An International Women’s Day Event

KALANGALA

SPEAKER: EVELYNE MUKASONGA
Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 7:30 PM The Unitarian Church in Westport 10 Lyons Plains Road
Evelyne Mukasonga, who survived the Rwandan genocide only to be imprisoned with her infant son in the Congo, will share her story: From Death to Life Through Forgiveness in DR Congo and Rwanda. Evelyne and her Congolese husband, Through Forgiveness in DR Congo and Rwanda. Francis Kalangala, now residents of Bridgeport, are reconciling Congolese and Rwandan women in Connecticut, creating a model to be shared with women in Africa affected by the atrocities of war. Some of these local women from both groups, who initially shunned one another, will join Evelyne — and they will dance together, showing how they

“Bridge the Peace.”

Steven Berizzi, Professor of History at Norwalk Community College, will provide background on the origins of the war and its continuation.

The community is invited to the program free of charge. Refreshments will be served. There will be an opportunity to be involved in ongoing “Peace Bridging” efforts.
Sponsored by: The Congregation for Humanistic Judaism ~ The Social Justice Council of the Unitarian Church in Westport ~ The Wilton Friends Meeting.