Written by Tree of Life Conference
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 08:48
Tree of Life Conference: EYES ON GAZA Portland, OR - Oct. 16,17,18
Come and hear firsthand accounts of life in Gaza & the West Bank and
learn why activists work day in and day out for justice in Palestine.
Join us and find out what you can do to take part in this important
Event location (host church):
First Congregational United Church of Christ
1126 SW Park Avenue, Portland, Oregon
>> Friday evening. October 16, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
"ROADMAP TO APARTHEID" - an award winning documentary, narrated by
Alice Walker, about why many Palestinians feel they are living in an
apartheid system today, and why an increasing number of people around
the world agree with them.
Free to the public.
>> Saturday October 17, 9:00 am (registration) - 5:30 pm
FEATURED PRESENTATIONS, FILMS, WORKSHOPS, AND MOMENT OF REMEMBRANCE.
firsthand accounts from residents of Gaza and humanitarian volunteers
recently returned from that besieged strip of land. Learn about
opportunities here in the Northwest to work for peace and justice in
Gaza and in all of occupied Palestine.
>> Saturday, October 17, 7pm
Reception and Fundraiser for Gaza Community Mental Health Program - at First Unitarian Church 1011 S.W. 12th Ave. Buchan wing, first floor
Welcoming Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei! Please
join us for a reception and fundraiser for Gaza Community Mental Health
Program (GCMHP) following the day’s events at the Eyes on Gaza
>> Sunday afternoon. October 18, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
BENEFIT CONCERT for MIDDLE EAST CHILDREN'S ALLIANCE
singer: David Morgan - singer and songwriter from the LA scene, with
songs full of truth and wisdom that reach to the heart
Featured presentation: Barbara Lubin - Middle East Children's Alliance.
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