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  • Yahoo News Displaced Palestinians take shelter in a makeshift tent camp by the beach in Rafah near the border with Egypt. (Photo/NPR) NATIVE NEWS ONLINE STAFF, MARCH 29, 2024   The Oglala Sioux Tribe’s tribal council on Wednesday passed a resolution in support of Palestinians in Gaza by a 14 to 1 vote. The resolution…


  • From 350 Wisconsin: Since long before 1953, when Line 5 was constructed without the consent of Tribal Nations in its path, the Bad River Band has been fighting for their rights, culture, land, water, sovereignty, and so much more. This is a battle that we at 350 Wisconsin continue to witness every day, led by…


  • Hosted by AFRICaide and 4W Christ Presbyterian Church 944 E. Gorham Street Madison 10:30 am – 4:00 pm For more than a decade, the AFRICaide organization has been bringing together women and girls from all backgrounds to celebrate International Women’s Day here in Madison. 2024 marks the 10th year of the collaboration between AFRICaide and 4W (Women &…


  • Image: Sacramento to Bethlehem Below is a letter from the Madison-Rafah Sister City Project (MRSCP) to the US El Salvador Sister City Network, asking them to follow the lead of their partner CRIPDES (Association for the Development of El Salvador) in supporting historic and ongoing Salvadoran-Palestinian solidarity and contributing to emergency humanitarian relief for the people…




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  • Solidarity Speaks: Recording Of Our 11th & Final Emergency Webinar! Thank you to everyone who joined our Solidarity Speaks emergency webinars since October 7th. We are proud that over 3800 people responded to this series in solidarity with Palestinian and Israeli human rights defenders calling for a permanent ceasefire, a release of all the hostages, and an…


  • At a press conference in D.C. on December 14, UAW president Shawn Fain called for a cease-fire, alongside Democratic lawmakers and other labor leaders. SHAWN FAIN, IN THESE TIMES, DECEMBER 26, 2023 United Auto Workers president Shawn Fain calls for a ceasefire in Gaza during a press conference alongside progressive legislators and other union leaders.BILL…


  • Dave Lippman, Dec 23, 2023 Democratic Socialists of America brings democratized unions out in support of a ceasefire in Gaza, and an end to settler colonial apartheid while we’re at it. 2,000 march to the offices of AIPAC, captain of the Israel lobby that bribes and coerces politicians to support any genocide of Israel’s choosing.…


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  • Urgent Gaza Relief Our “Gaza Relief and Recovery” campaign aims to address urgent humanitarian needs and support long-term recovery efforts in Gaza. The funds raised will primarily focus on immediate relief, including providing essential medical supplies, food, medical treatment, clean water, and other necessities for families affected by the conflict. Additionally, our campaign will support…


  • From the River to the Sea: Essays for a Free Palestine An urgent editorial intervention, published in collaboration with Haymarket Books. In the final months of 2023, as this ebook is published, Israel is committing a genocide in Gaza. Israeli officials have repeatedly made their intentions to do so extremely clear; talking of collective punishment,…


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  • 9:00 – noon Memorial United Church of Christ 5705 Lacy Rd, Fitchburg This will be the 19th year of selling crafts and cookies to support a full-year scholarship to a student at Dar Al Kalima University of Arts and Culture in Bethlehem. We sell hand-made crafts made by the congregation, and Christmas cookies by the…


  • Gaza-Guernica

    Over 3,000 people form human mosaic in Spain to support Palestine Middle East Monitor, December 8, 2023 More More than 3,000 people supported Palestine by forming a human mosaic in Guernica, one of the symbolic places of the Spanish Civil War, which was bombed in 1937, Anadolu Agency reports. At the event organised in the town of…


  • Demand: ‘Stop the U.S. – Israel Genocidal Apartheid! Wisconsin Bail Out the People Movement, December 9, 2023 More photos on Facebook (You can cancel the login pop-up.)  


