Hi Amnesty Activists, Kumi Naidoo is in town!
Let's meet at the Action Centre and catch-up.
Kumi is a life-long inspirational human rights advocate from South Africa. Kumi’s first taste of activism came at age 15 when he organised and took part in an anti-apartheid protest that saw him expelled from his school. Today, after he saw a letter that Nelson Mandela had written to Amnesty International in 1962, thanking the organisation for sending a representative to observe his trial, Kumi was inspired to apply for the role as the global head of Amnesty.
To see Kumi in action here's a great speech he did at 2019 Skoll World Forum: http://bit.ly/KumiNaidooInAction
This is a great opportunity for us to get together and have a casual lunch with Kumi. It is a low-key event but one that is not to be missed.
When: Wednesday 19 June 2019
Time: 1-2pm - feel free to come earlier or stay after to catch up with other activists.
Where: Amnesty Vic Action Centre, 7/134 Cambridge St, Collingwood VIC 3066
Lunch: there will be food and drinks. Feel free to bring a plate too.
RSVP: Please RSVP through Eventbrite. Your registration will help us plan for the day.
Note: Kumi will be flying into Melbourne on that same day. We anticipate that his flight is on time. If anything changes, we will let you know as soon as we can.
If you can't make it to this event, you can catch Kumi at Amnesty's National Activists briefing from the NSW Action Centre via Zoom from your living room. An invitation will be sent to activists soon.
If you have any questions or dietary requirements, please contact Chanphyna, Treasurer of Victoria Activism Leadership Committee (ALC) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope you can make it!