Don’t miss this exhibition of Palestinian children’s art!
The Vancouver Child’s View from Gaza Committee is very excited to bring to Vancouver A Child’s View from Gaza, an exhibition of 25 children’s art pieces. These pieces are part of the 75-piece exhibition that was created in 2009 by the children of Gaza who witnessed the destruction of Operation Cast Lead and who participated in after-school children’s therapy programs. “Cast Lead,” Israel’s December 2008/January 2009 attack on a virtually unarmed Gaza, killed 1400 Palestinians, including more than 350 children. Visit childsviewfromgaza.org for details.
Friday, March 9, 2012
Unitarian Church 949 W. 49th Avenue
Barbara Lubin, Middle East Children’s Alliance, Oakland, California
Dr. Eyad El-Sarraj, Gaza Community Mental Health Program
Barbara Lubin, Founder and Executive Director of the Middle East Children’s Alliance, is a life-long peace, justice and disability rights activist. Since 1988 Barbara has regularly traveled to Palestine and has led nearly twenty delegations of North Americans to Palestine/Israel, Iraq, and Lebanon. She has lectured on the issue of Middle East politics and the plight of the children in the region to dozens of schools, universities, conferences, religious institutions and community groups. Barbara’s current presentation focuses on the impact of Israel’s occupation and siege on children in Gaza. Barbara visited the besieged Gaza Strip twice in 2009 and her presentation incorporates many of her own photos and eyewitness testimonies.