  • “Wisconsin All Out For Palestine” Saturday, December 9, 2023, 1 p.m State Capitol, Madison, WI Wisconsin Coalition for Justice in Palestine (WCJP), representing more than 50 organizations throughout the State, sponsors the “Wisconsin All Out For Palestine” rally and march on Saturday, December 9 at the Capitol. We welcome all to join in voicing our…


  • A public relations effort by the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs   Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin Back in March, Senator Tammy Baldwin announced a $798,000 grant so the Wisconsin Air National Guard (WANG) can “conduct community outreach, noise mitigation planning, and prepare for the F-35s arrival at Truax Field.”  Earlier this month, WANG quietly started…


  • TAA UW-MADISON, NOVEMBER 22, 2023   The following statement was written and approved by the general membership of the TAA on November 15th, 2023. A Call for Palestinian liberation WHEREAS The Teaching Assistants’ Association (TAA; AFT [American Federation of Teachers] Local 3220) recognizes that the Zionist Israeli state is a reactionary tool of Western imperialism,…


  • Information and Registration 4 -5 pm Join investigative reporter and Pulitzer Center grantee May Jeong for a discussion of her experiences reporting from Afghanistan. In preparation for this talk, attendees are encouraged to watch Afghan Dreamers, a documentary about an all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan and their fate as the Taliban came to power. The…


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  • PUBLISHERS FOR PALESTINE Join us for an international #ReadPalestine week, starting Wednesday, November 29, on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. During this week, we encourage people around the world to read fiction and poetry by Palestinian and Palestinian diaspora authors, as well as nonfiction about Palestinian history, politics, arts, culture, and…


  • View this post on Instagram A post shared by Students for Justice in Palestine- UW Madison (@sjpuwmadison) Join us this Wednesday as we mourn the loss of our Palestinian brothers and sisters. If you are not familiar with a die-in, people lay on the ground to give a representation of those who have been killed…


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  • Dear CJA Members and Allies, Over the past month we have seen the onslaught and escalation against Palestinians in their struggle for land sovereignty, self-determination, decolonization and life. As environmental justice communities hailing from sacrifice zones across the United States, we are answering the call to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people on the…


  • UW South Partnership Building 2238 South Park Street 10 am – 12 pm Goals of this event: Uplift voices of multigenerational Palestinian women, center and share their experiences Strengthen connections between women in the Madison Area Build bridges cross-culturally, deepen empathy and understanding of Palestinian resistance Understand ways to support Palestinians, in Madison and in…


  • Change Boutique (1252 Williamson St.) is proud to be hosting local artists Huda Alalawi (From Iraq) and Rukaya Qadour (from Syria) as they debut their new brand Warda Bayda (White Flower in Arabic) on Gallery Night. This brand represents a new beginning for them as refugees who have resettled in Madison. You will quickly fall…


  •   Español abajo This week we have seen the ongoing crisis in the Gaza Strip escalate to a boiling point, as Israel continues to massacre thousands of civilians. We know many of our donors care deeply about this issue, and we want you to know that we stand against the ethnic cleansing that has been…


  • One underreported aspect of Cop City is the long and ongoing relationship between Georgia police agencies pushing this project and the Israeli police forces. The Stop Cop City campaign is supported by the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights and Jewish Voice for Peace. Will Atlanta City Officials Disqualify The Stop Cop City Petition? The city…


  • A protest marking the occupation’s 56th year was rejected by mainstream organizers, showing how messages about Palestinians are still being silenced. ​Demonstration by the anti-occupation​ bloc of Israel’s anti-government protests, marking 56 years since the start of the military occupation, on Dizengoff Street in Tel Aviv, June 3, 2023. (Oren Ziv) Oren Ziv, +972 Magazine,…


  • All people are equal and should be treated with dignity and respect But for decades, the Palestinian people have faced Israeli settler colonialism and occupation enforced through racist and discriminatory legal regimes, forced displacement, blockade and movement restrictions, and systematic human rights abuses. According to legal scholars and the international human rights community, this situation…


  • MONDAY, MAY 1ST IN MILWAUKEE AT 11:00 AM Background May 1st has long been recognized as a day of solidarity and action around immigrant rights. This year, our partners at Voces de la Frontera are hosting their annual May 1st action, strike, and mass march: “May Day: A Day Without Latinx and Immigrants.” Together, we…


  • Leopold’s Books Bar Caffe 1301 Regent Street, Madison 7 – 9 pm Join us for an intimate interview and book talk about Dr. Wagner’s latest memoir, which details his personal, political, and religious journey from Evangelical Christian faith and conservative politics to solidarity with the poor and advocacy for anti-war, anti-racism, and Palestinian rights. Desserts…


