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United Roots is participating in Urban Peace Movement’s Silence The Violence Day Peace Festival at Oakland Unity High School on June 1st, 1-4pm.

The festival is a day to build community and engage people in “peace building practices”. There will be music, food, speakers and performances. We recognize that people and organizations in Oakland are working hard to create peaceful solutions and we want everyone to share their tools and campaigns!

At the festival there will be “Demo’s”, not tabling, by youth organizations and community groups. Our hope is that young people throughout Oakland and the Bay Area participate in 15-20 minute demonstrations, up to 3 times throughout the festival. The Demo’s will impart some kind of peace making tool to participants. There will be long breaks between demo’s with food and performances, and plenty of time for people to network.

What: Silence the Violence Peace Day Festival
When: Saturday, June 1st 1:00-4:00pm
Where: Unity High School, 6038 Brann St, Oakland, CA 94605
Who: Young people from Oakland and the Bay Area

For more information go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/455403464548808/

The Urban Peace Movement’s Peace Ambassadors at United Roots.

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