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FSU to Welcome Nobel Peace Laureate

Rigoberta Toom Nobel prize winner coming to FSU
Posted at 3:58 PM, Mar 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-31 15:13:31-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-- Florida State University announces that a Nobel Peace Laureate will be on campus next week to give a public talk.

Rigoberta Toom will be on campus Friday, April 8th as a part of the "Peace-Jam Southeast Public Talk and Conference".

The program is coordinated by the FSU Center for Leadership & Social Change.

Toom is a lifetime activist known for organizing peaceful resistance during the 1980's and participating in a farm strike for better working conditions.

She also organized large demonstrations in Guatemala during the country's 30 years of dictatorship, war and violence.

The talk will be at 6 p-m at the Turnbull Conference Center.