The Ethiopian American Council (EAC) presents:
"Protecting the Democratic rights of the Ethiopian People: Reflection and Next Steps"
On July 2nd, 2006, the Ethiopian American Council (EAC) will hold a forum on " Protecting the Democratic rights of the Ethiopian People: Reflection and Next Steps" at Hilton Los Angeles Airport, 5711 West Century Boulevard Los Angeles California.
Distinguished guests will include, the Honorable Ana Gomes, Head of the 2005 European Union's Observer Mission to Ethiopia and member of the European Parliament, and Mr. Gregory Simpkins, a Professional Staff Member for the U.S. House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operation and adviser to the Chairman on Africa policy.
Other speakers include, distinguished Ethiopian legal scholars, political scientists and human rights advocates.
In order to make participation convenient for thousands of Ethiopians, the forum will take place in Los Angeles during the 23rd Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA). The forum will be used as a springboard to launch a nation-wide campaign and to organize Ethiopians and Ethiopian Americans with a view to making them a viable and influential community in the United States.
By almost all measures, the forum is a must attend. Mark your calendar to attend this rare event, which will be a turning point for the community at large.