Speaking Tour Itinerary


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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Monday, November 10: Washington, DC - US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation

·Monday, 12:30pm - 2:00pm: Luncheon briefing at Palestine Center – cosponsored by Palestine Center, 2425 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037

·Monday, 5:00pm - 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

·Monday, 8:00pm - 10:00pm: Fundraising reception at Busboys & Poets – contact US Campaign (organizer@endtheoccupation.org) for tickets $50, 1390 V St NW, Washington, DC20009

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Tuesday & Wednesday, November 11 & 12: New York City, NY - Brooklyn For Peace & Adalah-NY

·Tuesday, November 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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·Tuesday, November 11: 5:00pm - 6:30pm: Public speaking event at Salam Arabic Lutheran Church345 Ovington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209

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·Tuesday, November 11: 7:30pm - 9:30pm:  Public lecture at Park Slope United Methodist Church, 493 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215

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Thursday, November 13: Dearborn/Detroit, MI - Palestine Office

·2:30pm-4:00pm: Public lecture at University of Michigan-Dearborn, Room 1030 CASL, 4901 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, MI 48128

·7:00pm - 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 palestine1948@sbcglobal.net or by calling (313)945-9660

Friday, November 14: Milwaukee, WI - Peace Action Wisconsin

12:00pm-1:30pm: 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

Saturday & Sunday, November 15 & 16: Chicago, IL - American Friends Service Committee - Great Lakes Region & Committee for a Just Peace in Israel and Palestine

·Saturday, November 15: 2:30pm - 4:30pm:  Public speaking event at Oak Park public library, 834 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60301

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·Sunday, November 16: 11:00am - 1:30pm: United Methodist Church of Rogers Park, 1545 W. Morse Avenue Chicago, IL 60626 (10 minutes during service, one hour after service)

Monday, November 17: Boulder/Denver, CO - Rocky Mountain Peace & Justice Center

7:00pm - 9:00pm: Public lecture at University of Colorado at Boulder, Humanities 1B50, Pleasant St. and Macky Drive, 1540 30th St, Boulder, CO 80309

Tuesday & 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

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·Wednesday, November 19: 4:00pm - 6:00pm: Public lecture at UCLA, Public Affairs Building, Room #1234, 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Thursday, November 20: Louisville, KY - Louisville Committee for Peace in the Middle East

·7:30pm - 9:30pm: Public lecture at University of Louisville Chao Auditorium, 2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40292

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Friday, November 21 : Atlanta, GA - American Friends Service Committee - Southeast Region

·10:00am - 11:00am: Public speaking event at Georgia State University Troy Moore Library in the Department of English, General Classroom Building

·12:00pm - 2:30pm: Public speaking event at Spelman college / Atlanta University Center, followed by a private lunch, Women's Resource Center, Casey Hall

4:30pm - 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

Saturday, November 22: Ft. Benning, GA-School of the Americas Watch

·Afternoon: School of the Americas Vigil

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 DC

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. Makue’s 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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