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Nakba 60th Commemoration in Cities Near You

April 29th, 2008

We encourage all our supporters and member organizations to attend these events.If you do not see your event listed, please add it by clicking here.

Please note that the inclusion of these events in this email or on our on-line calendar does not constitute an endorsement of them.

You can help commemorate the Nakba with our Nakba 60 Pins. Click here or on the image to the right to get a handsome key-shaped lapel pin with butterfly clasp.




MAY EVENTS:

May 31, 2008: Portland, OR 
What
: Commemorating 60 years of Palestinian dispossession, 40 years of Israeli occupation
Where: Hoffman Hall Portland State University 1833 SW Eleventh, Portland
When: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Contact(s): Peter Miller info@auphr.org
Organizer(s): Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights


JUNE EVENTS

June 1, 2008: Washington, DC
What
: Gathering to remember the Nakba during Israel birthday celebrations, with map of destroyed villages, quilt of village names and a Dr. Seuss play about racism and apartheid.
Where: Washington National Mall between 3rd and 4th Streets, 300 Madison Dr NW, Washington, DC
When: 12:00pm
Contact(s): Brian Hennessey bhennessey@bluecrab.org 202 378 0868
Organizer(s): Coalition for Justice and Accountability (CJA) & Vineeta Foundation

June 1, 2008: San Francisco, CA 
What
: Protest "Israel In The Gardens" Bring your "end the occupation" signs!
Where: Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, Downtown
When: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

June 1, 2008: Madison, WI 
What
: A fundraising Nakba commemoration featuring Middle Eastern appetizers, live music, photographs and poetry.  Proceeds go to Gaza relief.
Where: Bunky's Cafe, 2827 Williamson Street, Madison, WI
When: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Contact(s): Barb Olson rafahsistercity@yahoo.com
Organizer(s): Madison-Rafah Sister City Project