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150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's Birth

Gandhi 150, and Gandhi's Global Legacy International Conference

Mahatma Gandhi's 150th Birthday Celebration

October 2

Exhibition on lives of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Daisaku Ikeda, and Cesar Chavez
9 a.m. at the Henry Madden Library Ellipse Gallery.
Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro will speak at a ribbon cutting event. The exhibition will remain open during library hours until Oct. 12.

Candlelight vigil for World Peace
6 p.m. at the Fresno State Peace Garden
The event will include a garlanding and flower ceremony, speakers, classical dances, mediation and candlelight vigil.


Gandhi’s Global Legacy International Conference

October 10 & 11

Click here for full conference schedule and registration.

Gandhi’s Global Legacy International C

Keynote Speakers

  • Rev. James Lawson Jr., activist and university professor
  • Dolores Huerta, civil rights activist
  • Nipun Mehta, servicespace.org founder
  • Mary Elizabeth King, professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the United Nations-affiliated University for Peace
  • Ramsey Jay Jr., accomplished Fresno State alumnus and leader of the California State University, Fresno President’s Southern California Council

Featuring

  • An evening of classical Indian music

Ela Gandhi - "Gandhian legacy and challenges ahead in the 21st century: personal perspectives"

Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in the North Gym


Human Rights Coalition of the Central Valley

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the North Gym 

In partnership with the Ethics Center.