Come See Lisa Shannon
Author of “A Thousand Sisters: My Journey into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman”
Tuesday, April 12th from 1:00-2:00pm
PCC Sylvania Performing Arts Center
Founder of the Run for Congo Women, Portland's own, Lisa Shannon has devoted herself to helping women in the Congo. An inspiring and engaging speaker, Lisa has been featured on Oprah and in the New York Times. Lisa's courage and compassion have caused her to become a grassroots political activist working to end the use of "conflict minerals". Her powerful story will inspire you and shed light upon what is going on in today's Congo.
For Tickets, please go to:
·Chris Seymour at the SE Center Information Booth
·Stephanie Downer on the 1st floor of the Downtown Center
·The Sylvania Multicultural Center
·The Rock Creek Multicultural Center
·Birgit Wedel in the Cascade Library
Copies of “A Thousand Sisters: My Journey into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman” will be available for purchase and autographs at the event.
This event is sponsored by the Staff Development Office in support of Greg Gerstner, participant in the 2011 Dr. Susanne M. Christopher Leadership Internship Program.