Personal accounts by residents of Palestine, Israel, Syria, and Jordan
The Whallonsburg Grange Hall will present the lyceum “Why Peace is Possible in the Middle East” on Tuesday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m., in collaboration with McGill University’s International Community Action Network (ICAN) program. The ICAN Fellows program provides social work training to a select group of candidates each year, who then return to their home communities to work for equal rights and peace for all people.
Fellows from this year’s ICAN program will present their own stories, and share how they have joined together as a group despite the fact that they come from opposing sides in the Middle East conflict. The audience will have the opportunity to hear firsthand from people who are actively engaged in working to stop war and conflict in their home countries of Palestine, Israel, Syria, and Jordan.
Admission to the event is a $10.00 suggested donation, and students are free. The Whallonsburg Grange Hall is located at 1610 NYS Route 22 at the intersection with Whallons Bay Road, 5 miles from the Essex-Charlotte ferry dock.
- Middle East Graduate Fellows to Visit Essex County, April 12-13 and May 5-6 (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- In Spite of All Odds, ICAN: Building Peace, Security and Community from the Ground Up in Israel, Jordan and Palestine (essexny.us)
- Creating Engaged Citizenry in Palestine (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- New Wellness Mentor Carole Okun Joins Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)