What: Western Michigan University Public Talk with Nobel Peace Prize Winner Rigoberta Menchú Tum
When: Friday, March 24TBD . Where: Western Michigan University Free and open to the public
Details: Join us for this inspiring talk by a Nobel Peace Laureate and engaged participants from across Michgian. In 1996, Guatemala's 36-year civil war ended with a peace accord. Menchú Tum fought to have the Guatemalan political and military establishment tried in court, and ran for President of Guatemala in 2007 and 2011. She also established WINAQ, the first official indigenous-led political party in national history. Rigoberta Menchú Tum has joined her sister Nobel Peace Laureates to form the Nobel Women’s Initiative, to shine the light on women and children’s rights around the world. Menchú Tum has been a member of PeaceJam since 1996.
Contact the Great Lakes team at GreatLakes@peacejam.org