The NLGSF is cosponsoring this event.
In Commemoration of Palestinian Prisoner’s Day
Wednesday, April 17, 7pm
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
2345 Channing Way, at Dana
Just a 15 minute walk from Downtown Berkeley Bart
Introduced by Palestinian journalist from Dheisheh Refugee Camp, Ziad Abbas, who will speak about Palestinian children prisoners
Get your tickets now! This event could sell out! $15 general, $10 low income
$15 tickets also available (no service charge!) at these bookstores: (East Bay) Books, Inc./Berkeley, Marcus Books, Pegasus/Solano, Pegasus/Shattuck, Walden Pond, Moe's, Diesel; (SF) Modern Times.
Angela Davis co-founded Critical Resistance, taught the History of Consciousness, directed Feminist Studies, ran for Vice-President twice, and wrote many excellent books – including Women, Race and Class and Abolition Democracy: Beyond Prisons, Torture, and Empire. Now she is celebrating the release of her new book, The Meaning of Freedom and Other Difficult Dialogues. Angela will sign books after the event.
In 2011, she traveled on a women of color delegation to Palestine, which later issued a call for divestment from Israel. In 2012 she participated in the Russell Tribunal on Palestine in New York City. This event benefits MECA's work with Palestinian children.
"Herbert Marcuse taught me that it was possible to be an academic, an activist, a scholar, and a revolutionary." –Angela Davis
"Davis' arguments for justice are formidable...The power of her historical insights and the sweetness of her dream cannot be denied." – New York Times
Cosponsored by: KPFA, Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Studies/SF State University, Critical Resistance/Oakland, Arab Film Festival, Arab Resource and Organizing Center, Al-Awda, Justice Now, US Palestinian Community Network, Palestinian Youth Movement, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, California Coalition for Women Prisoners, Freedom Archives, All of Us or None, Jewish Voice for Peace, Bay Area Women in Black, San Francisco Women in Black, International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, Shomer Shalom Network for Jewish Nonviolence, Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism, National Lawyers Guild.