TRANSRACIAL PARENTING JOINS SISTAWORKS IN HOSTING A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL
HOLDING THE LIGHT TO BRING BACK OUR GIRLS – SISTAWORKS, INC. HOSTS CANDLELIGHT VIGIL IN SUPPORT OF KIDNAPPED NIGERIAN SCHOOLGIRLS
New Orleans, LA (July 21, 2014) –Wednesday, July 23, 2014 will mark 100 days of captivity for more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls. Local nonprofit, SISTAWorks, Inc. and its coalition partners will host a candlelight vigil 8:00 PM Tuesday night, July 22nd, at the St. Augustine Church- Tomb of the Unknown Slave, 1210 Governor Nicolls Street in New Orleans to continue to shine a spotlight on the plight of the missing schoolgirls and other girls and women who also have been abducted.
“The lives of the Chibok school girls are precious and valuable, as are the lives of all women and girls. It is essential for us to come together to maintain a sense of urgency for their well-being. They have a fundamental right to freedom, and it is up to all of us to see them through, until their freedom is restored,” explains SISTAWorks executive director, E. Aminata Brown. “As conscious global citizens, we are very concerned with the suffering that is being inflicted on these precious young girls. It is important for us to let the Nigerian people and the entire world know that we have not forgotten the need to bring back our girls.”