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Consequences of the War on Iraq, Both Here and Abroad
Date Wednesday May 28
Time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
New College Theater, 777 Valencia Street
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorYvette
CONSEQUENCES OF THE WAR IN IRAQ, BOTH HERE AND ABROAD. Wednesday May 28th, 6-9 pm New College Theater, 777 Valencia Street, San Francisco What are the consequences of the war for people in Iraq and in our local communities? How are movements here and abroad struggling to build solidarity and confront the reality of war and empire? This panel brings together activists involved in local social struggles in various regional contexts -- from Pakistani and Kurdish activists facing the crisis in the Middle East to local and international peace and justice workers addressing the impact of the war on people of color here and abroad, the assualt on the rights of Arabs and Muslims in the US, Native American views on forced relocation then and now, and more. Join us for an evening of discussion, poetry and dance. Speakers and Performers include: Marley Shebala-journalist for Navajo Times; Soraya Serajeddini-Kurdish human rights activist; Lynn McMichaels-Iraqi Peace Team; Silvia Sweidan-Jordanian activist; Phil Hutchings-co-founder of Institute for Multi-Racial Justice & member of Black Radical Congress; Zulfiqar Ahmad-Senior Program Officer for South Asia at the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development; Representative from War Tax Resistars; Poetry by Jasmine Manning - Ojibwe from Ontario; Poetry by Caligraphy of Thought. Sponsored by the East Bay Coalition to End Sanction in Iraq and New College's Center for Education and Social Action. Refreshments. Donation $10-15 sliding scale - no one turned away for lack of funds. For information call Yvette: 415-285-9564 ___________________________________________
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