National antiwar conference features Al-Awda in Palestine program

UNAC, the United National Antiwar Coalition, is holding a national conference at the Hilton Hotel in Stamford, Connecticut, March 23-25, 2012. Click here for more information and registration for the […]

UNAC, the United National Antiwar Coalition, is holding a national conference at the Hilton Hotel in Stamford, Connecticut, March 23-25, 2012. Click here for more information and registration for the conference.

This year, the conference’s Palestine program includes plenary talks by Lamis Deek, co-chair of Al-Awda NY, and Andrew Dalack of the US Palestinian Community Network. We hope to see you there!

Palestine

at the UNAC national peace conference in Stamford, CT

March 23-25

It’s a chance for Palestinian rights activists to strategize and to link up with hundreds of activists involved in other anti-war and civil liberties and climate issues.

Speakers to the whole Conference:

Lamis Deek co-chair of Al-Awda New York, the Palestine Right to Return Committee //al-awdany.org/

Andrew Dalack, Coordinating Committee, US Palestinian Community Network //uspcn.org/

The two workshops on Palestine:

Workshop 1: “Palestine, Strategies for Liberation”
Chair: Nada Khader, Executive Director of WESPAC Foundation www.wespac.org
Lamis Deek, Co_Chair al-Awda New York
Andrew Dalack US Palestinian Community Network
As’ad AbuKhalil (via video) the Angry Arab blogger www.angryarab.blogspot.com Professor USC Stanislaus
Mazin Qumisiyeh (via video) Palestinian activist in Beit Sahour, Occupied Palestine, longtime professor at Duke and Yale

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Workshop #2: “Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions : Join Palestinian Non-Violent Resistance to Occupation”

Moderator: Stanley Heller, producer of “The Struggle” TV News
Ethan Heitner – artist, activist, Brooklyn,
Yasmine Moor Adalah, NY
Students for Justice in Palestine Boston

Resolutions on the issue for Conference Adoption. See Proposed Action Program at UNAC website (www.UNACpeace.org). You can send in amendments and/or resolutions for voting on in the plenary to UNACpeace@gmail.com. Join the Palestine Solidarity Caucus to promote Palestine solidarity activism at the conference by sending an email to: Palestine-solidarity-caucus-subscribe@googlegroups.com.
Take Part in working on those below (or create your own resolutions on Palestine work)

Resolutions that will be Proposed:
Specific ideas on the strategy of boycott, divestment and sanctions
Support for the Palestinian Contingent in the NATO-G8 May protest in Chicago on May 19
Calling for Unions and State Governments to Shed their Israel Bonds

Finally, UNAC has huge bills to pay for the convention that are due well before the convention. Could you please register in the next few days.

To register or learn more about other aspects of the conference www.UNACpeace.org.