The Middle East Children's Alliance & The American Friends Service Committee present Palestinian journalist and refugee, Ahmed Abu Artema --one of the original organizers of the Gaza Great March of Return. He will speak about his experience, the future of nonviolent actions in Palestine, and his vision for a just and lasting peace. He advocates for restoration of Palestinian rights, and his writings have appeared in the New York Times, the Nation, and more.
Ahmed will be joined by Jehad Abusalim, a Chicago-based activist/scholar from Gaza and AFSC Program Associate.This event is part of AFSC's national speaking tour, "Hashtag to Headlines: How the Gaza Great March of Return Challenged the World"!!
Tickets: $15, $25, $50 -- $50 ticket includes reserved seating in front rows!
Benefit for projects in Gaza
For info: 510-548-0542, bWVjYSB8IG1lY2Fmb3JwZWFjZSAhIG9yZw==
I Helped Start the Gaza Protests. I Don’t Regret It. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/14/opinion/gaza-protests-organizer-great-return-march.html
With the Great Return March, Palestinians Are Demanding a Life of Dignity https://www.thenation.com/article/with-the-great-return-march-palestinians-are-demanding-a-life-of-dignity/