Oakland, CA: "A Child's View From Gaza" Exhibit

September 29, 2011 - November 27, 2011

Gaza at MOCHA

NEW VENUE!
917 Washington Street in Oakland

The exhibit will be open to the public September 30-November 27
Fridays: 10am-3pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 12pm-6pm

We invite teachers and educators to organize student trips to the art exhibit. For more information on hours and arranging for group visits or school field trips, please call us at (510) 548-0542 or email at josie@mecaforpeace.org.

If you are interested in volunteering, please email leena@mecaforpeace.org.

“A Child’s View From Gaza,” an art exhibit by Palestinian children ages 8-14 that reflects their realities and their dreams for the future.

Many of the children whose pieces will be featured were participants in a MECA project called “Let the Children Play and Heal”. Read "Little Successes" a blog update about the project from Dr. Mona El-Farra!

Co-sponsors:
International Board of Books for Young People – Palestine section, The Estria Foundation, SF Arab Cultural and Community Center, Arab Resource and Organizing Center, Global Exchange, Green Youth Arts and Media Center, Break the Silence Mural Project, Dignidad Rebelde, Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, Bay Area Women in Black, Palestinian Youth Movement, La Pena Cultural Center, Golden Thread Productions, Interfaith Peace-Builders,  and more!

Due to the graphic nature of some of the images, adult supervision is advised.