Jeff Mackler, West Coast Coordinator for the Lynne Stewart
Defense Committee, Nat’l Coordinator for the Mumia Abu Jamal Defense
Lynne Stewart, human rights attorney facing up to 30 years in
Pope Benedict the 16th
ANGELA BONAVOGLIA, author of "Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are
Leading the Fight to Change the Church"
Nanette Navarre (na-VARR) — associate pastor at Saint George and
Saint Kasmir parishes, poor inner-city parishes in Saginaw, Michigan
— two of the very few in which women are allowed to preach.
ROBERT ELLSBERG, editor in chief of Orbis Books (publishers for the
Maryknoll Order) and author of "All Saints"
A celebration of the 10th anniversary of VALA, a Berkeley-based arts
organization serving public schools.
VALA Gala, Sunday 4/24, 1 5 PM @ Cafe de la Paz
1600 Shattuck @ Cedar, Berkeley
Raymond Nat Turner of Up Surge
Tina Rotenberg, Director of Visual Arts/Language Arts
Josh Vigil, student
Jennifer Stone with Stone’s Throw
Pamela Michael, travel editor
Pico Iyer, author of "Sun After Dark: Flights into the Foreign"
Michael Shapiro, author of "A Sense of Place: Great Travel Writers Talk
Craft, Lives and Inspiration"