  • NEW: MRSCP is partnering with Building Unity on a “Care-avan” carpool to this event from Madison and Janesville; if you would like to offer a ride or are in need of a ride, please click here then scroll down and fill out the form at the bottom to RSVP and get updated information  U.S. Palestinian Community Network…



  • Show your support for Palestinian women during the January 22 National Women’s March in Madison! Join the Kuffiyeh Contingent and stand with us in the State Capitol Rotunda. Madison Rafah Sister City Project plans to be in the Rotunda of the State Capitol near the State Street entrance at 1:00 pm. Wear your Kuffiyeh (we’ll…


  • January 22, 2023 Rally on Library Mall 12:00-12:45 March to the Capitol Building 1:00-1:45 Speakout at the Capitol 1:45-4:00 Show your support for Palestinian women during the January 22 National Womens March in Madison! Join the Kuffiya Contingent and walk with us as the March moves to the Capitol. Madison Rafah Sister City Project will…


  • Palestine has won people’s hearts and captivated the world’s attention — and its team isn’t even playing. YUMNA PATEL, MONDOWEISS, DECEMBER 9, 2022 MOROCCAN NATIONAL TEAM UNFURLS PALESTINIAN FLAG AFTER VICTORY OVER SPAIN (PHOTO VIA TWITTER) As the World Cup enters its final 10 days, and the remaining eight teams gear up for the quarter…


  • Morocco becomes first Arab nation to make it to the last eight of international soccer tournament Morocco’s players celebrate with a Palestinian flag at the end of the Qatar 2022 World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Morocco and Spain at the Education City Stadium in Al-Rayyan, west of Doha on December 6, 2022.…


  •   Palestinian Artist, Poet, and Filmmaker Lina Abojaradeh asks What country in the world intentionally shoots football players in the legs and knees? Join the movement and visit Kick Out Apartheid


  • Walk: 4:30 pm, meet at the Memorial Union; bring Palestinian flags, wear your kuffiyehs and the red, white, black and green colors of Palestine. Film Night: 6:30 pm in Grainger Hall, Room TBD. Free and Open to the public; sponsored by Students for Justice in Palestine-UW Madison. Updated information here


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  • Voices for Justice in Palestine (VJP), October 13, 2022 Please join us October 24th (6 pm CT) on the UNC Campus for a night of discussion with Dr. Noura Erakat, Dr. Khury Petersen-Smith and others! If you are not able to attend in person, please join us on zoom. The password to join is: pal1948…


  • (Final version, emphasis added) Dear colleagues and comrades, Thank you so much for signing on to our global open letter calling on the Biden administration to take immediate action in response to Israel’s escalated attack on Palestinian civil society. The letter was signed by over 290 social justice, civil rights, human rights, and faith-based organizations, as…


  • Madison365 staff, Sep 1, 2022 The YWCA Madison’s Racial Justice Summit will take place Sept. 28-30. Organizers are inviting the community to practice “Weaving Our Pasts, Present and Emergent Futures for Racial Justice and Co-Liberation.” For this 21st annual Summit, YWCA Madison is collaborating with local and national practitioners, educators, artists, authors, and advocates to…


  • A “Teeter-Totter Wall” conceived in 2009 to protest the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall has become reality in New Mexico. NBC News, Jul 30, 2019


  • MRSCP is passing along an unusual opportunity to help build a playground for migrant children in the Mexico-US border town of Sásabe. We have installed similar playgrounds in Rafah and Hebron in Palestine, and we know firsthand how much these simple facilities mean to the children who use them. Infrastructure For the Youth, For the…


  • Rep. Francesca Hong addresses concerns for the arrival of F-35 jets in Truax Field, surrounded by Eken Park Resistance members. CAMERON CIESZKI/CAP TIMES One goal of this letter is to bring organizations on the national and international level together with local organizations who have been working against F-35 training in their communities for years. Another…


  • Webinar: July 14 at 2 PM CT via ZOOM Register   On the eve of Roger Waters Montreal’s Bell Centre performance, the rock legend will be supporting McGill students who’ve faced a litany of attacks for advancing the Palestinian Liberation movement. The event will discuss attacks against Palestine solidarity on campuses across Canada and the…


