Mubarak Awad

On Thursday, Feb. 24, Mubarak Awad will speak on "Nonviolence and the Palestinian Struggle". Awad is Founder and Director of Nonviolence International and the Founder and Director in Exile of the Palestinian Center for the Study of Nonviolence in Jerusalem. The Center provides educational materials on nonviolent resistance and coordination and support for direct nonviolent resistant actions of people living under occupation. The work of the Center includes a family reunification project and the publication and translation of writings on the theory and practice of non violence into Arabic. Awad has worked for nonviolent solutions to the Palestinian and Israeli conflict by speaking to organizations in the United States and abroad advocating human rights, children's rights, and the implementation of governmental policies that will improve the lives of young people and their families.

Lecture at 7:00PM in Room D
Harry Jack Gray (HJG)
University of Hartford

This event is sponsored by the HUMANITIES CENTER and CAPPA (Campus Alliance for Progressive Politics and Actions) at the University of Hartford.