Nov 04 2011

13 Moon Walk 4 Peace Completes its Epic 13 Month Walk for Peace

13 Moon Walk 4 Peace Completes its Epic 13 Month Walk for Peace, a walk that has taken them across the country to over sixty communities across America, in Atlanta, GA on 11-11-11 (Nov.11, 2011) at the King Center. moonwalk_peace Peace Walkers invite people from the community of Atlanta and surrounding areas, as well as across the nation to Walk A Mile 4 Peace. Walk the final miles with the Peace Walkers into Atlanta. The intention for the walk is to “awaken the heart of America” by giving voice to the voiceless and visibility to the invisible. Contact David DeFebo for daily updates to our schedule and actual walk routes. Walk A Mile or more with the Walkers:

Monday, Nov. 7th: A 7 mile day, beginning at Suwanee at Buford Hwy toward Russell Street Tues, Nov, 8th: A 7 mile day, beginning at Pleasant Hill Road and Buford HWY Wed, Nov 9th: A 5 mile day, beginning at Jimmy Carter Blvd and Buford NWY Thurs, Nov 10th: A total of a 5 mile day, beginning at Pinetree Shopping Center on Buford, NWY The final leg of the 13 month 13 Moon Walk 4 Peace begins at 10AM on Friday, Nov 11th beginning at Freedom Park on Moreland Ave past the Jimmy Carter Center to The King Center. Walkers will gather at 9:30am and the walk will start promptly at 10am. It is important that we are on time as the police escort for rolling street closures as we walk will have a specific schedule. *Honorees and special quest staying at the hotel, the bus will be leaving the hotel at 8:30am. Our estimated arrival at the King Center is 11:00 am.  We will join together at 11:11 am, with others all over the world, to pray for peace and healing in our communities, around the country and the world. This is a great moment for the transformation of humanity and the ushering in of a golden age of peace, love, and renewal. We will participate in a tour of the King Center at the conclusion of the walk. For those returning to the hotel, the bus will depart at 1pm. There will be a late lunch/ early dinner served at the Asian Buffet across from the hotel beginning at 2:30pm. The cost is $7 for all you can eat. Honorees will be the guest of the 13 Moon Walk 4 Peace. Please eat and return to the hotel for some rest as this is a full day. The bus will depart from the hotel at 6pm for the Honoree Ceremony. 11-11-11 Peacemakers Honorees Recognition Ceremony from 7pm – 10pm. Peacemakers from around the country and Atlanta, GA will be recognized as Peacemaker Heroes in communities across America. Our Peacemaker Heroes are making a difference by:  Helping those in need in their communities; Preserving tradition and culture; Giving voice to the voiceless and visibility to the invisible; and Creating a sustainable future with reverence for Mother Earth. The program will take place at Morehouse College, Merrill Hall, Rm 111, 830 West-View Dr., SW, Atlanta, GA 30314 *Honorees and special quest staying at the hotel, the bus will be leaving the hotel at 6pm. 11-12-11 The Peace Walkers are sponsoring a “Sleep Out” to raise awareness of homelessness in Atlanta and across the country. Times and locations will be announced. According the Metro Atlanta Taskforce for the Homeless: - The fastest growing group of homeless people is children under 9 years of age. - Atlanta is the poorest city in the U.S. for children - more children in Atlanta live in poverty than in any other city. - 48% of all the children in Atlanta in poverty live in families with annual incomes of less than $15,000 a year. - For children under age 6 living in female-headed families with no spouse present, the poverty rate is 58.8%. * 11-11-11       Peace Walker Honoree Rev. Albert Sampson, Senior Pastor at Fernwood United Methodist Church of Chicago, IL, the only African American Church with a Department of Agriculture, and the founder of the George Washington Carver F.A.R.M. nonprofit organization. He is also the only SCLC minister ordained by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will speak at Morehouse from 5pm to 6pm on his unique approach to quality, affordable food from southern farmers to urban communities. Location: Morehouse College, Merrill Hall, Rm 111, 830 West-View Dr., SW, Atlanta, GA 30314. This program is sponsored by the M-WISE Farm Initiative Accommodations for our out of town Honorees & Guests: We have chosen a hotel in Stone Mountain, GA, for the peacemaker honorees and their guests. To make your reservations contact the Country Inn & Suites, at 1852 Rockbridge Rd., Stone Mountain, GA. 30087. Phone # 770- 465-6515. We have blocked off a group of rooms under the name of 13 Moon Walk 4 Peace, with a discount rate of $79 plus tax, for 1-4 people per room. If you want to share a room and need a person(s) to share the room, we will provide a list of names and numbers. This rate includes a complete breakfast, not just continental; the use of a private meeting room for our group from 2:00-4:00 on Friday, & 8:00-4:00 on Saturday. The hotel has an indoor pool, and is in walking distance to several restaurants and stores.

If you are in need of airport pickup and drop-off, please email Karen Watson at her email address  mailto:[email protected], with cell phone number, dates, airline, flight number and number in party. All pickups will be curbside outside of the baggage claim area for your airline. Please make sure to notify Karen, at the above email, if there are any changes to your flights. If you need to speak with her personally her number is 334-596-3756.

We would like to thank the following for their support: City of Atlanta, Friends of Peace Pilgrim, PEACE Tea, Spirit of Truth Foundation, M-WISE Farm Initiative of Morehouse College, City of Atlanta, all of our honorees and special guests, and the 13 Moon Walk 4 Peace Team! Audri Williams

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