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Ela Gandhi: A Life for Peace, from Apartheid to Democracy

Ela Gandhi, granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi, is a peace activist who will be sharing her message of social justice gathered during a lifetime establishing democracy, using nonviolence to overcome a segregated Apartheid South African regime.  Born in South Africa, she fought against discrimination and faced persecution and house arrest by the Apartheid regime that she helped to defeat. 

Ela Gandhi’s visit to South Florida is part of the Gandhi King Global Initiative (GKGI) by the King Institute at Stanford University, and the Gandhi 150 Celebration, the 150th birthday anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, born October 2, 1869.  Sponsors include the Peace, Justice and Human Rights (PJHR) Initiative at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), International Hindu University (IHU), Gandhi Square of Florida, and Aurora’s Voice.

Tickets:

General Admission $35

VIP $100 (includes seating in front and reception, plus admission to Gandhi at 150 Symposium)

FAU student/staff/faculty/alumni $10

Monday, October 21 at 4:00pm


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Auditorium

Event Type

Lecture

Tags

arts-culture

Website

http://www.fauevents.com

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