  • A new Super PAC aligned with AIPAC looks to undercut the only Palestinian Democrat ever elected to Congress, and diminish the growing support between Palestinians and African-Americans. REP. RASHIDA TLAIB (PHOTO: TLAIB.HOUSE.GOV) MITCHELL PLITNICK, Mondoweiss, MAY 31, 2022 A new Super PAC has reared its head and it’s made no secret of its first target:…


  • The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project supports these efforts by Indigenous Women to end fossil fuel projects and protect water. USA, April 27, 2022 — Today, Indigenous women leaders, joined by over 200 organizations, representing millions nationwide, submitted a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers urging the department to deny necessary permits for the expansion…


  • In-person activities from 350 Madison Friday 5 pm on Library Mall Saturday 10 am at the Capitol Square Farmer’s Market and Online: Frontline Demands for Climate Justice Speakers from Palestine, the Philippines and other Indigenous Communities 8:30 am Central Register Here This Earth Day, speakers from Palestine, the Philippines, and other indigenous and frontline communities…


  • Yemen: ¡Presente!

    While the world is focused on the war in Ukraine, another vicious and devastating war grinds on with no end in sight in Yemen, creating what is likely the largest humanitarian crisis in the world today.Some months ago Tuesday, March 1 was designated as another national day of protest to call for an end to…


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  • Students for Justice in Palestine – UW Madison Memorial Union 5 pm More information


  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu used his moral stature to call out and oppose Israeli apartheid, but the New York Times, Washington Post, and NPR are leaving it out. ARCHBISHOP TUTU AND JIMMY CARTER VISIT PALESTINE WITH “THE ELDERS,” A GROUP OF EMINENT GLOBAL LEADERS. THEY STAND IN FRONT OF THE ISRAELI BARRIER DURING A VISIT TO…


  • Everywhere but Washington FADI QURAN, PETER BEINART, AND LARA FRIEDMAN ON FMEP WEBINAR ABOUT POLITICAL DISCOURSE OF ISRAEL PALESTINE AT YEAR’S END. PHILIP WEISS, MONDOWEISS, DECEMBER 26, 2021 The Foundation for Middle East Peace had a webinar about the state of U.S. politics on Israel/Palestine as the year ends, and here are some of the…


  • Dear Friends– Happy Martin Luther King Day! I hope it finds you well. This week, on Friday, Just World Ed will be launching our new podcast series, “The World From Palestine”. In each episode of this ten-week series the Palestinian scholar Yousef Aljamal and I will explore different aspects of the intersection between Palestine’s liberation…


  • The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project supports the efforts of the Wet’suwet’en nation to exercise their rights as a sovereign nation to manage and protect their lands and waters. In particular, they have the right to disallow construction of the proposed TC Energy Coastal GasLink pipeline. As advocates for human rights in Palestine, we see the…


  • Beauty pageant boycott

    Many South Africans see a boycott of the Miss Universe pageant in Israel as a chance to stand up for Palestinians and against injustice Lalela Mswane walks across the stage during the Miss South Africa beauty pageant in Cape Town, South Africa on Oct. 16, 2021. AP Ryan Lenora Brown, Christian Science Monitor, December 9,…


  • #PalestineDay

    Nov. 29th is International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People! 1. Display Palestinian flag at home &/or at work!2. Take a pic of you & your display!3. Post pic on social media! Important: Include your city, state and country, attach #PalestineDay, & tag @uspcn! pic.twitter.com/XxgsoUZvnB — Madison-Rafah Sister City Project (@MRSCP48) November 24, 2021


  • Black and Palestinian Perspectives on the Power of Education and Action via Zoom Who: Dr. Ronda Taylor Bullock, Co-Founder and Executive Director of we are (working to extend anti-racist education), and Dr. Iymen Chehade, History professor at Columbia College, Chicago, and human rights activist When: December 6, 7:00 PM (Eastern Time Zone) Dr. Chehade and…


  • News broke today that NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware has been detected on phones of six Palestinian rights defenders, three of whom work for Al-Haq, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, and the Bisan Center for Research and Development, organizations that Israel recently criminalized. Meanwhile, the Washington Post has uncovered a massive Israeli military facial recognition program threatening the safety of…


  • Progressive Black Democrats are reviving a radical tradition of Palestine solidarity in Congress, challenging Black leaders in their own party and Washington’s support for Israeli state violence. Black Lives Matter protest in Century City, California on June 6, 2020. (Brett Morrison/CC BY 2.0) Alex Kane, +972 Magazine, June 16, 2021 On May 13, something remarkable…


