International Solidarity Movement activist Emily Schick shares observations from five months spent in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, working in solidarity with Palestinians and coordinating ISM media.
For many Americans, US foreign policy is an abstract concept. Emily’s stories, from being shot at a nonviolent demonstration to living on the street with evicted Palestinian families, bring Palestinians and life under occupation into a very real context.
Target audiences are those with little background in the Palestinian struggle. Designed to inform and empower audiences, the presentations rely primarily on basic history and an introduction to the Palestinians who Emily lived and worked with.
What’s missing from the headlines? Come find out!
Date: November 4th 2010
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: University of Texas at Austin | Building: CAL 100