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NCJW/LA Theatrical Fundraiser: "No Word in Guyanese for Me"

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This play by Wendy Graf is about a gay Muslim trying to reconcile her faith and her sexuality. The fundraiser benefits NCJW/LA Women Helping Women's Esther Lewin Emergency Survival Fund.

1:30 p.m. Dessert Reception

2:00 p.m. Performance

A Talkbalk following the performance will be moderated by Steve Julian, host of "Morning Edition" on KPCC Southern California Public Radio. Scheduled panelists include:

•  Playwright Wendy Graf, director Anita Khanzadian, and actress Anna Khaja

•  James Gilliam, Deputy Executive Director and LGBT Project Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California

•  Ahilan Arulanantham, Deputy Legal Director and Director of National Security and Immigrants Rights of ACLU of Southern California

Tickets are $50 ($35 of which is tax-deductible; Tax ID #95-1641433).

Just announced: Student tickets are $15 (please present valid student ID at Will Call). RSVP by Sunday at 11 a.m. to 323-852-8515 or peggy@ncjwla.org.

Space is limited, so buy your tickets early!

About the Esther Lewin Emergency Survival Fund (ESF): The ESF provides vital assistance with food, clothing, transportation, housing, holiday meals, and gifts for women, children, and families who are at risk and in need in our community--regardless of culture, ethnicity, religion, race, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

About NCJW/LA: National Council of Jewish Women is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. The National Council of Jewish Women’s Los Angeles Section (NCJW/LA) has been at the forefront of social change for almost a century by providing the Los Angeles community with programs and services. Today NCJW/LA serves more than 15,000 individuals each year by providing over 220,000 hours of programs and with the support of nearly 350 volunteers.

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