Funeral services for Vera Pearl Arnwine

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Friday, August 26, 2022

Chicago, IL – Funeral services for Vera Pearl Arnwine, the mother of Attorney Barbara Arnwine, president/founder of the Transformative Justice Coalition, will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, August 27, 2022, at the New Commandment Baptist Church, 15548 Paramount Blvd., Paramount, CA.

“We extend our condolences to Attorney Arnwine on the loss of her precious mother,” said Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. “She was the guiding light in the life of not only her daughter and her family, but hundreds whose lives she touched. May she rest in peace and power.”

The repast will be held at Westchester Park, 7000 W. Manchester Avenue, Los Angeles, CA.

Mrs. Arnwine will be laid to rest at the Inglewood Park Cemetery in the Garden of Roses, 720 E. Florence Ave., Inglewood, CA.

Rainbow PUSH Coalition is a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international organization that was formed in December 1996 by the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. through merging of two organizations he founded Operation PUSH People United to Serve Humanity (estab. 1971) and the Rainbow Coalition (estab. 1984). With headquarters in Chicago and offices in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and Oakland, the organization works to make the American Dream a reality for all citizens while advocating for peace and justice around the world. RPC is dedicated to improving the lives of all people by serving as a voice for the voiceless. Its mission is to protect, defend and gain civil rights by leveling the economic and educational playing fields while promoting peace and justice around the world.

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