Eighth Al-Awda International Convention
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FREE* Young Activist Program @ April 30 - May 2nd Al-Awda Convention!

Eighth Annual Al-Awda International Convention
April 30 - May 2, 2010
Embassy Suites Hotel Anaheim South
11767 Harbor Boulevard
Garden Grove, California, 92840
Tel: 760-918-9441

This year Al-Awda is proud to include The Young Activist Program in our upcoming Eighth Annual International Convention which will take place the weekend of April 30 - May 2nd, 2010 at the Embassy Suites Hotel Anaheim South. Organized for and by students & youth, the program promises to be one of the highlights of the convention. The Young Activist Program is free* for those who register.

The Young Activist Program - will take place Saturday May 1, 2010 from 10 am to 4 pm. It is set to include:

Hands on Workshop: Building Coalitions and Sustaining the Future - Led by UCSD students. This session is an opportunity for students and youth to discuss strategies for campus activism.

Poet Mark Gonzales (Human Writes Project) will be leading an exciting Spoken Word workshop called "Life | Lyrics | Legacy"

Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Mustafa Barghouti - Young activists will have the opportunity to interact directly with Dr. Barghouti while discussing several topics including how to support the cause; what role Americans have in the struggle; and most importantly how to organize advocacy for the Palestinian Right of Return to their original homes and lands.

Traditional Folkloric Dabke Class - Back by popular demand, members of San Diego's Zaytouna Dabke will teach steps and techniques for traditional Palestinian Dabke!

Become a member and save! Reduced convention rate and other discounts for members.

CONVENTION RATES - Register to reserve your place at the convention!

Member Pricing:
Friday Night April 30, 2010: FREE
Saturday Lectures/Workshops: FREE
Saturday Lunch with Keynote: $45 standard, $35 student
Saturday Banquet Dinner: $60 standard, $45 student
Sunday (members only meetings): FREE
FULL PACKAGE: $100 standard, $80 student

Non-Member Pricing:
Friday Night: Standard $30, Student $15 with valid ID
Saturday Lectures/Workshops: FREE
Saturday Lunch with Keynote: $55 standard, $40 student
Saturday Banquet Dinner: $75 standard, $55 student
Sunday: members only meetings
FULL PACKAGE (advance): $150 standard, $100 student

*Saturday sessions, excluding the Luncheon and Banquet, are free (donations of course are always appreciated). Attendees will be required to register at the convention. Attendance is encouraged for other parts of the convention.

***Babysitting available: $25 for Friday + Saturday, $15 Saturday Banquet only***


Program: http://www.al-awda.org/convention8/program.html
Babysitting: http://www.al-awda.org/convention8/cbs.html
Sponsorship: http://www.al-awda.org/convention8/sponsor.html

For other information, visit: http://al-awda.org/convention8/index.html and keep revisiting that page as it is being updated regularly


Al-Awda, The Palestine Right to Return Coalition
PO Box 131352
Carlsbad, CA 92013, USA
Tel: 760-918-9441
Fax: 760-918-9442
E-mail: office@al-awda.org
WWW: http://al-awda.org

Al-Awda, The Palestine Right to Return Coalition (PRRC) is dedicated to education for the restoration in full of Palestinian human, national, legal, political and historical rights with particular emphasis on the right of Palestinians to return to their homes and lands of origin from which they have been dispossessed since 1948. PRRC is a not for profit tax-exempt educational and charitable 501(c)(3) organization as defined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of the United States of America. Under IRS guidelines, your donations to PRRC are tax-deductible. To donate, please go to http://www.al-awda.org/donate.html and follow the instructions.



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