Amnesty Group Marks Human Rights Milestone

for immediate release March 26, 1998

Abilene Christian University's chapter of Amnesty International is sponsoring a week-long observance of the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights next week.

Festivities include:

Monday, March 30 - A giant 50th-year birthday cake will be presented during lunch in The Bean in the McGlothlin Campus Center.

Tuesday, March 31 - "Reading Our Rights," a poetry reading from 8-10 p.m. in the Bean Sprout in basement of the McGlothlin Campus Center.

Thursday, April 2 - Daily Assembly (Chapel) conducted by AI members at 11 a.m. in Moody Coliseum.

Friday, April 3 - Campus bands perform for AI from 4:30 p.m.-?, at the Hardwood Cafe (the deck outside the McGlothlin Campus Center).

Saturday, April 4 - Amnesty International hosts a workshop on human rights and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, with human right activist Patrick Manson of Dallas presenting from 1-3 p.m. in the Learning Enhancement Center (basement of the Brown Library).

Chapter sponsor Dr. Darryl Tippens, professor of English, can be reached at 674-2252.

If you are a member of the media who would like more information about this release, please contact Malissa Endsley, director of media relations, at or call 915-674-2692.

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Last update: March 30, 1998