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Schedule:

Friday, April 16th

5:00 p.m. - Registration

7:00 p.m. - Program Opens

  • Opening Address by Tiokasin Ghosthorse welcoming the convention
  • Dedication of convention to all Palestinian prisoners and recognition of all those who have fallen.
  • Address by Musa al-Hindi for Al-Awda national
Keynote addresses:
  • Dr. Karma Nabulsi
  • Mr. Ali El-Kassed

Saturday, April 17th

8:00 a.m. - Registration

9:00 a.m. - Welcome and Salman Abu Sitta's presentation

9:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. - Right of Return and Refugee Workshop

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Workshops I

  • Coalition Building
  • Grassroots Organizing I: Political and Practical Advocacy for the Right of Return

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Lunch

4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. - Workshops II

  • Sustainable Struggle: Homeland Security and the Patriot Act
  • Zionist Apartheid: from 1948 to 2004
  • Grassroots Organizing II : Campuses and Communities Organizing for the Right of Return

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Workshops III

  • Confronting Hegemony: Imperialism and the War on the Arab World
  • Media: Setting a Discourse for the Right of Return
  • Cultural Activism

8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

  • Balata Tour Exhibit Viewing (exhibit viewable throughout conference)
  • Screening of Al-Awda Film
  • Q&A with Director Dahna Abourahme

Sunday, April 18th

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Oppression And Activism Training

10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Organizing Sessions and Awda Meetings

4:00 p.m. - Closing of convention, announcement and distribution of documents and resolutions

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