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Servas: Making A Difference
Friday, July 21 – Sunday, July 23
Speakers/Workshops include the following:
- Greetings from Servas International President Jonny Saganger
- Agnes Umutesi of Servas Rwanda
- Steve Coleman of Washington Parks & People: Bringing Communities Together Through Common Work
- Max Amichai Heppner, author of What I learned from living through the Holocaust.
- Sahmat of Alliance for Global Community: Saving the World Through Community
- Carolyn Powers, Internews’ Program Officer for Global Initiatives: Listening is Universal
- Mike DuVall of Legacy International — an international capacity building organization specializing in peacebuilding, social entrepreneurs, leadershop training, and dialogue.
- Tamara Grigoryeva & Aynur Jafar of International Justice Resource Center: Supporing political prisoners in Azerbaijan
- Servas and the UN: Jeanne Devine, Mary Jane Mikuriya, Earlene Cruz plus Rachel Bowen Pittman of UNA-USA
- Brian Wiehr of Youth for Understanding, an international student exchange program
- Eating and Dancing Around the World: Earlene Cruz about dance in Uganda and Whole Foods support of third world entrepreneurs
- Sheila White of Street Sense: Helping the Homeless Through Community
- Annual Memberships meeting including financial report from the Treasurer and announcement of election results for Board of Directors
- Election of Nominating Committee for 2018
Friday, July 21
3:20 in the Afternoon
-Visitors enter the U. S. Capitol through the Capitol Visitor Center. The entrance is located beneath the east plaza of the Capitol.
5 to 9pm
Sponsored by Rep Barbara Lee, Oakland, CA
Saturday, July 22
9 am to 5pm
6 to 8pm
Sunday, July 23
9 am to 1:30pm
Later in the day