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May 29 Commemorative Events in Chicago

An update on the day’s program for Chicago as we head toward the events commemorating May 29, 2011 (the day of Oscar’s arrest and subsequent imprisonment for the last 30 years),

1) Arrival of the Freedom Walkers
Over 30 Freedom Walkers will be arriving to the Unity Ecumenical Service, several of which will have marched almost 200 miles in 10 days, from Terre Haute, IN to Chicago, IL and the majority marching 30 miles to Chicago. HELP US GREET THEM by joining us at the Ecumenical Service below.

2) Unity Ecumenical Service
Lincoln Methodist Memorial Church
2242 S. Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60608

3) Arrival of the Freedom Bikers and Cultural Event at La Casita de Don Pedro
Over 30 Freedom Bikers will be arriving to La Casita de Don Pedro, after biking to and from Glenview, IL where Oscar Lopez Rivera was arrested on May 29, 1981. HELP US GREET THEM! Join us at the cultural celebration below.

La Casita de Don Pedro
2625 W. Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622

Included are a series of attachments, including the Sunday Bulletin announcement insert for the service on next Sunday, May 29, 2011 as well as the press release for the Freedom Walk, pledge sheet and leaflet. Lastly, the Call to a Season of Prayer and Meditation for Oscar Lopez Rivera is also attached. Please download the attachments to gather pledges, mobilize your church and contact press for this event. See you on Sunday, May 29!

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