Honoring The Charleston 9: #Charleston Sea

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Date: Wednesday July 15, 2015

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Location: Gallery 2312 in Belltown, 2312 Second Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98121

Join us for a July 15 open mic and tweet up in honor of the Charleston 9 –Susie Jackson; Sharonda Coleman-Singleton; DePayne Doctor; Ethel Lance; Daniel Simmons Sr.; Senator and Reverend Clementa Pinckney; Cynthia Hurd; Tywanza Sanders –who were slain at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Both to honor the lives of the Charleston 9 and to encourage creative action, we are asking the broader Seattle community to use the Twitter hashtag #Charleston_SEA on July 15 to share tweets on racial justice, peace and healing. Original writings and quotes are all welcome.

We will be hosting a community gathering at 6:30pm at the 2312 Gallery in Belltown (2312 Second Ave). Light refreshments will be served.

If you would like to participate in the July 15 tweet up, please send a copy of your 125 character poem to Elisheba.johnson@seattle.gov.
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