LEWISBURG, Pa. - Bucknell University will host the "Unity Jam: Stop the Hate Rally," Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Beginning at 6:45 p.m., participants will gather on the Academic Quad (located in front of the Bertrand Library) and march with representative banners through campus to Hufnagle Park.
The formal event will begin at 7 p.m. in Hufnagle Park, where there will be a series of speeches and performances by both Bucknell and Lewisburg community members encouraging unity and standing against hate of any kind.
A highlight of the evening's event is a performance by singer-songwriter Melissa Ferrick. For more information, see www.melissaferrick.com.
Participants will march down Market Street around 8 p.m. and return to campus.
Members of the local community are welcome and encouraged to participate.
For more information call, Jessica A. Hess, director of Multicultural Student Services at Bucknell, at 570-577-1095.
Contact: Office of Communications
Posted Sept. 17, 2007