Rachel's Life & Legacy

Inspired by Rachel’s passion, we support grassroots efforts for peace and justice globally.

Rachel Corrie was a 23-year-old American peace activist from Olympia, Washington, who was crushed to death by an Israeli bulldozer on 16 March 2003, while undertaking nonviolent direct action to protect the home of a Palestinian family from demolition.

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  • Arab Fest Shuruq

    Mural Café & Hookah Lounge

    By trial | 09/29/2014

    Oct. 3: 5-10pm and Oct. 4: noon-5pm. Kick off Arab Fest in Olympia at the Mural Café and Hookah Lounge! Full announcement.

    The Olympia Arab Festival’s Mural Cafe and Hookah Lounge will feature food, music, dancing, games, refreshments, and hookahs and is also part of the fall Arts Walk celebration.

     Location: the Olympia-Rafah Solidarity Mural site at the corner of State and Capitol Way N. in Downtown Olympia. Located very near the Olympia Center – the site of the Olympia Arab Fest.


  • Shuruq II Arab Festival

    Olympia Arab Fest Shuruq II

    By trial | 08/05/2014

    Oct. 4: 11am – 7pm at the Olympia Center. Full announcement and program schedule. Admission is free!

    The Olympia Center Downtown Olympia

    Olympia’s Arab Festival – Shuruq II will be a fun-packed celebration of Arab culture features music, dance, art, a parade of Arab fashions, fabulous Arab food, educational panels and speakers, vendor and country tables, children’s activities, films, and displays from all 22 Arab countries!

    There are many exciting new features of the festival this year. Please see the full announcement and program schedule for a complete list of performances and presentations and make Shuruq II one of your fall Arts Walk stops!

    Location: The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia Street NW, Olympia, WA (downtown Olympia).


  • More Events Coming Soon!

    More Events Coming Soon!

    By trial | 08/04/2014

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