We have selected the cities for this year's anti-apartheid speaking and organizing tour with Diana Buttu and Eddie Makue. Diana Buttu is a former PLO legal advisor and attorney, and Eddie Makue is the General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches in Johannesburg. The tour is slated to begin on November 10th in Washington, D.C. and run through November 23rd.
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Click the flags on the map above for details on events in each city.
November 10: Washington, DC - US Campaign to End the Israeli
- 2:00pm: Luncheon briefing at Palestine Center cosponsored by Palestine Center, 2425 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037
- 7:00pm: Public lecture at George Mason School of Law Arlington Campus
(Hazel Hall atrium) cosponsored by Arab Law Students Association-GMU, 3301 N Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22201
- 10:00pm: Fundraising reception at Busboys & Poets contact US Campaign
for tickets $50, 1390 V St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Click here for the
Busboys and Poets Facebook event page!
& Wednesday, November 11 & 12: New York City, NY - Brooklyn For Peace & Adalah-NY
11: 12:15pm - 2:15pm: Public lecture at Brooklyn College, Jefferson Williams Lounge, Brooklyn College Student Center, Campus Road & East 17th St, Brooklyn
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Brooklyn College Facebook event page!
11: 5:00pm - 6:30pm: Public speaking event at Salam Arabic Lutheran Church, 345 Ovington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209
Click here for the Salam
Arabic Lutheran Church Facebook event!
11: 7:30pm - 9:30pm: Public lecture at Park Slope United Methodist Church, 493 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Slope United Methodist Church Facebook event!
November 13: Dearborn/Detroit, MI - Palestine
·2:30pm-4:00pm: Public lecture at University of Michigan-Dearborn, Room 1030 CASL, 4901 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, MI 48128
- 9:00pm: Public dinner and lecture at Byblos Banquet Hall, 7258 Chase St, Dearborn, MI 48126. Tickets are $30
each and can be obtained by emailing the Palestine Office at email@example.com or
by calling (313)945-9660
14: Milwaukee, WI
- Peace Action
Featured guests at Soup With Substance luncheon at Marquette University,
Alumni Memorial Union, Ballroom D, lunch will be provided cosponsored by Marquette Arab Student Association, 1442 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201
7:00pm-9:00pm: Public lecture at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee,
Bolton Hall, 3210 N Maryland Ave, Room 150, Milwaukee, WI 53211
& Sunday, November 15 & 16: Chicago, IL - American
Friends Service Committee - Great Lakes Region & Committee for a Just Peace in
Israel and Palestine
15: 2:30pm - 4:30pm: Public speaking event at Oak Park public library, 834 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60301
for the Oak Park Facebook event page!
16: 11:00am - 1:30pm: United Methodist Church of Rogers Park, 1545 W. Morse Avenue Chicago,
(10 minutes during service, one hour after service)
17: Boulder/Denver, CO - Rocky
Mountain Peace & Justice Center
- 9:00pm: Public lecture at University
of Colorado at Boulder, Humanities 1B50, Pleasant
St. and Macky Drive, 1540 30th St, Boulder, CO 80309
& Wednesday, November 18 & 19: Los
Angeles, CA - American
Friends Service Committee - Pacific Southwest Region
Tuesday, November 18: 7:00pm - 9:00pm: Public lecture at California State University at Long Beach, William Link Theater, 1250 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840
for the Cal State Long beach Facebook event page!
19: 4:00pm - 6:00pm: Public lecture at UCLA, Public Affairs Building, Room #1234, 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024
November 20: Louisville, KY
Committee for Peace in the Middle East
- 9:30pm: Public lecture at University
of Louisville Chao Auditorium, 2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40292
for the Louisville Facebook event page!
November 21 : Atlanta, GA - American
Friends Service Committee - Southeast Region
- 11:00am: Public speaking event at Georgia State University Troy Moore Library in the Department of English, General Classroom Building
- 2:30pm: Public speaking event at Spelman college / Atlanta University Center, followed by a
private lunch, Women's Resource Center, Casey Hall
- 5:30pm: Wreath-laying ceremony from Martin Luther King, Jr. birthplace to Martin Luther King Jr Center with a
reception following in the evening, 450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
November 22: Ft. Benning, GA-School of the Americas Watch
School of the Americas
Sunday, November 23: Sterling, VA, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Sterling; Embassy of South Africa
·1:00pm - 3:00pm: Public Lecture at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Sterling, 22135 Davis Dr, Ste 104, Sterling, VA 20164
·4:00-6:00pm: Public reception for Eddie Makue, Embassy of South Africa, 3051 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington
Monday, November 24: New York City, NY - United Nations Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People
10:00am-12:00pm: Rev. Makue addresses the United Nations General Assembly in honor of the
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People Rev. Makues panel
begins at 11:15.
6:00pm-8:00pm: Reception in
honor of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
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