MECA Stands with the Movement for Black Lives – statement and resources

Jun 29, 2020
In the month since George Floyd was murdered, the Black Lives Matter movement has exploded across the United States and across the world. We can feel the momentum in the...

This is a time for solidarity

Mar 17, 2020
I came to the Middle East Children’s Alliance office yesterday for the last time until April 7th, or maybe later. We will be working from home and communicating online. I...
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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...
Stories of Our Work

The “Deal of the Century” is No Deal for Children

Feb 09, 2020
The so-called “Deal of the Century” tells Palestinian children, “You will never live as free people in your own land.” The “Deal of the Century” solidifies the brutal conditions Palestinians...
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One day, there will not be a need for MECA

Dec 27, 2019
Palestinian debka dancer on stage during a tour to the US organized by MECA. Photo: Brooke Anderson Dear Friend of MECA, As you may know, I am a human rights...
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Berkeley, CA: Noura Erakat “Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine”

Nov 12, 2019
NOURA ERAKAT, celebrating her new book, "Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine" Tuesday, November 12, 7pm, Berkeley In Conversation with Lara Kiswani Berkeley City College Auditorium Tuesday,...

Audio from MECA event Commemorating the Nakba: Movement-Building for Collective Liberation

Jun 10, 2019
Panelists Kristian Davis Bailey, Nick Estes, and Lara Kiswani speak at May 8 event organized by MECA What an honor to get to hear powerful front-line activists Nick Estes, Lara...
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On the Violence in New Zealand: Statement from the Arab Resource and Organizing Center

Apr 02, 2019
It has been more than two weeks since the massacre of Muslims in New Zealand and MECA did not put out a public statement. At the time, we thought, "What...