Bahai News - Unity rally at Capitol Rotunda to feature Mayor Hasara, music
Unity rally at Capitol Rotunda to feature Mayor Hasara, music
The fourth annual Race Unity Rally will take place at 1 p.m. June 3 at the
State Capitol Rotunda.
The rally is sponsored by the Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of
Springfield, the Springfield Dominican Sisters and the Women's International
League for Peace and Freedom.
Speakers include Mayor Karen Hasara; Peoria Mayor Lowell Grieves; Vibert
White, professor at the University of Illinois at Springfield; Kathryn
Harris, Illinois State Historical Library director; as well as speakers
from the sponsoring groups.
Music will be provided by the Springfield Urban League Youth Choir and the
Frank Trompeter Jazz Quintet.
Attendees are encouraged to gather at the Capitol Complex Visitor's Center
at 12:15 p.m. and march together to the Capitol building.
The rally is endorsed by various groups, many of which will have literature
and representatives at the rally, including the Urbana mayor's office, the
Springfield Chinese American Association, Brother to Brother, Springfield
Greens, National Image Inc., Springfield Chapter; Frontier's International
Club of Springfield, the Coalition to Promote Human Dignity and Diversity,
Grace United Methodist Church, and the United Nations Association, State of
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