JVP San Francisco/East Bay Chapter
JVP Bay Area is the founding chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace. We continue to meet monthly and conduct local education and outreach efforts, while supporting JVP's national campaigns. Info about monthly meetings and upcoming events is posted on this page.
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JVP Bay Area co-sponsored event:
“Overcoming Challenges to Resistance in Palestine”
with Abir Kopty, activist on the front lines of popular protest movement in Occupied Palestine
Sunday, June 16th, 5 -7 pm
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2868 Mission St San Francisco, C A 94110
Event is Free, Donations Welcomed
Abir Kopty is a feminist and political activist, born in Nazareth and currently based in Ramallah. She is a former Nazareth City Councilwoman and today works as a media analyst and consultant, holding a Master's in Political Communication from the City University of London.
Abir Kopty is well known for being a key organizer of the Bab al-Shams protest village that garnered significant international attention earlier this year, a culminating moment of the weekly protests across the West Bank and East Jerusalem. She blogs at: abirkopty.wordpress.com
Our chapter meets the second Sunday of each month from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
An orientation for new members starts at 6:00pm.
The location switches each month between the East Bay and San Francisco.
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
Connie Barbour Room
1606 Bonita Street (at Cedar)
Berkeley CA (map)
If you need a ride from North Berkeley Bart, e-mail us here before the day of the meeting.
American Friends Service Committee
65 9th St. (btw Mission and Market)
San Francisco. (map)
Near Civic Center BART
(walk one block southwest on Market, turn left down 9th St.).
To confirm the place and time, please e-mail us here.