Thursday, July 28, 2016
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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Harriet Tubman Theater
The Cincinnati Human Relations Commission (CHRC), National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Greater Cincinnati Human Rights Campaign, Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Office of City of Cincinnati Councilmember Chris Seelbach and University of Cincinnati LGBTQ Center are partnering to honor the victims of the Pulse Nightclub tragedy with a vigil and community conversation 49 Lights: Cincinnati Remembers on Thursday, July 28, 2016 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202. This event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are requested as seating is limited.
On June 12, 2016, 49 innocent lives were lost and countless others were forever changed by an extreme act of violence in Orlando. 49 Lights: Cincinnati Remembers will honor those who have passed on with the lighting of 49 candles as the victims’ names are read and will include a panel discussion providing a call to action for our community to actively work towards having more positive human relations. This joint community program represents the diversity of cultures and the unity of our nation, here in Cincinnati.
49 Lights: Cincinnati Remembers panelists include Amy Schlag, Director of the University of Cincinnati LGBTQ Center, Steve Newsome, HRC Steering Committee Member, Lourdes Ribera, former LULAC Ohio and Cincinnati President, and Karen Dabdoub, Executive Director & Litigation Assistant of CAIR, Cincinnati Chapter.