Join us Wednesday, July 20, 7pm at the LA Greens monthly meeting at the
. Peace Center
1) Israeli Impunity and the International BDS (boycotts, divestment and sanction) Movement - What Californians Can Do
Speaker: Sherna Berger Gluck, see bio below
2) Upcoming tabling events: Global Warming Conference on July 23rd at the Peace Center West,
3916 South Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City
3) August 20 - 21, 2011 - GPCA Strategy Gathering in
The Los Angeles Greens meet the third Wednesday of every month at 7PM at The Peace Center,
8124 W. Third St., Los Angeles, CA 90048. Meetings are free (donations accepted) and open to the public. Children are welcome. Parking is available behind the building.
Please join us and some vegetarian snacks or drinks to share!
About the speaker: SHERNA BERGER GLUCK, daughter of a rabbi and a Topanga Green, is a long time social activist-scholar. She was a leading member of various grassroots women's liberation groups in
, starting in 1972, and for the past two decades, has been active especially in the international feminist movement, focusing particularly on Middle Eastern/Western Asia women. A prominent oral historian, she taught women's studies and directed the oral history program at CSULB until her retirement. Los Angeles
Active in the Palestinian solidarity movement for more than two decades, she was one of the founders both of the US Academic and Cultural Boycott campaign and the Israel Divestment Campaign. During the first intifada, she made multiple trips to
(1989-1994) and her book, An American Feminist in Palestine: The Intifada Years (Temple University Press) is based on her experiences there. In 2004, after a successful campaign to win Pacifica back from earlier hi-jackers, together with other activists founded the (South and West Asia and North Africa) SWANA Collective of KPFK, which produces the weekly Radio Intifada program. Palestine