TEACHING FOR BLACK LIVES

Seatlle, WA I I AM AN EDUCATOR

Eyewitness Palestine delegate Jesse Hagopian is one of the editors of "Teaching for Black Lives", a book that grammy award-winning artist Macklemore and NFL Pro Bowler Michael Bennett have teamed up to purchase and distribute copies of to every middle and high school Social Studies and Language Arts teacher in the Seattle Public School system.

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FROM DC TO PALESTINE: STATE VIOLENCE, THE LAW & HOW WE RESIST

Washington, DC I JVP DC Metro

Eyewitness Palestine delegation leader Noura E. and Justice Delegation Member Justin H. will be speaking at the "From DC to Palestine: State violence, the law & how we resist" in Washington DC.

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FOSNA PROPHETIC ACTION

Twin Cities, MN I Prophetic Action

Eyewitness Palestine delegate delegates Lara Kiswani and Sandra Tamari and many others will be part of the Friends of Sabeel North America FOSNA PropheticAction in the Twin Cities, ahead of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights Conference.

Register here: https://www.fosna.org/event/prophetic-action-christians-convening-palestine

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VALUING OUR STORY: THE HISTORY OF ISLAM IN THE AMERICAS

Santa Clara, CA I Muslim Community Association

Eyewitness Palestine delegate Ossama K. is part of the team organizing this interactive panel and community discussion around early Muslim migrations to the Americas, the legacy of African scholarship in the Americas, the legacy of Islam in the Civil Rights movement, and the state sanctioned conditions that exist against our community that hinder our re-imagination beyond the colonial projects vision for political, social, and economic success.

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BROOKLYN INSHALLAH

Brooklyn, NY I Brooklyn–Inshallah

Eyewitness Palestine delegate Seth M. is part of the team working on “Brooklyn, Inshallah”, the story of how Khader El-Yateem, the first Arab American ever to run in a Democratic primary for an open seat on the NY City Council, registered and mobilized over 3,000 Arab & Muslim voters. The hopes is that his story will mobilize many more Arab and Muslim voters in the future.

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EP CO-HOST OF MY NAME IS RACHEL CORRIE

San Francisco I American Conservatory Theater SF Costume Shop

Eyewitness Palestine is co-hosting a talkback after ACT's My Name is Rachel Corrie, this Satruday August 18th in SF. Ashley Malloy revives her award winning national tour of the one person show, My Name is Rachel Corrie, edited from Rachel's emails and journal entries by the late Alan Rickman and editor in chief of The Guardian, Katherine Viner.

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Letter: Lawyers and Advocates Demand Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Stop Denying Entry to Human Rights Advocates

New York, NY I Center for Constitutional Rights

Eyewitness Palestine delegates from the 2018 Justice Delegation, as well as delegation leaders Huwaida Arraf and Jamil Dakwar, signed onto this letter of over 100 lawyers and advocates to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressing concern over Israel's policy of detaining and denying entry to human rights advocates.

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CosmoVisiones Ancestros Caravan

Los Angeles, CA I CosmoVisiones Ancestros

Eyewitness Palestine delegate Paula Kahn is the co-founder of the recently launched CosmoVisiones Ancestrales who is hosting a caravan to bring her fellow co-founders to educate Californians on the local issues they face as members of indigenous communities in Latin America and how ending the war on drugs is integral to indigenous rights and environmental protection. 

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What is Resolution B016?

Austin, TX I General Convention of the Episcopal Church

Eyewitness Palestine delegation leader Anna Baltzer reports from the General Convention of the Episcopal Church: The Episcopal Peace Fellowship EPF Palestine Israel Network (EPF PIN) put in amazing work over many years to make the Episcopal Church the 10th Christian denomination in the US to take economic action for justice in Palestine. Thanks in large part to their mobilization, the church also passed ground-breaking resolutions:

Asserting the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination

Condemning Israel’s violence against protesters in Gaza

Calling on the US government to reinstate funding to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA)

Supporting the rights of Palestinian children

Demanding equal access to Jerusalem and opposing Trump’s move of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

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