An invitation from Cindy Corrie. Peace Works Conference – Oct. 17-19

Note from Gabi ~ I won’t be able to be at this wonderful event this year because I’ll be in Washington DC then, but I did want to let everyone know. Peace Works ConferenceFocus on Iraq and Palestine Occupations, Oct. 17-19Register Now! Dear Former Peace Works Conference Attendees: The Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and …

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Giving thanks – and protesting.

Noel is coming down for Thanksgiving, and bringing his cat Linus, who will meet our new second cat Lulu for the first time. That should be interesting. I have jury duty on Thanksgiving week, and then will be in Washington DC for several days for a national safe schools roundtable meeting – and to see …

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“My Name is Rachel Corrie” at TESC in Olympia April 27,28, & 29, then “Voices of a People’s History” in Olympia on May 5

From April 26th through 29th, the Seattle Repertory Theatre production of My Name is Rachel Corrie will be performed at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, brought by Evergreen Expressions. The Rachel Corrie Foundation is organizing talkbacks, post-play discussions by those who attend the play, and educational outreach to local high school and college students. …

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Last Night Olympia’s City Council Said No to Adopting Rafah as a Sister City

The Olympia City Council voted 4-2 against adopting the Gaza Strip city of Rafah as a sister city late Tuesday night. Before the vote, at nearly midnight, an overflow crowd of about 150 people attended a public hearing about the subject, and 83 signed up to speak. Of those, 55 supported of the proposal and …

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We Are Seeing “My Name Is Rachel Corrie” in Seattle Next Sunday

While the play has inspired protest and controversy, “My Name Is Rachel Corrie” is, essentially, the story of one woman. and A Seattle Repertory Theatre production of the play, adapted from the writings of Corrie, The Evergreen State College student who was killed while standing in the way of an Israeli bulldozer in Gaza, opens …

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