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Building Bridges for Peace to feature sister of 9/11 victim

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BREWER, Maine — Terry Rockefeller will be the keynote speaker at “Building Bridges for Peace,” at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at First Congregational Church of Brewer. Ms Rockefeller is a documentary filmmaker and a member of September Eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, an organization founded by family members of those killed on Sept. 11 to turn their grief into action for peace. Her sister Laura was working at a conference at the World Trade Center when it was attacked.

Terry works with the Iraqi civil society organization LaOnf. LaOnf (which means “no violence” in Arabic) is a network of human rights activists building a nonviolence movement to resist occupation, terrorism and corruption in Iraq.

Sponsoring organizations include: First Congregational Church of Brewer, Islamic Center of Maine, CISV Maine, Pax Christi Maine, Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine, Maine Peace Action Committee (MPAC), Rape Response Services, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Spruce Run, Unitarian-Universalist Society of Bangor, Veterans for Peace, and Voices for Peace Choir.

For more information, call 570-4486.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Bob Cottrell

Telephone Number: (207)570-4486

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Email: cottrell.bob@gmail.com