Benefit Event: Benefit for The US-Palestine Youth Solidarity Network

Fri, April 20, 2007 8:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Alwan for the Arts Presents

Benefit for

The Us-Palestine Youth Solidarity Network

Friday, April 20, 2007, 8:00 PM $5-20 donation at the door

Join PEP (The Palestine/Israel Education Project) and We Begin Here: Poems for Palestine and Lebanon for an evening of digital media, live poetry and music, food and drink...

*Palestinian youth digital stories screening *Poetry readings from We Begin Here- Kathy Engel, co-editor, Nathalie Handal, Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz *Spoken word performance by Remi Kanazi, editor of Poets for Palestine hip hop performance by Invincible *Live auction of digital story DVDs and copies of We Begin Here

In January 2007, US-based facilitators and youth educators joined an intergenerational team of Palestinian youth organizers and completed a six-day digital storytelling workshop with two youth centers based in refugee camps in the West Bank. (For more info:

We Begin Here: Poems for Palestine and Lebanon contains poems written in response to the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon together with new ones from the 2006 Israeli war on Lebanon. (

This event is hosted by PEP (The Palestine/Israel Education Project). Learn more about us from our website:

Last updated: 2007-09-12 08:01:40

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