|Maggie Dunne with some favorite friends!|
"The children on Pine Ridge Reservation are as bright, talented and deserving as children anywhere, but doors to many opportunities are closed. It should not be that way - not in America. What can we do to see that the children of our nation's first inhabitants have the same opportunities as our own children? What can we do to see that they receive an appropriate education and have the opportunity to attend college if they want to? What can we do to see that the children remain healthy? Come hear about what LCE is doing, and join the conversation."
~Maggie Dunne, LCE Founder
A View from the Pine Ridge Reservation, SD
DID YOU KNOW a 2012 United Nations Human Rights Report on Indigenous Rights concluded that the USA does not meet the minimal human rights standards that it demands of foreign nations?
Come Hear From These AMAZING Speakers:
|Maggie Dunne and Inila Wakan Janis|
INILA WAKAN JANIS (Lakota activist), a leader and member of the Kit Fox Warrior Society and Cheyenne River Lakota. Janis resides on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, and is a Co-Founding member of Green Party USA. He lived for two years in a remote section of the Badlands called the Stronghold, protesting the Parks Service’s attempted control over sacred Lakota lands. Janis is an articulate spokesman for social justice and the power of collective action. Janis will speak about his role as an activist and advocate for the Lakota and the environment.
MAGGIE DUNNE the Founder and President of Lakota Children’s Enrichment, Inc. Maggie is a graduate of Scarsdale High School and member of the Class of 2013 at Colgate University. She has received numerous awards for her work, including: The Grand Prize in Glamour Magazine’s 2012 Top Ten College Women Contest; Newman Civic Fellowship from Campus Compact; and a Daily Points of Light Award. Her nonfiction work has been published by Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, Autism Speaks and several online publications. Maggie will speak about the community of Pine Ridge, the challenges facing the children and how YOU can be a force of positive change.
- WHEN: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 7-9 PM
- WHERE: Dyckman Hall inside the Parish House, Scarsdale Congregational Church, One Heathcote Road, Scarsdale, NY. (Red brick building at corner of Heathcote, Post, Drake and Crane Roads)
- PRESENTED BY: Lakota Children’s Enrichment, Inc., a national nonprofit that envisions social equality and equal opportunities for ALL of America's children.
- ADMISSION: Free: Suggested donation of $10 for adults; $5 for students; $20 for families. All contributions are tax deductible. There will be native art and native-inspired art for sale at the event, to benefit LCE.
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|YAC, SHS Pine Ridge Club and Scarsdale Congregational Church Outreach Committee Bake Sale and Car Wash, Fall 2012|