Visual Artists Guild Annual Award Dinner Honoring The Ladies in White: Keynote by Berta Soler

Visual Artists Guild

Cordially invite you to our
Annual Award Dinner
&
Commemoration of the 26th Anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre

In the spring of 1989, Beijing erupted with the largest spontaneous demonstrations the Peoples’ Republic of China had witnessed in its 40-year history.  The pro-democracy movement quickly spread to over 40 cities around China before the world witnessed the horrors of the government’s brutal crackdown.  As the Chinese people fled from the tanks and guns, they asked the international press to let the world know the truth.

They asked the world not to forget

May 30, 2015

Keynote Speaker

Berta Soler: Leader of Cuba’s Ladies in White

Honoring

Cuba’s Ladies in White: Damas de Blanco
A movement founded in 2003 by wives and female relatives of Cuba’s imprisoned dissidents.

Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement
A movement started in 2014 in demanding true universal suffrage in Hong Kong

Women’s Rights in China WrChina
Jing Zhang, founder of the group, aimed to combat gender discrimination in China, to fight for girl babies’ equal rights to survive

Su Chanlan
Member of WrChina. Currently imprisoned in China to be tried for subversion for her vocal support of the Umbrella Movement

Posthumous Honor
Lucas Kemp
Human rights activist, Amnesty International Group 22

Co-Sponsor: Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba

Date:  Saturday, May 30, 2015
Time: 5:00 p.m.  Reception and Registration
          6:00 p.m.  Dinner
Place: Golden Dragon Restaurant
           960 North Broadway, Los Angeles, California 90012   Phone: 213-626-2039
Cost:  $35, $50, $100 each ticket for a 10 course Chinese Banquet dinner.  Each table sits ten people.
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Please mail check no later than May 22nd, 2015  payable to Visual Artists Guild:
Visual Artists Guild, P. O. Box 861132, Los Angeles, California 90086-1132

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