Public Invited to Roundtable on Ending Violence by Boko Haram in Nigeria

In response to the children that were burned alive by terrorist group Boko Haram as part of an assault in Nigeria that killed 86 people on Jan.31, 2016, Essex County Freeholder President Britnee N. Timberlake and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., are hosting a roundtable discussion on Feb. 16, at 10 a.m., at the Leroy Smith, Jr. Public Safety Building, Sheila Oliver Conference Room, 14th Floor, 60 Nelson Place, Newark, NJ. A Press Conference will follow at 12 p.m. in the same location.

The roundtable, which is open to the public, will consist of local organizations in support of ending the genocide in Nigeria and further support the Congressman as he continues to champion the issue as a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Tue, February 16
10:00 am — 1:00 pm
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In response to the children that were burned alive by terrorist group Boko Haram as part of an assault in Nigeria that killed 86 people on Jan.31, 2016, Essex County Freeholder President Britnee N. Timberlake and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., are hosting a roundtable discussion on Feb. 16, at 10 a.m., at the Leroy Smith, Jr. Public Safety Building, Sheila Oliver Conference Room, 14th Floor, 60 ...

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