Palestine Action Group
Forum on Palestine
6 pm Saturday 20 July 2002
633 Sw Montgomery at Broadway
The Palestine Action Group will present the seventh in a series of forums on Palestine, 6 pm Saturday 20 July 2002, at Koinonia House, 633 SW Montgomery Street at Broadway.
"Palestinian Refugees" presented by Jan Abu-Shakrah. Ms Abu-Shakrah's presentation will focus on the Palestinian refugees' right of return and the Arab media. Ms Abu-Shakrah is currently an instructor in sociology at Portland Community College. She was the director of the Palestine Human
Rights Information Center in Jerusalem from 1986 to 1995.
"Children's perspectives during conflict" presented by Laura Brian. Ms Brian will be speaking about the importance of listening to children's perspectives during conflict, and her collaborative work with the Children's Cultural Center in Bethlehem. Ms Brian was a volunteer art instructor at the Children's Cultural Center in Bethlehem in 1998, a Fulbright Scholar in Damascus, Syria in 1999 and 2000, and is currently the managing editor of Pinball Publishing.
PPRC website: http://www.portlandpeacefulresponse.org/