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Saturday, March 28, 2009

Earthplace Hosts Nigerian Human Rights Activist

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Westport’s Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, Friday night hosted a lecture by Nigerian human rights, civil rights and democracy activist Hafsat Abiola.The event was sponsored by the Connecticut Council of Vital Voices and Earthplace. Pictured are members of the Vital Voices Connecticut Council Steering Committee: back row: Elyse Nelson (head of the Washington, D.C. Vital Voices Global Partnership), Roberta Cooper (Westport), Thuy Tranthi (Westport), Avonne Seidman (Westport), Hafsat Abiola, Carol Mack (Weston), Joanne Krantz (Fairfield) and Lisa Teixeira (Westport). Front row: Amanda Glendinning (Ridgefield), Shelia Weiss (Westport), Nancy Wergeles (Weston), Susan Glendinning (Ridgefield), Sadie Gunuey (Weston) and Amy Kalafa (Weston). (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Nell Mednick for WestportNow.com


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