[act-ma] SATURDAY 10/29: The Right to Boycott: Defending BDS

Cole Harrison cole at masspeaceaction.org
Tue Oct 25 13:11:17 PDT 2016


The Right to Boycott: Defending BDS
Saturday, October 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Central Square Library, Cambridge ~ 45 Pearl St.  Two blocks from the T;
parking in adjacent garage
[image: right to boycott]
*A Forum to Educate, Discuss and Strategize*

Today, across the country, state and federal lawmakers are attempting to
suppress the Palestinian-led campaign for Boycott, Divestment and
Sanctions. The forum will strategize ways to protect our right to free
speech.

*Featured Panelists:*

<http://masspeaceaction.org/home/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/TamarGhabin.jpg>*[image:
Nadia Ben-Youssef]
<http://masspeaceaction.org/home/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Nadia-Ben-Youssef.head_.jpg>Nadia
Ben-Youssef* is a lawyer and human rights advocate serving as Adalah’s
first USA Representative. After four years leading Adalah’s international
advocacy efforts on behalf of the indigenous Palestinian Bedouin community
in the Naqab (Negev), she is now developing the organization’s US advocacy
strategy to influence American policy and practice in Israel/Palestine.
Much of her work in the United States has focused on building a
transnational movement against supremacy and state-sanctioned violence.
Nadia is a member of the New York State Bar, and holds a BA in Sociology
from Princeton University, and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.

[image: Tamar Ghabin]
<http://masspeaceaction.org/home/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/TamarGhabin.jpg>*Tamar
Ghabin* is a Palestinian-American organizer who currently works for the US
Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation as the government affairs associate.
Additionally, she is currently the head of distribution for the Arab
Studies Institute’s new pedagogical project, Gaza in Context. Tamar
received her BA in International Affairs from Northeastern University in
2015. As an undergrad, she was very active in Students for Justice in
Palestine, and continues to be connected to SJP as an alumna.


*[image: Susan Nicholson]Susan Nicholson* is a retired lawyer, member of
the North Shore Coalition for Peace and Jusice, and of the Palestine/Israel
working group of Massachusetts Peace Action.


*Sponsored* by Massachusetts Peace Action
<https://www.facebook.com/masspeaceaction/>, Jewish Voice for Peace, the
Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine and the MA Freedom to Boycott
Coalition.

-- 
Cole Harrison
Executive Director
Massachusetts Peace Action - the Commonwealth's largest grassroots peace
organization
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