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Organize Just Peace

Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 12:00pm - 6:30pm


For Peace and Justice in Israel and Palestine

AFSC Campus Organizing Conference


Join Campus Organizers for Educational Panels and Interactive Workshops!

Occupation 101 -- Film Series in Des Moines

Monday, November 29, 2010 - 6:15pm - 7:45pm

Final film in a 4-part film series on "Palestine Under Occupation"

This award winning film details “life under Israeli military rule, the role of the United States in the conflict,   and the major obstacles that stand in the way of a lasting and viable peace. The roots of the conflict are explained through first-hand, on-the-ground experiences from leading Middle East scholars, peace activists, and humanitarian workers whose voices have too often been suppressed in American media outlets…” - Occupation 101 website

Children of the Nakba -- film series in Des Moines

Monday, November 15, 2010 - 6:30pm

Part 3 of a 4-part film series examining "Palestine Under Occupation"

Searching for Peace in the Middle East - film series in Des Moines

Monday, November 8, 2010 - 6:30pm

Part 2 of a 4-part film series examining "Palestine Under Occupation"

“A film by Landrum Bolling. Through the voices of Israelis and Palestinians of diverse backgrounds, it explores the issues that divide them and reveals their hopes and fears. It describes in a compelling way a common yearning for peace…” – from the jacket cover. Interviews include Rabbi Arik Ascherman, Jonathan Kuttab (Palestinian attorney), and Rami Elhanan (Bereaved Families)

Life in Occupied Palestine - film series in Des Moines

Monday, November 1, 2010 - 6:30pm

Part 1 of a 4-part film series examining "Palestine Under Occupation"

Eyewitness stories/photographs by Anna Baltzar.

Beyond Borders: Americans' Experience in Occupied Palestine

Friday, October 15, 2010 - 6:30pm

A presentation by activists who traveled to Palestine this past summer with the Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago and met with the leaders in the grassroots movement against Israeli apartheid. Delegates will share their experience on the ground in Palestine and discuss the growing boycott, divestment and sanctions movement here in the US.

Panel discussion and Q&A will follow.

Israel/Palestine: Will there be Peace or just another "Process"?

Monday, October 4, 2010 - 10:20pm

Renowned Palestian-American activist and scholar, Prof. Naseer Aruri, Chancellor Professor (Emeritus) of Political Science, UMass Dartmouth is the author of nine book, including Palestine and Palestinians: A Social and Political History.  He is a former member of the Palestine National Council and Board of Directors of Amnesty International USA. 

Report Back From Palestine: A lecture by Allison Weir

Friday, October 1, 2010 - 6:30pm

A lecture by Allison Weir, world-renowned journalist and founder of If Americans Knew. Also featuring presentations by Sanah Yassin and Thaer Ahmad of Viva Palestina.

$5 suggested donation.

Sponsored by SJP at NEIU, DePaul, Loyola, Northwestern, Benedictine, UChciago, St. Xavier, IIT MESA at Loyola and American Muslims for Palestine.

Gaza vigil in Des Moines June 2, 2010

Frank Cordaro at Gaza vigil

Frank Cordaro of the Des Moines Catholic Worker Community addresses a June 2, 2010 rally in Des Moines condemning the Israeli assault on an aid flotilla to Gaza.

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