Remembering Wangari Maathai, Monday November 14th in NYC

Invitation for the memorial ceremony/Screen capture

There will be a memorial ceremony for Wangari Maathai, who passed away in late September, on Monday. Anyone in New York is welcome to attend—it's at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine at 4:30 pm on Monday, Nov. 14. Details and description as follows:

(1940–2011)
A Memorial Ceremony
Philosopher, environmentalist, educationist, political activist, freedom fighter, mother, grandmother, guiding light. We will miss her. We will celebrate her. We will emulate her. We will never forget her.—H. E. Macharia Kamau, Ambassador and Permanent Representative at Kenya Mission to United Nations

All are invited to attend. The ceremony will begin promptly.

Please, no flowers or presents.

Donations to Green Belt Movement

Tags: Africa | Deforestation | Kenya | New York City

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