GRALTA Foundation & The Tree of Life Educational Fund
Tuesday October 24, 2017
1:30 PM until 3:30 PM
Courageous Women :
Fayrouz Sharqawi, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, is the Advocacy Coordinator at Grassroots Jerusalem (GJ), a platform for Palestinian community-based mobilization, leadership and advocacy in occupied Jerusalem. As Advocacy Coordinator since 2012, Fayrouz leads campaigns, supports community events and activities, and provides political analysis. She holds a BA in journalism and English linguistics, and a masters degree in conflict resolution.
Madonna Thunder Hawk is a member of the Oohenumpa band of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and has a long history of grassroots activism prior to her formative work for Lakota People's Law Project (LPLP) as a Tribal Liaison. She is co-founder of Women of All Red Nations (WARN). She was a member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) and occupied Alcatraz and Wounded Knee in protest of the federal government's genocidal policies against Native Americans. She spent months camped in Standing Rock to oppose the Dakota Access pipeline
Location: Tarbell Room
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