Al-Awda: Third International Convention in Los Angeles
Empowering the Palestine Right to Return Movement
Fri-Sun, April 15-17
UCLA Campus, Los Angeles
Confirmed and invited speakers include a representative from Ein el-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon, representatives from Addameer Prisoner Solidarity Group in Ramallah, and numerous individuals with expertise and experiences in the Palestinian struggle and Right to Return.
Forum on Lebanon, Syria & U.S. Intervention in the Middle East
Tues, April 19, 7:00 pm
ANSWER LA office
1800 Argyle Ave, #410
Featuring: Jaber Suleiman, co-founder of Aidoun (Returnees) Group in Lebanon and Syria
Jaber Suleiman is a Palestinian refugee who lives in Ein el-Hilweh, Lebanon. He has been engaged in the Palestinian struggle in Lebanon for many years. He was a researcher and writer with the Palestinian Planning Center in Beirut, Lebanon through the seventies and eighties. Suleiman has been with the international coalition for the Right of Return since its founding.
Rex Weyler, Co-founder Of Greenpeace International speaks on “Sustaining Activism”
Wed., April 20, 2005, 7 pm
Sponsored by Los Angeles Greens
8124 W. 3rd St. (near Crescent Heights)
Rex Weyler, author of the newly published Greenpeace: How a Group of Ecologists, Journalists and Visionaries Changed the World, will speak about sustaining our commitment to the Earth, organizing and staying active. He will share lessons he learned from his experience with Greenpeace, how he dealt with a variety of views and internal struggles, and how we can engage the public and media in the defense of our fragile ecology.