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Monday, 30 July 2012

Strategies For The Return: Landmark Tenth Annual International Al-Awda Convention

Together with our families in the homeland, we are planning our return to a Free Palestine! 

Help design and energize the work for the coming year along with our expanding network of grassroots, student, and solidarity activists. 

JOIN US at one of the largest annual gathering of Palestinians and their supporters to address critical issues that our cause is facing. 

Grassroots planning discussions and activist workshops will include: Boycotts and Divestment For The Return; Palestinian Children's Rights Campaign; Student Summit with Community; and Educating Congress! 

Plus come take part in a debate on the proposed Palestine National Council Election Campaign. 

We have a list of exciting speakers that include Palestinian photojournalist Nayef Hashlamoun from Al-Watan Center in Nablus, Palestine; Dr. As'ad Daoud Hess-Linckost from University of the District of Columbia who will discuss the contamination of Gaza and West Bank water and how it is severely affecting the Palestinian population in those areas; and Dr. Jess Ghannam who will discuss the Popular Uprisings in the Arab World and their impact on Palestine and Refugees. 

Plus . . . 

Cultural presentations, books and solidarity items, network with friends and fellow activists & lunch presentations & evening banquet with live music! 


* Friday 7 September 2012 Opening and Meet and Greet at Al-Awda Palestine National Center, 2720 Loker Avenue West Suite J, Carlsbad CA 92010 
* Saturday 8 September 2012 all day including Banquet at Torrey Pines Christian Church, 8320 La Jolla Scenic Drive North, La Jolla, CA 92037 
* Sunday 9 September 2012 morning Business Meeting for members and national coordinators at Al-Awda Palestine National Center, 2720 Loker Avenue West Suite J, Carlsbad CA 92010 


We invite all Palestinians, Al-Awda members, and all groups and individuals who support the implementation of the rights of all Palestinians to return to their homes of origin, and to reclaim their land, to join us in this Landmark Tenth Annual International Al-Awda Convention. Mobilizing our efforts now is crucial! This is your chance to get involved! 

Tickets $55 standard; Student $40 

Tickets are for entire convention and include refreshments and finger food Friday, lunch and dinner Banquet Saturday, and refreshments Sunday morning. 

To reserve online go to: 

Additional Information: 

Exhibitor reservations: 

Media: Special arrangement available for media reporters who will cover the convention including interviews with guest speakers and panelists and organizers. If you are with the media, please see or contact us at 

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Don't miss this Palestinian Convention. There will be none like it in the United States this year! 

JOIN US to work together to bring the days of RETURN closer! 

Al-Awda, The Palestine Right to Return Coalition 
PO Box 131352 
Carlsbad, CA 92013, USA 
Tel: 760-918-9441 
Fax: 760-918-9442 

Please Note: The content and any views expressed in this event announcement are solely those of the Palestine Right to Return Coalition and are not intended to reflect the views of Torrey Pines Christian Church in any way.

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