Emmanuel Jal – We Want Peace

Emmanuel Jal was born into the life of a child solider. Through unbelievable struggles, Emmanuel managed to survive and emerge as a world-famous recording artist with a hit record under his belt. Called an artist “with the potential of a young Bob Marley” by Peter Gabriel, he has performed at Live 8 and Nelson Mandela’s 90th b-day concert. His music can be heard in major motion pictures, TV, and he’s been featured in major outlets like TIME, USA Today, NPR, CNN, MTV, & the BBC. Emmanual is also a spokesperson for Amnesty International and Oxfam, and created the charitable foundation, Gua Africa…

….and he’s speaking at York!

Come hear his story Thursday February 17th at 3pm in the Tribute Community Recital Hall.

Pay-What-You-Can Admission, with a recommended donation of $2.

Check out Emmanuel Jal at

The Theatre Student Association would like to thank everyone who is making this event possible:

-Department of Theatre, York University
-Department of Music, York Univeristy
-The Creative Arts Student Association (CASA)
-The Dance Student Association (DSA)
-Campus For Christ
-The York Federation of Students (YFS)
– Winters College and Winters College Council
-Puma Canada for their generous raffle donations
-Dean Barbara Sellers Young
-Members of Stars, Sam Roberts, and the Stills, for their generous donation of tickets to their show Feb.23 @ The Horseshoe Tavern.


About casayorku

Creative Arts Student Association (CASA) is the governing student body in the Faculty of Fine Arts. We exist in order to represent your interests to the administration, and are here to provide you with encouragement and support. This is achieved through the coordination of services, events, and activities which will enhance our immediate cultural community as well as the University as a whole. We strive to foster a sense of inter-departmental connectedness and belonging.
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