August 16, 2003 - Reportback from Palestine - Café
Brazil, on Frenchmen Street.
October 12 - 3rd Anniversary Commemoration of the Palestinian
Intifada - First Presbyterian Church, 5401 S. Claiborne Avenue
at Jefferson Avenue.
October 20, 7:30 pm, Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall, Loyola
University: KATHY KELLY, a peace activist and founder of Voices
in The Wilderness. Cosponsored by Pax Christi, Loyola Amnesty,
and Professor Bill Quigley.
October 23, 7:00pm: Peace in the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Prospects
and Possibilities, at Nunemaker Auditorium, Loyola University
a debate between Jonathan Adleman, Ph.D, and Joseph Massad,
Ph.D. Sponsored by several Loyola campus groups.
October 24, 5pm: Professor JOSEPH MASSAD lecture at Xavier
University, at NCF building room 101. Sponsored by Xavier
campus groups. Introduced by NOLAPS members/Xavier students
Aja, Kristina, and Joyous.
October 25, Noon: MARCH TO END THE OCCUPATIONS at the New
Orleans World Trade Center, at the end of Canal Street. Sponsored
by C3 and other local groups.
October 25, 4pm: Book Release for "LIVE FROM PALESTINE"
at the NOLA Book Fair at the Contemporary Arts Center at 900
Nov. 9, 11 AM, International Day of Action Against Israel's
APARTHEID WALL - DEMONSTRATION and Street Theatre: AUDOBON
PARK, Entrance on St. Charles.
November 12th, 7pm-9pm, VISIONS OF LIBERATION. Films and culture
from Palestine, With images, speakers, literature, and a cultural
presentation. Including THE KILLING ZONE, MEEN ERHABE, PLANET
OF THE ARABS. At Xavier University - Science Annex NCF building
room 105. Featuring speaking and presentations by NOLAPS members
Sandra, Aja, Kristina, and Ahmad. Presented by the Center
for Intercultural and International Programs of Xavier University
and NOLA Palestine Solidarity.
similar, Xavier event happened the following week, presented
NOLAPS members Aja and Kristina.
January 13, 6:00pm - 9:00pm - Who and What does the Patriot
A free public forum sponsored by the New Orleans Safe and
Free Coalition (An ACLU-sposored coalition. NOLAPS is a part
of this coalition). UNO Downtown Theatre - 619 Carondelet
street. NOLAPS had a brief speaker at this event. Other coalition
members include ADC, Secular Humanists Association, Critical
Resistance, and others.
January 15, 11am - PROTEST BUSH VISIT TO NEW ORLEANS - Lee
Circle - Downtown New Orleans. Sponsored by C3 and others.
19 - MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY PARADE - NOLAPS members joined
in this parade along with antiwar activists and others.
30&31: DEMOCRACY AND US POLICY IN THE MIDDLE EAST
A FORUM Featuring CONGRESSWOMAN CYNTHIA MCKINNEY. TWO EVENTS:
FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 2004 - 6:00PM, DILLARD UNIVERSITY and
SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 2004 - 11:00AM at UNO DOWNTOWN THEATRE
619 Carondelet St. Introductions by former New Orleans Black
Panther and housing and prison activist MALIK RAHIM (Saturday);
Community-Labor Organizer CURTIS MUHAMMED (Friday); Loyola
Professor Nabil Al-Tikriti; former political prisoner King
Wilkerson. Mc'ed by NOLAPS members Sandra and Jessica.
by Community Labor United, Dillard Dept. of Social Sciences,
Dillard African World Studies Program, UNO Office of Multicultural
Affairs, UNO Women's Center, Amnesty International - Loyola
Chapter, Palestinian-American Congress, Critical Resistance
New Orleans, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee,
Greater New Orleans Green Party, NOLA Palestine Solidarity,
Pax Christi, and more.
225 people came to the Cynthia McKinney events.
February 8, at 6pm - NOLAPS Human Rights Delegation informational
Open House, at 2821 Orchid street.
February 14 Members of NOLAPS presented at the GILLESPIE MEMORIAL
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST 9:30AM at the First Unitarian Universalist
Church, 2903 Jefferson Avenue. Hosted by Kit Senter and Brad
Ott. Presentations by NOLAPS members Sandra, Hana, and Jordan.
