To unify Somali organizations in North America that are committed to ending Ethiopian occupation and establishing a democratic state
To devise a feasible grand strategy to end the Ethiopian occupation and bring freedom, peace and justice through advocacy, raising awareness, and community mobilization
To shed light on the massacre of thousands of Somali civilians by the occupying Ethiopian troops and militias of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG)
Expected speakers and guests include distinguished members of the US Congress, highly regarded academicians, think-tank members, human rights advocators, and community leader and activists.
It is our hope that all North America Somali Diaspora community members who are committed to ending the Ethiopian occupation and establishing a democratic state will attend.
When to Make Commitment:
NOW!! Complete the online registration and payment as soon as possible
Deadline on Commitment:
November 26, 2007 ....however, the earlier you commit to this worthwhile activity, the better we can plan for registration and accommodations.
Pan Somali Council for Peace and Democracy (ISRAAC) - Ohio
Somali American Peace Council (SAPC)- Washington D.C
Somali Canadian Diaspora Alliance (SCDA) - Toronto, Canada
Somali Diaspora Network (SDN) - Virginia
Somali Institute for peace and Justice (SIPJ) - Minneapolis
United Somali Diaspora (USD) - Minneapolis
Friday, November 30 - Saturday, December 1, 2007
Best Western Falls Church
6633 Arlington Blvd
Falls Church, VA 22042
- Cost of registration - $60 (includes breakfast and lunch on both days). Please register online by scrolling down to the bottom of the page then either click on the hyperlink under registration or the image to the right
- Cost of lodging - $82.50 per room (double occupancy is also available for the same price) - you will be responsible for your hotel reservation and payment. You must call the hotel directly to reserve your room at (703) 532-9000 and state that you are attending the SCC Conference in order to get the group