Special Events at the Fifteenth Street Friends:
CAN BOYCOTTS AND DIVESTMENT ADVANCE JUST PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST?
Can nonviolent U.S. citizen boycotts of and divestment from U.S. allies like Saudi Arabia and Israel reduce violence and oppression in the region?
MEDEA BENJAMIN of CODE PINK
MIKE MERRYMAN-LOTZE of the AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE
Place: Fifteenth Street Quaker Meeting House, 15 Rutherford Place, Manhattan, New York. Located between 15th and 16th Streets and between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, short walk from Union Square and 3rd Ave subway stops.
Date: Sunday, October 23, 2016
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Contact and questions: clerk15th AT gmail DOT com
This event intersects with Medea Benjamin’s book tour for Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection, copies of which will be available for purchase during the event.
All are welcome. The presentations will be followed by refreshments and discussion.