Sponsored by the First Unitarian Universalist Church Social
FEBRUARY 27, 2004 8:30PM: CIVIL RIGHTS STRUGGLES, YESTERDAY
AND TODAY. FEATURING MAHDI BRAY. MASJID UR-RAHIM 1238 N Johnson
St. Sponsored by the NOLA Shura Council, the NOLA Muslim American
Society (MAS) NOLAPS, and Masjid Ur-Rahim.
3, 2004 at 5pm: DETENTION WITHOUT TRIAL AND THE US CONSTITUTION:
GUANTANAMO AND BEYOND: Loyola Law School
3rd floor (not sponsored by NOLAPS)
MARCH 7, 6PM - NEW ORLEANS HUMAN RIGHTS DELEGATION TO PALESTINE:
SECOND OPEN HOUSE
March 6 at 1pm: ARAB POTLUCK PICNIC sponsored by AMERICAN
ARAB ANTI DISCRIMINATION COMMITTEE (ADC) at Lefrenier Park
in Shelter #5.
20, 2004: NOLAPS joined local peace groups in WORLDWIDE ANTI-WAR/ANTI-OCCUPATION
DEMONSTRATIONS at NOON at Congo Square.
26 THROUGH APRIL4: the NEW ORLEANS HUMAN RIGHTS INTERNATIONAL
FILM FESTIVAL at ZEITGEIST MULTI-DISCIPLINARY ARTS CENTER,
Loyola University, and UNO.
festival featured World premieres, US Premieres, Southern
regional premiers, and New Orleans premiers of films such
as: Rana's Wedding, Fourth World War, Battle of Algiers, Meen
erhabe, Planet of the Arabs, Until When
, Lost Boys of
Sudan, Killing Zone, Arabs a go-go, Truth and lies in the
war on terror, and Frontiers of Dreams and fears. Hundreds
of people attended the festival, and we featured speakers
from Louisiana March to Save Women's Lives, Families and Friends
of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children, as well as ACLU of Louisiana
director Joe Cook, former political prisoner king Wilkerson,
and FOURTH WORLD WAR director Rick Rowley.
APRIL 12 @ 6:30 p.m: BEHIND THE HEADLINES: WHAT IS REALLY
HAPPENING IN PALESTINE at ZEITGEIST MULTI-DISCIPLINARY ARTS
CENTER. A talk by PLO negotiator DIANA BUTTU.
April 11, NOLAPS and Palestine American Congress also hosted
a talk by Diana Buttu for the Arab Community at the Holiday
Inn in Metairie.
APRIL 16, 2004 2:30PM - INTERDENOMINATIONAL CALL FOR PEACE:
Rally In Memory Of The 62 Worshippers - Masjid-ur-Raheem.
Sponsored by C3.
May 5 @ 7:30 p.m - WE ARE EVERYWHERE: video/slides/art presentation
- Dana Center - St. Charles Room - Loyola University. Sponsored
by Loyola Greens.
May 15, INCITE! New Orleans Presents: SISTERFIRE: A National
Cultural Arts Tour of Radical Women of Color Artists and Activists
- Soujourner Truth Community Center - 501 N. Galvez St (This
event was not organized by NOLAPS, but we helped publicize.)
May 21 Noon New Orleans Says No To America's Top War Criminal!
Protest of President Bush's Visit To New Orleans. Corner of
Canal and Basin.
MAY 27: LIFE IN A REFUGEE CAMP: Video, sound, images and more
from the Balata Refugee Camp in Palestine NEIGHBORHOOD GALLERY
- 1410 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
2004 in Armstrong Park - NEW ORLEANS NAACP organized a PROTEST
AGAINST DAVID DUKE - Noon.
17, 7pm WHAT NOW? a dialogue on war, occupation, and the anti-war
movement Featuring Loyola professor Bill Quigley and Critical
Resistance Southern Regional Coordinator Kenyon Farrow. UNO
Downtown theatre - 619 Carondelet. Sponsored by Solidarity,
and endorsed by NOLAPS, Critical Resistance, INCITE, Iron
Rail Book Collective, Greater New Orleans Green Party, New
Orleans National Lawyers Guild, Pax Christi.
June 20, 6pm CRESCENT CITIES: an evening of music and verse
to benefit this Summer's Human Rights Delegation to Palestine.
