Friday, April 20, 2012

Travel to Gaza or Join the African Heritage Delegation

Interfaith Peace-Builders (IFPB), a US Campaign coalition member, is organizing two delegations to Palestine/Israel in October and November 2012.

African Heritage Delegation
October 21-November 3, 2012
Leaders: Darryl Jordan (second leader TBD)
Deadline to Apply: By August 1st or until delegation fills

The African Heritage delegation will travel in Israel/Palestine for two weeks and meet with members of Palestinian and Israeli civil society, human rights organizations, grassroots activists and others.  Specific meetings will also feature African Heritage communities in Israel/Palestine, Jews of color (Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews), Palestinian refugees, and others whose unique experiences will contribute to the educational and activist aim of the delegation. Anyone of African descent is encouraged to apply for this delegation. Find more information on their website

Voices of Conscience: Delegation to the Gaza Strip
November 4 - 12, 2012Leaders: Michael Brown & Cindy Corrie
Deadline to Apply: June 15, 2012 (this is not a rolling deadline)

This delegation to the Gaza Strip is open to all and will focus on an in-depth look at the situation on the ground, as well as the work of various civil society groups, grassroots organizers, religious leaders and more. Find more information on their website