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    Name: Winter Community Outreach Meeting
    Date: January 29, 2020
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM PST
    Event Description:

    Come join us at our first meeting of 2020 and hear from Rita and Leslie Lurie co-authors of Bending Toward the Sun, a mother and daughter memoir.

    In a story that evokes Anne Frank, Rita Lurie, along with 14 family members, hid from the Nazis for 2 years in a cramped, dark attic, kept alive by the courage and kindness of gentile friends. She watched helplessly as her younger brother, then mother, died before her eyes.

    Leslie, Rita’s daughter, tells how her mother’s trauma has shaped her life and that of her own daughter. Leslie Gilbert-Lurie is a writer, lawyer, former executive, and a teacher of Holocaust studies. She has been a recipient of the American Jewish Congress’ Tzedek Award for Outstanding Commitment to Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, and Justice and the Alliance for Children’s Rights Child Advocate of the Year Award.

    Seacrest Oceanfront Hotel Banquet Room
    2241 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
    (Enter through ground level of Willow Kitchen & Cocktails building)
    Date/Time Information:
    January 29, 2020 at 6:00pm
    Contact Information:
    Diversity Coalition: (805) 270-3511
    Admission is free, please RSVP at http://evite.me/4dmVyPW6Ph
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