August 3: Who is the public enemy? With Ala Alazzeh and Sherene Seikaly

Please JOIN US!! AUGUST 3 to help us continue an important dialogue:

Who is the public enemy?

Anti-war, anti-racism, and linking of political struggles

Join us in the first of a series of discussions
Special focus: Palestine: Organizing on- and off-campus around issues of Solidarity

With special invited guests:
Ala’ Al Azzeh
Sherene Seikaly

Date: Sunday, August 3, 2003
Time: 3:30 – 6:30 PM
Prison Moratorium Project Rooftop

Directions: Prison Moratorium Project address is 388 Atlantic Avenue, between Hoyt and Bond Streets. To get there, folks can take the A/C or G trains to the Hoyt-Schermerhorn stop in Brooklyn. It’s also accessible to the 2/3 and 4/5 trains at Nevins St.

*Please bring a dish or drink to share!*

Ala’ al Azzeh is a founding member of the Handala Center, a youth center in Beit Jibrin refugee camp, where he coordinates projects with international and local NGOs. He previously worked with the Alternative Information Center in Bethlehem where he served as a youth organizer who put together speaking events, group outings and discussions related to relevant political/ cultural/social issues. Currently a graduate student at Bir Zeit University studying International Relations, Ala’ has also been active in the Palestinian student movement at Bir Zeit, Bethlehem, Al Quds, and Universities. Finally, Ala’ volunteers as an editorial assistant, translator, and consultant for Between the Lines, an alternative English language magazine dedicated to providing alternative and critical information and analysis on developments in Palestine from a progressive perspective. He’s currently involved in working towards the establishment of an Arabic language version of the magazine.

Sherene Seikaly is a Palestinian-American who has been a long-time activist around issues of Palestine and social justice. She is a co-founder of the NYU student activist group NYU Students for Justice in Palestine.

Sponsored by New York Solidarity Movement for a Free Palestine and NYU’s ad-hoc Coalition against War(s) and Racism(s).