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Agenda for next meeting: Amnesty International – TriCities Branch 176 – Oct. 24th, 7 to 8:30 p.m.in Room 127 at City Centre Library Welcome and roundtable (if there are new people). Appointment of notetaker. Lighting of the candle May this light represent the light we offer to those who cannot light their own candle for love and justice. Welcome - Introductions Speaker Carolina Barrocas on “Brazil –Democracy in peril” Petition/Letter Writing Quick Flicks Grant application update Plans for Monday, Dec. 10, International Human Rights Day - Focus on Write4Rights cases - Publicity - Tickets & posters - Silent auction – collection, storage and arrangement at event - Music - Speaker - Emcee Next Meetings: Wed. Nov. 28 – need someone to prepare agenda; Monday, Dec. 10 Candle Extinguishing: Take courage, friends. The way is often hard, the path is never clear, and the stakes are very high. Take courage. For deep down, we know that love can overcome fear; And justice will find the light. There is nothing better we can do than to Offer the light. May it go home in our hearts and be offered to those who need it.

Coquitlam City Cntre Library, Room 127,

1169 Pinetree Way, · Coquitlam, BC

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In Anmore, Belcarra, Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam we're here - supporting Human Rights for All People (http://www.amnesty.ca/about/history/history_of_amnesty_international/Amnesty_International_memebers.php):

"Amnesty International members are unshakable partisans of the right of every person to live in security, dignity and freedom.

"Wherever a person is tortured or "disappeared," wherever a person is unfairly tried or subject to execution, wherever a person is imprisoned for their beliefs or forced to flee from persecution - that's where Amnesty members will be.

"You'll find Amnesty supporters are determined, caring people with gentle tools in hand: their appeals, their generous donations, their banners, their vigils, their teach-ins, their fundraising benefits, their insistent but polite hectoring of public officials.

"And their glowing candles - which they shine on the worst secrets of our times, and which they hold securely, protectively and hopefully against the wind.

"The Amnesty candle ... this fragile flame that Amnesty supporters won't allow to be extinguished."

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