Visiting Alcatraz

Feb 19, 2020
Palestinians join Native Americans on Alcatraz Island CREDIT: Indybay Making the Connection to Palestine Last Fall, I once again took the boat to Alcatraz Island, a small cold rock of...
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SF, CA: Decolonize Your Food!

Jan 25, 2020
SOLD OUT Museum of the African Diaspora Chef-in-Residence, Bryant Terry and Middle East Children’s Alliance presents Decolonize Your Food From Turtle Island to Palestine, an afternoon of food and conversation...

Trip to the Homeland

Jul 25, 2019
Guest post from Mohamad Amin, a long-time supporter of MECA's work We just had a fabulous and historic trip to the Homeland in Palestine that has been in the making...

“Welcome to Al Saha”

May 06, 2019
Saturday, April 27 2019, might have been the perfect start for a delayed - yet much welcomed - Palestinian Spring. "Ahla wu Sahla to Al Saha" one of the women...
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Two great events in March!

Mar 25, 2019
MECA hosted two compelling events this month: Ahmed Abu Artema with MECA Director Zeiad Abbas Shamrouch and AFSC staffer Jehad Abusalim On March 7, we were excited to collaborate with...
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A Salute to Palestinian Women on International Women’s Day

Mar 08, 2018
Me and my mother when I was four-years-old Palestinian women have participated in every stage of the Palestinian struggle since the beginning of the last century. We Palestinian women have...

The Freedom Theatre Made History with its Ten-Day Run of The Siege in New York

Jan 10, 2018
“We never brought a tank into the stage. We brought a play. This is why art is important; to open the way for people to agree or disagree, negotiate, talk.”...
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Save the dates! MECA and Joining Hands Annual Palestinian Holiday Crafts Bazaar

Dec 09, 2017
Join us this weekend for the 2017 Joining Hands and MECA Palestinian Holiday Crafts Bazaar! 2 days only! SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9: 10am-5pm SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10: 11am-3pm At the Middle East...