Sunday, September 29, 2013

[SDCPJ] [unac] Malalai Joya, detailed tour schedule

Afghan women's rights and anti-occupation activist, Malalai Joya, will be in San Diego Oct 21-23.  Scroll down to the bottom of the message for the San Diego portion of her national tour.
 
Don't miss this unusal opportunity to hear firsthand aboaut what's really happening in Afghanstan.  And don't forget - October is the 12th anniversary of the US invasion and ongoing occupation of Afghanistan.
 
Rick G.
 

Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2013 09:21:21 -0400
From: unacpeace@gmail.com
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Malalai Joya: A Woman Among Warlords, Prospects for Afghan Women and Non-intervention in my Country.
 
On the 12th anniversary of  the US invasion and occupation of Afghanistan, UNAC, in conjunction with the Afghan Women's Mission is sponsoring a national tour of former Afghanistan legislator, women's rights and antiwar leader, Malalai Joya.  Please see the Schedule below.  For more information, please contact the local organizer for the city listed below or email UNAC's Malalai Joya National Tour Coordinator, Jeff Mackler at jmackler@lmi.net or  UNACpeace@gmail.com

Malalai Joya U.S. Tour Schedule

Sponsored by the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC), www.UNACpeace.org

And the Afghan Women's Mission, www.afghanwomensmission.org

For general information, contact Jeff Mackler at 510-268-9429 or jmackler@lmi.net


New York City (Oct. 3-5). Contact: jlombard@nycap.rr.com

                Thursday, Oct. 3, 7 pm, Skylight Room, CUNY Grad Center, 365 5th Ave.

                                Also speaking, Sharmin Hossain from the Ad Hoc Committee Against the Militarization of

                                                CUNY who helped organize protest against former general David Petraeus who

                                                Is teaching at CUNY

                Friday, Oct 4, 1 pm, Meyer Building at NYU, Room 122

                Friday, Oct 4, 6 pm, Church Center for the United Nations, 777 United Nations Plaza,

                        2nd Fl, East 44th St. & 1st ave. 

                                This event is the ending of a week long program of the People's Global Action on

 Migration Development & Human Rights.  Please go to www.pga2013.org for details

                Friday, Oct 4, 7 pm (the main New York City public meeting, at the Community Church

                        of New York, 40 East 35th St. 

                Saturday, Oct 5, 6:30 pm, Deepak Homebase at ABC carpet & home, 888 Broadway at

                        e. 19th  St.

                                This will be a conversation on justice with Eve Ensler, V-Day founder and tony-award

                                winning playwright.  Cost $25 to benefit Malalai Joya's work in Afghanistan.  Please

                                RSVP at www.vday.org/mj


Boston (Oct 6 – 8), Contact: marilynl@alumni.new.edu

            Sunday, Oct 6, 7 pm, First Parish (U-U) Church, 1446 Massachusetts Ave, Harvard Sq.,

                        Cambridge

                        Also speaking will be Noam Chomsky.  Before the meeting and at the same

                        Location there will a reception for Malalai Joya and Noam Chomsky starting

                        At 5 pm with music and refreshments.

            Monday, Oct 7, noon, Tufts University, Barnum 104

            Monday, Oct 7, 3:30 pm Univ. of Mass. Boston, Campus Center, Ballroom C, 3rd fl.

            Monday, Oct 7, 7 PM, Wellesley College, Tishman Commons, Wang Campus Center

            Tuesday, Oct 8, 1pm, Suffolk University

 


Amherst, MA (Oct 8), Contact: cmgauvreau@me.com

            Tuesday, Oct 8, 7:30 pm, Food for Thought Books, 106 North Pleasant St.

 


Albany, NY (Oct 9), Contact: jlombard@nycap.rr.com

            Wednesday, Oct 9 at 1 pm, Bush memorial Auditorium, Russell Sage

                        College, Congress and first St. Tory, NY

             Wednesday, Oct 9 at 7 PM, First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany,

                        405 Washington Ave., Albany

 


Chicago (Oct 10 – 12), Contact: Phunt45@aol.com

            Thursday, Oct 10, noon, 8th Day Center, 205 Monroe, Rm 500

            Thursday night, vigil to commemorate the anniversary of the Afghanistan

                        War, time and location TBA

            Friday & Saturday, Oct 11 & 12, TBA

 


Madison (Oct 12 – 14), Contact: jasmine.clay@housing.wisc.edu

            Sunday, October 13th at 2pm in Gordon Dining and Event Center, Madison

 


Twin Cities (Oct 15 – 16), Contact: scrn@yahoo.com

            Tuesday, Oct 15, 7 PM, Foss Center, Augsburg College, 625 22nd Ave. South

                        Minneapolis

            Wednesday, Oct 16, 12:15 – 1:05 PM, U of M Law School, Rm 40 Mondale

 Hall 229, 19th Ave. South Minneapolis

            Wednesday, Oct 16, 4:30 – 6:00 PM, Macalester College, St. Paul, Rm TBA

 


San Francisco Bay Area (Oct. 17 – 18), Contact: jmackler@lmi.net

            Thursday, Oct 17 10 noon – 2 PM; University of California at Berkeley,

                        Wheeler Hall, Maude fife room

Thursday, Oct 17, 7:30 – 10 pm, Berkeley City College, Auditorium

            21, 2050 Center St. Between Milvia and Shattuck

Friday, Oct 18, noon, Stanford Univ. (luncheon meeting/location TBA)

Friday, Oct 18, 7 PM, Friends Service Committee Hall, Palo Alto

            (Address TBA)


 

Los Angeles (Oct 19 – 21), Contact: sonali@sonaliandjim.net

            Saturday, Oct 19th 7 – 9 PM, All Saints Church, the Forum, 132 N Euclid Ave,

                        Pasadena, CA 91101.

                        Media sponsor is KPFK, suggested donation of $10 will include copy of Joya's

                        Book, "A Woman Among Warlords," Book signing to follow.

            Monday, Oct 21st, 10 am – 12 noon, Cal State Fullerton, Longsdorf Hall (LH), Room

                        318.  (LH is along Nutwood Ave)

            Other LA area events TBA

 


San Diego (Oct 22 – 23), Contact: aka0001@hotmail.com

           Monday, Oct 21, 7 PM, Loker Avenue West Suite J, Carlsbad, CA

            Tuesday, Oct 22, 11 am, San Diego City College, V101 (16th & C Streets)

            Tuesday, Oct 22, 7 PM, San Diego State University, Nassatir Hall 100

                        A Feminist research Coolquium, co-sponsored by the Bread and Roses Center

                        Of the Department of Women's Studies and the Center for intercultural

                        Relations, SDSU

            Wednesday, Oct 23, 2 PM, UCSD (room tba)

            Wednesday, Oct 23, 7 PM, Church of the Brethren, 3850 Westgate PL., San Diego

                                


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