November 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
In Our POWER: U.S. Students Organiza For Justice In Palestine (Just World Books)
MECA is thrilled to host this celebration of award-winning reporter Nora Barrows-Friedman's new book which documents the emergence and success of the Students for Justice in Palestine movement, using many of Nora's investigative interviews with activists nationwide. Her journalistic experience in Palestine and close engagement with Palestinian solidarity activism give Nora a unique ability to help these inspiring student leaders tell their stories!
November 13, 2014 - 7:00pm
The Freedom Theatre has been a creative center in Jenin Refugee Camp, Palestine, since 2006, using theatre and culture as tools of resistance to oppression, while opening creative possibilities. Members of The Freedom Theatre in Jenin will appear at the La Pena Cultural Center in Berkeley at 7 p.m. on November 13, 2014.
Through its work, The Freedom Theatre aims to:
November 16, 2014 - 9:30am
“Improving the Lives of Women in Africa”, with Muadi Mukenge, Global Fund for Women, who is from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and works on behalf of women across Africa.
Light breakfast offered for slight fee