Bay Area CA & Olympia WA (USA)

Oakland, California (USA)

Oakland Palestine Solidary Mural

Mural Media Launch

26th Street, between Telegraph and Broadway, Oakland CA. 22’x57’

Wednesday 3 October, 4 - 6 pm 

Organised by Estria Foundation , Art Forces  and NorCal Friends of Sabeel, with artists Nidal El Khairy, IROT, VYAL, Emory Douglas, Chris Gazaleh, Erin Yoshi, Deadeyes, SPIE, Deena Mattar in collaboration with Susan Greene.

The Oakland Palestine Solidarity Mural (OPSM) makes visible the global connections embodied in joint struggles for justice. Using the occupation of Palestine as a lens, the mural addresses interlinked histories of colonisation, environmental exploitation and international solidarity.

Olympia, Washington (USA)

Arts Walk

Olympia Rafah Solidarity Mural Project, 35’x100’

State and Capital Streets

Friday 5 October, 5-10 pm

Organised by Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice

A Tale of Two Cities–The Olympia Rafah Solidarity Mural tells a tale of two cities, Olympia and Rafah, linked through tragedy, resilience and resistance. Created by more than 200 groups and individuals world-wide, the mural honors the lives of all who struggle for justice. The mural is located in Olympia, Washington, the hometown of Rachel Corrie, who was crushed to death by an Israeli bulldozer while defending the home of a Palestinian family in Gaza.

Olympia, Washington (USA)

Arab Fest

The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501

Saturday 6 October, 11am - 5 pm

Organised by Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice

The festival is a cultural weekend authentically celebrating food, culture, traditions, lifestyles, and peoples of the Arab world. The planning process is an opportunity to alter misconceptions, connect diverse members of our community, create cross-cultural friendships, and strengthen each planner, participant and volunteer.

San Francisco, California (USA)

The Will to Live- Arab Liberation Mural, 12’x12’

Mural Opening and Media Program Launch

Clarion Alley, SF CA

Sunday 7 October, 2 pm

Organised by Art Forces, Arab Organising and Resource Centre and Arab Youth Organisation

The mural manifests and expresses the resilience and resistance of the Bay Area, CA community to attacks on freedom and liberties of Arab, Muslim, people of color, immigrants and refugees. The project celebrates the lives of  five Arab leaders who fought against racism and all forms of oppression.

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