Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Eighth Annual Int'l Al-Awda Convention - Celebrating Ten Years of Al-Awda!

  Educating Advocating and Organizing for The Return
Celebrating Ten Years of Al-Awda!
Eighth Annual Al-Awda International Convention

The Embassy Suite Hotel Anaheim South
11767 Harbor Boulevard
Garden Grove, California 92840
April 30 to May 2, 2010

Together with our families in the homeland, we are struggling to
reclaim our narrative for the right to return to a Free Palestine!

Along with our expanding network of grassroots, student and
solidarity activists, help design and energize for the coming
year's work. This year significant discounts for the convention
will be made available (see below).

JOIN US at the largest annual gathering of Palestinians and their
supporters in the U.S. to work together to bring the days of
Return closer!

CELEBRATE with us the 10th year since the founding of our

This year's convention will mark the 62nd year of the Nakba and
the Palestinian struggle to return home. It comes just one year
after the murderous attack on our people in the Gaza Strip and the
continuing siege. It will also take place in the midst of the
intensification of the dispossession and expulsion of our people
from Jerusalem, and Zionist efforts to take over our holy sites
throughout Palestine.

Mobilizing our efforts now is crucial!

Your participation is urgently needed!

This is your chance to get involved in the educational, advocacy
and organizing projects Al-Awda is leading.

Invited speakers include:

a.. His Excellency Hilarion Capucci, exiled Archbishop of Jerusalem
b.. Dr. Mustafa Barghouti (confirmed), Palestinian political
leader of Al-Mubadara
c.. Hamdi Qandeel (confirmed), legendary Egyptian journalist and
d.. U.S. Cogressman Dennis Kucinich
e.. Ali Abunimah (confirmed), Palestinian author, co-founder
Electronic Intifada
f.. Jamal Dajani (confirmed), award winning producer and VP
International News at Link TV
g.. James Lafferty (confirmed), executive director of the
National Lawyers Guild of Los Angeles
h.. Dr. Nabil Azzam (confirmed), world famous maestro and
violinist - special performance with singer and band

Tactics and planning discussions will include:
a.. Refugee support
b.. Boycotts & divestment
c.. US aid to Israel in this time of financial crisis
d.. Round-table discussion with keynote speakers followed by Q & A
e.. Youth program with hands on workshops, round-table
discusions and Dabke class

Additional Information

Significant discounts for dues-paying members for all events.
Saturday sessions are free of charge for members and non-members
except for the Lunch and Evening Banquet. To become a member go

Hotel Accommodation:

For other information:
and keep revisiting that page as it is being updated regularly


Al-Awda, The Palestine Right to Return Coalition
PO Box 131352
Carlsbad, CA 92013, USA
Tel: 760-918-9441
Fax: 760-918-9442

Al-Awda, The Palestine Right to Return Coalition (PRRC) is
dedicated to advocacy for the restoration in full of Palestinian
human, national, legal, political and historical rights with
particular emphasis on the right of Palestinians to return to
their homes and lands of origin from which they have been
dispossessed since 1948. PRRC is a not for profit tax-exempt
educational and charitable 501(c)(3) organization as defined by
the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of the United States of
America. Under IRS guidelines, your donations to PRRC are
tax-deductible. To donate, please go to and follow the instructions. To
become a member, go to

Al-Awda, The Palestine Right to Return Coalition | PO Box 131352 | Carlsbad |
CA | 92013

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