On the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, join us in celebrating all the peoples and nations who aspire to greater protections. Reaffirm with us our commitment to supporting the dignity and rights of every person in every nation.
With food, music, poetry, dance, and more, representing many nationalities and traditions, we will pay lively homage to the ideals that inspired the Universal Declaration. Highlights of the celebration, which is Sunday, Dec. 10, 11 am to 1 pm at our meetinghouse and on Zoom:
Clara Kim is a Korean-born American composer and musician at the forefront of her generation in the interpretation of contemporary music. She has collaborated with many celebrated and imaginative musical artists.
Turkish artist Frida De Myr removes boundaries, combining classic techniques with digital sculpture, panoramic photos, robotics, and augmented reality.
Members of the Nai-Ni Chen Asian-American Dance Company will perform a dance created during the pandemic to show the importance of human relationships and our longing for connection with one another.
Society member Azar Gordon, Iranian-American, will tell us about the role poetry played in social commentary in the days before the 1978-79 Iranian Revolution.
- Teaneck Mayor Michael Pagan’s declaration of support
- Paterson Youth Photography Project
- Readings from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in many languages
- Our Society’s ethical connection to the Universal Declaration
- Our Society’s current social action work
- International tasting, with samples of ethnic foods
We welcome you to join us on Sunday, Dec. 10, 11 am at the meetinghouse as we honor human rights and the rich, global culture. If you cannot attend in person, you may join via Zoom. The Zoom link will be in our weekly Focus newsletter and may be obtained by emailing [email protected].