Night of Resistance & Solidarity with the People of Afghanistan and Iraq
WHEN: May 27th 2004
WHERE: Immanuel Presbyterian Church
3300 W. Wilshire Blvd @ Berendo
Los Angeles, CA
Sonali Kolhatkar is co-director and one of the founders of Afghan Women's
Mission. Her show, Uprising, airs 8am weekday mornings on KPFK. She
speaks frequently about the situation in Afghanistan and has written many
articles regarding American foreign policy in Afghanistan.
Medea Benjamin is founding director of Global Exchange and co-founder of
Code Pink. She is a leading activist in the peace movement and has
struggled for social justice in Asia, the Americas, and Africa for over 20
years. She has traveled to Iraq many times to organize the Occupation
Watch International Center.
Musical Guests: Gene Owens & James Kirk; Ross Altman
Spoken Word Artist: Mark Rodriguez
Afghan Women's Mission works in solidarity with the Revolutionary
Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) to help raise funds and
awareness for RAWA's projects (schools, literacy classes, hospitals,
orphanages). Crafts made through RAWA's Income Generation Projects will
be on sale.
Global Exchange is an international human rights organization dedicated to
promoting environmental, political and social justice.
Endorsed by: ANSWER; Be the Cause; CAIR; Catalyst for Change; Code Pink;
Frank Dorrell; Garment Worker Center; GCC Justice Coalition; LA Greens;
Westside Greens; Office of the Americas; War is Not the Answer Vigil
For more information please call (323) 687-1193