Events & Actions

MECA Events & Actions

April 22, 2014

Join MECA and Ali Abunimah in celebrating the release of Ali Abunimah's new book "The Battle for Justice in Palestine."  Young writers from Gaza join the bill, get your tickets now!

May 14, 2014
7:00pm - 10:00pm

A film about the theatrical production of the 60th Anniversary of the execution of Ethel & Julius Rosenberg -- featuring Angela Davis, Eve Ensler, Cotter Smith, radical hip hop artists Rebel Diaz, poet Martín Espada, and members  of the Rosenberg/Meeropol family. Buy tickets!

Berkeley, CA: Songs for the Spirit: A Benefit Concert for Islamophobia Research & Documentation at UC Berkeley
April 18, 2014 (All day)
(All day)

The Aswat Sacred Music Ensemble, the sacred music arm of Aswat, the Bay Area's premier Arab music ensemble, will perform a benefit concert.

Oakland, CA: Interfaith Panel: Working Together for a Just Peace
May 01, 2014

Join us for a panel with faith-based leaders from the Bay Area as they discuss the moral imperative in their respective traditions to speak up and to cease complicity with injustice and violence. They will share the actions that their communities are taking to deepen the conversation within their congregations about Israel-Palestine and to support the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment and sanctions movement. 

A Celebration of Life and Struggle: Bay Area Tour with Lynne Stewart and Pam Africa
May 02, 2014 - May 06, 2014
6:00pm - 10:00pm

From Sacramento to San Jose, join one of these special tour events and add your voice to the message: Free Mumia Abu-Jamal! Welcome Home Lynne Stewart! Free all political prisoners! End racist mass incarceration! Abolish the death penalty! Stop police brutality and murder!

Berkeley, CA: Alex Lubin on his new book "Geographies of Liberation: The Making of an Afro-Arab Political Imaginary"
May 05, 2014

Join University Press in welcoming Alex Lubin back to the Bay Area and celebrating the release of his new book. In this absorbing transnational history, Alex Lubin reveals the vital connections between African American political thought and the people and nations of the Middle East. 

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