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Fremont, CA: A Journey with Zam Zam

Jun 13, 2019
Join MECA partner Zam Zam Water for this beautiful Gala fundraiser and celebration! The Zam Zam Family would like to cordially invite you to celebrate our 5th Anniversary by providing...

MECA Board Member Jos Sances’ Great White Whale

Jun 11, 2019
We're pleased to share this article highlighting a new work by our board member and volunteer Art Director/Designer. Jos Sances was the founder and Art Director of Alliance Graphics, MECA's...

MECA Board President Honored with Kahlil Gibran Award

May 30, 2019
MECA joins the Arab American Foundation in celebrating the critical work of our Board President, Gus Newport. Left to right: James Zogby, Gus Newport, Danny Glover, Kathryn Kasch(Newport’s wife) Jerry...

Celebrating Osha Neumann, MECA board member and community activist

May 28, 2019
MECA’s staff, board, and supporters would like to celebrate community activist and MECA board member, Osha Neumann, for his important contributions not only to our organization, but to the community...
Stories of Our Work

Oakland, CA: Rumi’s Caravan

May 20, 2019
July 13th: Rumi’s Caravan Returns to Oakland Unitarian Church, 685 14th Street, 7:00 PM (Doors open at 6:00) Recitation of World Poetry with Doug Von Koss, Barry and Maya Spector,...

CANCELED Burlingame, CA: Palestine Ramadan Bazaar

May 20, 2019
Our apologies. The Palestine Ramadan Bazaar has been canceled.  

Commemorating the Nakba: Movement-Building for Collective Liberation

Apr 08, 2019
Indigenous, Palestinian and Black Liberation Featuring: NICK ESTES Co-founder of the Red Nation, author of “Our History is the Future," and assistant professor of American studies at the University of...

Voices from Gaza during Israeli attacks

Mar 26, 2019
Update: A ceasefire was brokered later on Monday but people in Gaza continue to be terrified For several hours, Israeli forces have been bombing Gaza. Sadly it is not unusual...