On Tuesday, October 22nd, Gonzaga University Institute for Hate Studies is presenting the 5th annual Take Action Against Hate (TAAH) banquet. It will be held at Gonzaga University in the Globe Room of Cataldo Hall from 6:30-8:30 pm; doors open at 5:45. Individual reservations are $50, table reservations are $400 (8 seats). A sponsorship of $500 includes a table for 8, a logo on the printed program, and acknowledgement from the stage.
Joseph G. Bock, Ph.D. will be the guest speaker. Bock is the Director of Global Health Training for the Eck Institute for Global Health at the University of Notre Dame. He is also the author of The Technology of Nonviolence: Social Media and Violence Prevention.
The Eva Lassman Take Action Against Hate Awards will be awarded to: World Outside My Shoes – Carl and Teresa Wilkens (Organization), and Linda Pall, J.D., Ph.D. (Individual).
As a young humanitarian INGO leader, Carl Wilkens was the only American who chose to remain in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide; he is responsible for saving hundreds of children and others. Today, the Wilkinses speak at venues throughout the world, building peace, and openness toward “the Other.”
As a practicing attorney, longtime human rights leader and Moscow city councilor, founder of the annual “Finding the Center” conference, Latah County Human Rights Task Force member, and recently-retired faculty member at the University of Idaho Law School and WSU, Dr. Pall has received the Rosa Parks Award, the Idaho State Bar Diversity Section Access to Justice Award, the Abdul Mannan and Ismat Sheikh Human Rights Award, and been honored by the City of Moscow with a “Linda Pall Day.”
For more information about the event and the Gonzaga Institute for Hate Studies, visit their website.