  • Aisha Mansour‎, The Palestine Solidarity Committee – Seattle, June 13, 2021 Thank you for your readiness to mobilize Seattle! After our successful action yesterday and rally today, we have prevented the ZIM San Diego from unloading for another day! SSA President Edward DeNike has asked the ZIM San Diego to leave the Port of Seattle…


  • UW-Madison Students for Justice in Palestine UW Library Mall 8:30 PM Join us to mourn the lives lost, show solidarity to the Palestinian people, and condemn U.S military aid to Israel. Meet at Library Mall Candle walk up to the Capitol Speakers & Open Mic Number of candles provided for the number of lives lost.…


  • Follows days of violence in the Middle East Fatoumata Ceesay, Madison365, May 17, 2021 More than 100 people gathered at the Capitol building Saturday morning to peacefully protest and stand in solidarity with Palestine, leading to a brief confrontation with an Israel supporter.  Continued at Madison365 >>


  • And a Facebook video   Reshaping Madison Together Event Occupation is a CRIME! Right now, near the 73rd anniversary of the Nakba and during Ramadan (Muslims’ most sacred time of the year), the Palestinian village of Sheikh Jarrah is being forcefully “evicted” by Israel as settlers try to STEAL the Palestinian homes. The government-sanctioned theft-in-progress…


  • Smoke rises following Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City, Thursday, May 13, 2021. Weary Palestinians are somberly marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, as Hamas and Israel traded more rockets and airstrikes and Jewish-Arab violence raged across Israel. (AP Photo – Adel Hana) TSELA BARR AND BARB OLSON, The Cap Times, May…


  • The Popular Chorus, June 2, 2020




  • People run following an explosion at the airport in Aden, Yemen, shortly after a plane carrying the newly formed Cabinet landed on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. No one on board the government plane was hurt but initial reports said several people at the airport were killed. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed) Madison-Rafah Sister City Project, The Cap…


  • The United States is contributing to the violent attacks on Yemen, while cutting back its humanitarian relief efforts. Bruegel the Elder’s “Massacre of the Innocents” Kathy Kelly, The Progressive, January 19, 2021 In 1565, Pieter Bruegel the Elder created The Massacre of the Innocents, a provocative masterpiece of religious art. The painting reworks a biblical…


  • As 2020 comes to a close, we are writing to ask for your end-of-year contribution to two great efforts: one for Rafah and the other right here in Dane County. RAFAH The economic situation in the Gaza Strip was already terrible due to the Israeli occupation and blockade. Lockdowns, curfews and other measures taken to…


  • BLACK LIVES MATTER RESOURCES MRSCP supports the Black Lives Matter movement, both because of its inherent demand for justice and also because of the similarities between how the U.S. treats its citizens of color and how Israel treats Palestinians whether they are citizens of Israel, residents of Gaza and the West Bank, or refugees in…


  • Establish Sisterhood Cities Between Dayton, OH and Salfit, Palestine While they have been focusing on local support in Dayton, they are now also looking for wider support in the U.S. Please sign and circulate the petition broadly.


  • Over 50 progressive organizations endorse Rep. Joaquin Castro for Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC). At the end of November, Democratic House members will vote on who takes leadership of this important committee. HFAC makes decisions on arms control and disarmament issues, international funding and aid, deployment and use of armed forces, drug…


  • Oscar Rennebohm Park, Madison 6 pm Vegan Food by JustVeggies 7 pm Community Education 8 pm Vigil Vigil for all Black Lives lost to white supremacy and police brutality, and to support recent victims of racist violence in our community. Meet neighbors and learn multiple ways to support Black people in our community. We are…


  • A virtual summit on building a united racial justice movement from the U.S. to Palestine Eyewitness Palestine (formerly Interfaith Peace-Builders) JOIN US July 18 for a day of: Powerful Analysis, to better understand the current places in our society where connections across movements can be made and where we should be acting in the US,…


  • Saturday, June 27 Local Letter Campaign to End Violence Against Black People 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT Damita Brown, Restorative Justice Director for the Dane County Time Bank’s Restorative Justice Program, will lead this action opportunity via Zoom. Sponsored by Building Unity, Dane County Time Bank, Freedom Inc. and Wisconsin Network for Peace, Justice,…


