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Friday, Mar 11, 2005, 7:53 am

Upcoming Chicago peace event

By Jessica Clark

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Sunday, March 20, 2005:  Pursuing the Path to Peace. 

On the second anniversary of the Iraq war, join a short procession to an outdoor flag lowering ceremony and silent vigil memorializing our fallen troops. 

Guest speakers include: Lila Lipscomb, mother of Michael, who was killed in Iraq.  Lila was featured in the film Fahrenheit 911;  Abdul Malik Mujahid, Chair, Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago; Rabbi Bruce Elder, Congregation Hakafa; Deyar Gamil, Iraqi-American; and Debbie Lucey, sister of Jeffrey, a Marine who committed suicide shortly after returning from Iraq. 

Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington, 3:00 p.m. 

Sponsored by American Friends Service Committee.  For information call: Michael  McConnell: 312.427.2533 or Cynthia Raskin: 773.929.0614.

Jessica Clark is a writer, editor and researcher, with more than 15 years of experience spanning commercial, educational, independent and public media production. Currently she is the Research Director for American University’s Center for Social Media. She also writes a monthly column for PBS’ MediaShift on new directions in public media. She is the author, with Tracy Van Slyke, of Beyond the Echo Chamber: Reshaping Politics Through Networked Progressive Media (2010, New Press).

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