Community Teach-in: Militarization, Occupation, and Colonization


“Join us to learn about the human rights, indigenous and environmental effects of militarization on communities in Palestine and the Arizona borderlands. More details soon. Please mark your calendar.”

*** Free and open to the public. ***

Proposed Schedule:

9:00am Registration and check-in
(coffee, pan dulce, juice, etc.)
9:30am Welcome
(housekeeping: bathrooms, interpretation, parking, announcements)

History and Context of Militarization
9:45-10:05am Isabel Garcia: Militarization of Arizona
10:05-10:25am Mohyeddin Abdulaziz: Militarization of Palestine

10:25-10:35am Break

Panel Presentations
10:35-10:55am Indigenous Perspective (Nelli Jo David, Joshua Garcia – Tohono O’odham Hemaikam Rights Network – TOHRN)
10:55-11:20am Environmental Perspective (Dan Millis – Sierra Club)
11:20-11:45am Human Rights Perspective (Todd Miller, Gabe Schivone)

11:45-12:15pm Q&A with panelists

12:15-1:00pm Lunch
(folks can mingle and check out the info tables)

1:00-2:15pm Breakout sessions
(groups meet to strategize and brainstorm)

2:15-2:45pm Report backs

2:45-3:00pm Closing/Thanks

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