2-4 P.M. Mitchell Street Library, 906 W. Historic Mitchell St. Milwaukee, WI 53204
Join us for a conversation and reading with Palestinian writer and human rights activist Yousef Aljamal. Local Milwaukee activists will be on hand to discuss connections between child detention in Palestine and the U.S. prison industrial complex, including migrant detention.
Yousef is on a speaking tour in the U.S. organized nationally by JustWorld International and we’re privileged that he is coming to Milwaukee. He grew up in a refugee camp in #Gaza and lived through the three major assaults that Israel launched on the Strip in 2008, 2012, and 2014.
Yousef recently translated into English the book “Dreaming of Freedom: Palestinian Child Prisoners Speak” and he contributed a short story to the anthology “Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories from Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine.”
All welcome. Light refreshments served.
Free surface parking and on transit routes.
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The U.S. tour is organized nationally by Just World Educational
and locally by: (please follow to stay updated) Jewish Voice for Peace – Milwaukee; USPCN Milwaukee; and Wisconsin Bail Out The People Movement Milwaukee County Progressives No Palestine Exception Group