
Barton, Canberra, ACT 2600
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Website:
www.npc.org.au

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