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Our campus spotlights three icons of peace building – Martin Luther King, Jr., Mahatma Gandhi and Daisaku Ikeda – on Sunday, Jan. 31. “A Legacy of Building Peace,” free of charge, runs from 2-8 p.m. in EUC Auditorium. Keynote speaker is Dr. Lawrence Carter, dean of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel and professor of religion at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

Carter’s address begins at 4 p.m. Following his speech, Yvonne Johnson, Greensboro’s first African-American mayor, receives the 2010 Community Builders Award.

Attendees can enjoy a traveling exhibit about King, Gandhi and Ikeda – president of Soka Gakkai International, a Buddhist association with 12 million members across the globe – before and after the keynote address and awards program. The program also includes a video showing about the men.

“A Legacy of Building Peace” is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Soka Gakkai International-USA and the Piedmont-Triad Nichiren Buddhist Community.

RSVP at 291-3233, or visit http://www.sgitriadnc.org/ for more information.

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