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Long Beach: Al-Awda 13th Annual Conference
May 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - May 12, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
AL-AWDA 13TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE: FRI MAY 11th – 6-11PM and SAT MAY 12th – 9AM – 5:30PM – GALA to follow. Join us as we mark 70 years of ongoing dispossession and resistance to injustice.
Come meet and learn from Palestine’s diverse activists and supporters, and participate in lively, thought-provoking discussions on mapping our eventual and inalienable Return to Palestine.
SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDE: Carlos Latuff, a world-renowned Brazilian freelance political cartoonist. His works deal with an array of themes, including anti-Zionism, anti-globalization, anti-capitalism, and anti-U.S. military intervention. He is best known for his images depicting the Israeli–Palestinian conflict and the Arab Spring events.
Dr. Ahlam Muhtaseb a professor of media studies at California State University, San Bernardino. Her most recent project is the documentary “1948: Creation & Catastrophe,” a film on the year 1948 and its catastrophic consequences which has originated from her field work in the Palestinian refugee camps in the Lebanon, Syria, and Palestine.
Lamis Deek, a Palestinian Attorney and Human Rights Advocate based in New York. In her practice, she has litigated Palestinian, Arab and Muslim civil rights and criminal defense issues ranging from free speech and free worship to state repression and trumped-up terrorism charges.