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Benefit Concert September 23: Emma’s Revolution September 23 @ 7:30 pm – September 23 @ 9:00 pm
September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm$10 – $35
Known for fearless, truth-telling lyrics and melodies you can’t resist singing, Emma’s Revolution is the award-winning activist duo of Pat Humphries & Sandy O. Now in their 20th year, the duo writes songs about critical issues happening in the world, lending their voices to the movements those issues inspire and delivering moving, uplifting performances, whether on stage or on screen. Emma’s Revolution’s songs have travelled around the world and have been sung for the Dalai Lama, praised by Pete Seeger, and covered by Holly Near.
All proceeds from the concert go to support the Immigrant Justice Initiative (IJI), a ministry of The Community Church of Chapel Hill Unitarian Universalist that sponsors and assists asylum seekers whose lives were in danger in the countries from which they fled. IJI, with support from Kehillah Synagogue, other faith communities, and the community, has provided housing and all other financial needs for 22 immigrants over the last 3 years. These immigrants are generally not permitted to work for at least the first year that they are in this country. Thereafter, they will face very large legal expenses to achieve their dreams of a fresh and safe future.