Hold The Light for Haiti and Chile Fundraiser

Hold The Light for Haiti & Chile      Tenga La Luz para Haití & Chile      Tenir La Lumière pour Haïti & Chili

Poetry Fundraiser

Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC)
1433 Madison Street, Oakland, CA

Friday, April 30, 2010,   6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

 Wanda Sabir  —  Host

 Haitian Poet Boadiba  —  Keynote Speaker


Bay Area Poets Reading:

San Francisco Poet Laureate Diane di Prima, former California Poet Laureate Al Young, former San Francisco Poet Laureate devorah major, Alameda Poet Laureate Mary Rudge, PEN President Floyd Salas, Before Columbus Foundation Founder Ishmael Reed, Michael McClure, Claire Ortalda,  Tennessee Reed, Shailja Patel,  Jack & Adelle Foley, Lucha Corpi, Maya Chinchilla, Oscar Bermeo, Meg Day,  Amir Rabiyah, Sharon Doubiago, Kiala Givehand, Karla Brundage, Vanessa Huang, John Curl, Kari McAllister,  La Tigresa, Joan Gelfand, Ayodele Nzinga, Nina Serrano, Mamacoatl, Rafael Jesús González,  Andrew Hayes, Kirk Lumpkin, Kim Shuck, Ava Square LeVias, Daniel Y. Harris


All funds raised will benefit:   Haiti Emergency Relief Fund  &

Doctors Without Borders

Sponsors;         Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California, PEN Oakland, Before Columbus Foundation, San Francisco Bayview Newspaper,  http://www.averynicedesignstudio.org/     http://bcphotographyimagesoflatinamerica.com

Suggested Donation:            $5 – $10, No one turned away for lack of funds


For more information, contact:  Kim McMillon  kimmac@pacbell.net or call (510) 681-5652




Hold The Light for Haiti and Chile, April 30, 2010, 6-9 PM, Islamic Cultural Center, Oakland


4 comments on “Hold The Light for Haiti and Chile Fundraiser”

  1. Dear Kim,
    I’ll email poet and journalist Deborah Grossman, who was in Chile during the earthquake about your fundraising for Haiti and Chile.


    Teresa LeYung Ryan, Author of Love Made of Heart
    (I Speak out openly on Behalf of Parents Who Suffer From the Stigma of Mental Illness)

    • Dear Teresa,

      It is September 16th, and I have finally started working on my site. I hope I remember. Thank you for all your help and support.


  2. I forgot to check ‘Subscribe.’

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