  • Poor People’s Campaign Sat: 9 am and 5 pm Central Sun: 5 pm Central Information Registration The Mass Poor People’s Assembly and Moral March on Washington will be the largest digital gathering of poor, dispossessed and impacted people, faith leaders, and people of conscience … The increasing urgency of a broad movement led by the…


  • Madison Juneteenth Rally Olin Park, 1156 Olin-Turville Ct Madison [Map] 12 Noon – 7 pm Juneteenth events are being held this year all across the country, not only as the traditional celebration of Black culture and emancipation from slavery, but with a renewed focus on the fight against police brutality, racist violence, and systemic institutional…




  • Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation have long dealt with the kind of brutality being enacted by some US police officers against African-Americans. Israeli police officers detain a Palestinian protestor during scuffles outside the compound housing al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City March 12, 2019. (Reuters) TRT World, 30 May 2020 A now infamous…


  • “Existence is Resistance”


  • Friends of Sabeel-North America (FOSNA), 5/11/20 From Palestine to Turtle Island (North America) settler colonialism continues to exploit land and natural resources to the detriment of indigenous communities. To commemorate Nakba Day, when 700,000 Palestinians were violently displaced from their lands, FOSNA has lined up a powerful conversation with Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi, Indigenous scholar-activist…


  • Register for this Webinar Here This webinar is part of a series of virtual events to raise funds for the Let’s Get Free 2020 Program. We are requesting a donation to join the webinar, from $0 – $50. Additional donations are welcome! Can’t attend? Donations are always welcome: DONATE HERE Eyewitness Palestine & the March…


  • Today, on #IWD2020, we celebrate the inspiring leadership of women, in Palestine and worldwide, at the forefront of our struggles against oppression and militarization, and for a more just, beautiful and dignified world. #UnitedWePrevail #MilitaryEmbargo on Israel pic.twitter.com/DxUA1SAQTm — BDS movement (@BDSmovement) March 8, 2020


  • Sister Cities

    Invest in Justice by Building Genuine Connections Image via Sacramento to Bethlehem Cities for Palestine by the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights WHAT’S THE CAMPAIGN ABOUT? Invest in justice by building genuine connections between US and Palestinian cities, towns, villages, or refugee camps through a sister city relationship. Sister Cities promote ties between community members…


  • Israeli activist Jonathan Pollack pens a powerful Op-Ed in Haaretz on his arrest, putting into context his act of solidarity with Palestinians who face altogether different circumstances than his own. The Ofer military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, October 2, 2009. (ASSOCIATED PRESS) Jonathan Pollak, Haaretz, Jan 07, 2020 I am currently…


  • UW Multicultural Center 716 Langdon Street Madison 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm General meeting of UW-Madison Students for Justice in Palestine discusses the history of Black and Palestinian oppression and the roles that both have played in fighting it. Other topics will include recognizing interconnections, co-opting struggles, and avoiding the conflation of these struggles. Free…


  • Honor Dr. Angela Davis

    This February, join USCPR and the Dream Defenders by showing solidarity with all the radical voices that continue to be silenced for speaking up against injustice, from the US to Palestine. On January 4, 2019, bowing to pressure from Zionist members of the Birmingham community, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) voted to rescind its…



  •   Monday, October 8: First Unitarian Society 900 University Bay Drive Madison Schedule 5:30 pm – Community Potluck 6:30 pm – Drumming and welcoming by Indigenous Leaders 7:00 pm – Showing of The Eagle and The Condor – From Standing Rock with Love 8:00 pm – Panel/Community Discussion about the importance of supporting “Water Protectors”…


  • ONLINE from The Palestine Center Washington, DC 12 noon – 1 pm Central Pastor and activist Rev. Graylan Hagler will highlight the intersections between the Palestinian cause and other contemporary social movements. His work has focused on Black liberation, economic justice, community organizing, and mobilizing faith communities. Watch the event live online. Biography of Speaker…


  • Tuesday, July 24 at 7 PM – 9 PM First Unitarian Society of Madison 900 University Bay Dr, Madison, Wisconsin Join us for a special presentation by Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, “Hope in the Shadow of the Wall” at First Unitarian Society of Madison. July 24, 7pm. Free and open to the public. Rev. Dr.…