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Silverado, CA: Cindy and Craig Corrie Invite You: Peacemakers Award Dinner
Saturday, April 24th 2010 6:00-9:00 pm
This dinner is a fundraiser for the Rebuilding Alliance which rebuilds Palestinian homes, gardens, and schools, and then works to make them safe.
Cindy and Craig Corrie, as well as U.N. Special Rapporteur for Palestinian Rights Richard Falk will be speaking and receiving awards.
The Corries have just returned from Israel where they were suing the Israeli government for the death of their daughter in 2003.
Berkeley, CA: Rendez-Vous of Victory: Norman Finkelstein and LOWKEY
Thursday, May 13th 2010 7:30pm
The Middle East Children’s Alliance presents historian
NORMAN FINKELSTEIN, celebrating the release of
This Time We Went Too Far: Truth & Consequences of the Gaza Invasion
In a double-bill with Iraqi/UK hip-hop phenomenon LOWKEY!
A BENEFIT FOR CHILDREN IN GAZA
Tickets: $15 general, $10 for students with ID (student tickets available from MECA or at the door).
For info: 510-548-0542, www.mecaforpeace.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wheelchair accessible, ASL interpreted, no one turned away for lack of funds
Berkeley, CA: Robert Fisk - "Lies, Misreporting and Catastrophe in the Middle East"
Wednesday, September 22nd 2010 7:00pm PST
The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) presents
the intrepid, witty and courageous author ROBERT FISK
“one of the most famous journalists in the world”
Interviewed by UC Berkeley professor and scholar-activist DR. HATEM BAZIAN
“Lies, Misreporting, and Catastrophe in the Middle East”
Winner of countless journalism awards and three honorary doctorates, Beirut-based Robert Fisk has reported from the Middle East for over 30 years, covering 11 major wars.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 – 7pm
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
2345 Channing Way (@ Dana)
6 blocks from Downtown Berkeley BART
**Tickets available for Special Reception with Fisk as well!**
Tickets: $15 general, $10 students/low income
$50 includes post-event reception plus reserved event seating in front rows.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE!
Benefit for children in Palestine & Lebanon. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Wheelchair accessible, ASL interpreted
Berkeley, CA: Palestinian Women's Voices - featuring MK Hanin Zoabi and Areej Ja'fari
Tuesday, November 2nd 2010 7pm
Berkeley, CA: Palestinian Women's Voices featuring MK Hanin Zoabi and Areej Ja'fari
The Middle East Children's Alliance is proud to present an evening with two extraordinary Palestinian women
MK HANIN ZOABI
Al-Tajammu’ Party leader in 1948 Palestine, Palestinian Member of the Knesset, Leading member of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla’s Mavi Marmara
and AREEJ JA’FARI
Youth/women’s leader & refugee activist from Dheisheh Refugee Camp
Tickets: $15, $10 for low-income and students, no one turned away for lack of funds. Buy tickets online or call Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006
$15 tickets also available at bookstores: (east bay) Books Inc., Diesel, Moe's Books, Pegasus/Solano, Pegasus/Shattuck, Walden Pond (SF) Modern Times
This is a benefit for MECA's Maia Project: Bringing Clean Water to the Children of Palestine.
The event is wheelchair accessible and ASL interpreted.
For info email@example.com or 510-548-0542.
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Oakland, CA: Bay Area Women in Black Tax Day Flyer
Bay Area Women in Black hold a silent vigil each Saturday from 12-1 in front of the Oakland Farmers' Market. We have a large assortment of one-page flyers, each one dealing with the illegal occupation. We will distribute the flyer titled "Israel's Misuse of U.S. Tax Dollars" on this day. The Arms Export Control Act is mentioned in the text of the flyer.