Americans Against Gun Violence president, Dr. Bill Durston, will be the keynote speaker at the annual AfriPeace Foundation Benefit Dinner on the evening of Saturday, October 13. The dinner is being held in Edwards Plaza of the Country Day School, 2636 Latham Drive, in Sacramento, from 6-9 PM. The event is a fundraiser for the AfriPeace Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, whose mission is to promote peace, non-violence, and justice in Africa and her diaspora with an emphasis on youth education and cross-cultural exchange. Dr. Durston will be speaking on the topic, “Preventing Gun Violence: from Africa to the Americas.” Tickets for the event are $35 via advance purchase or $40 at the door. The event will also include live music and dance performances, Ethiopian cuisine, and a silent auction to benefit the AfriPeace Foundation.