The Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace & Justice presents
Peace Works 2011: Solidarity in Action
Rachel Corrie’s legacy inspires people around the world to create positive, nonviolent change in their communities. The Peace Works series of events and conferences honor that legacy by linking action to critical thought, community organizing, and personal reflection.
This year’s Peace Works Conference theme is Solidarity In Action. Scheduled workshops and events include:
- Human Rights and Strategies for Justice in Palestine/Israel
- Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Campaigns & Grassroots Organizing
- Organizing with the Olympia Rafah Solidarity Mural Project
- Cross Movement Building,
- Social Networking as an organizing tool
- Report Back on Trial in Israel by the Corries
- Celebration with music and dancing Sat. evening in Downtown Olympia
The keynote speaker is Alice Walker, poet, author, and social justice activist.
Pre-registration information will be released shortly. Until then, put April 8-9, 2011 on your calendar and join the Rachel Corrie Foundation family for an amazing two days of learning, organizing, and celebration!