Wednesday
Nov172010

Rigoberta Menchu Visits UPA

On November 16th 2010, Rigoberta Menchu, celebrated Nobel Peace Prize winner, visited Urban Promise Academy. A celebrated Mayan Leader and peace activist, Menchu spoke with kids about the importance of non-violence.


Below are links to photos, video, and stories that document the night. 

Pictures:
http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=249962&id=505297233&l=f10f86cc37

Univision: 
http://univision14.univision.com/noticias/video/2010-11-15/rigoberta-menchu-visito-oakland

Oakland Tribune:
http://www.insidebayarea.com/ci_16629451?IADID=Search-www.insidebayarea.com-www.insidebayarea.com

KCBS Radio:
http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2010/11/16/nobel-peace-prize-winner-speaks-in%20oakland-on-gang-violence/