Co-presented by dance without borders. Fairgrinds Coffee House
3133 Ponce DeLeon.
JULY 25, 5PM - NOLAPS HOUSE PARTY: Walter, Catherine, and
Anthony's reports from Palestine.
SEPTEMBER 26, at 4:00PM. New Orleans Palestine Solidarity
presents: HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN THE HOLY LAND: First-Hand
Reports from the New Orleans Human Rights Delegation to Palestine
- Grace Episcopal Church, 3700 Canal Street. Featuring Anthony,
Walter, Adam, Ahmad, Charlotte, Megan, and a phone report
September 27 - Friday, October 1: Islam awareness week at
UNO, sponsored by the UNO Muslim Student Alliance.
September 29, 7:30PM. FRANTZ FANON: Black Skin, White Mask
- a film at Zeitgeist - Sponsored by Community Book Center,
with some publicity by nolaps.
October 2, 6-9pm: MOSAICS: Islamic Art in New Orleans (art
by Muslim artists in the Crescent City and fine objects from
Muslim countries) 619 Carondelet Street, Free food by Mona's
Cafe, Music by Atlas Interfaith (Turkish Sufis.) Sponsored
by NOLA Shura Council.
October 6, 7:30PM - UNCONSTITUTIONAL: The War on our Civil
Liberties - Prytania Theatre. Sponsored by ACLU. Georgette
and Sandra speak for NOLAPS/ADC.
October 9, 2004, 2:00 PM Until 4:00 PM. OPERATION UNDERSTANDING:
THE NEXT GENERATION "Working Together Towards a Better
Future" Audubon Room, Loyola University. Sponsored by
The Islamic Shura Council of Greater New Orleans, The Catholic
Archdiocese of New Orleans, and The Human Relations Commission
of New Orleans.
October 17, 7:30 p.m. PEACE PROPAGANDA AND THE PROMISED LAND:
U.S. Media & the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Zeitgeist.
Sponsored by NOLAPS.
OCTOBER 18: A LANGUAGE FEW ARE SPEAKING: A talk by RAUDA MORCOS,
Palestinian Lesbian activist, poet, and co-founder of ASWAT
(voices). TWO EVENTS:
1) 12:30PM - 1:30PM: Brown bag / Lunch discussion - University
of New Orleans Womens Center.
2) 7:30PM Discussion and Reception With Introduction by Catherine,
New Orleans Human Rights Delegation - Anna E. Many Lounge,
Newcomb College Center for Research on Women.
Sponsored by: The New Orleans Dyke March, New Orleans Women's
Studies Consortium, University of New Orleans Women's Center,
New Orleans Palestine Solidarity, Tulane University Office
of Multicultural Affairs, Newcomb College Center for Research
October 30, 10am-6pm: NOLA BOOKFAIR at Barristers/Zeitgeist,
with NOLAPS presentation at 3:45pm featuring Catherine, Ahmad,
3 - FREE CIRCLE: HIT THE STREETS THE DAY AFTER THE ELECTION
3-6PM Lee Cirle. Protest sponsored by Solidarity.
NOVEMBER 5 at 6:00PM: THE PALESTINE-ISRAELI CONFLICT: A Jewish-American
Perspective A LECTURE BY ORA WISE Featuring new video from
Palestine, and an introduction by members of New Orleans Palestine
Solidarity and the National Lawyers Guild at the SCHOOL OF
LAW LOYOLA UNIVERSITY. Sponsored by the Loyola NLG.
NOVEMBER 6, NOON - 1:30PM, CAMPUS ORGANIZING TRAINING: How
to bring the movement to your campus. Cafe Arabesque. Training
by Ora Wise, sponsored by NOLAPS.
NOVEMBER 6, 1:30PM - 3:00PM: TALKING ABOUT PALESTINE:
A training in speaking to the media, speaking in public, and
speaking to your friends about Palestine. Cafe Arabesque.
Training by Ora Wise, sponsored by NOLAPS.
Wednesday Nov 17 through Dec 15 @ 7:30 p.m.
BEYOND THE VEIL: NEW PERSPECTIVES FROM THE MUSLIM WORLD.
Touring program from Women Makes Movies includes films from
Palestine,Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Croatia, and Yemen.
LIBERATION How to Uproot the System & Build a Better World
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 - 7:30PM Loyola University - Danna Center
- Octavia I - POPULAR EDUCATION THEATER