< OLIVE HARVEST DELEGATION PARTICIPANTS OFF
TO AN ACTIVE START SINCE NOVEMBER RETURN
IFPB Delegates on TV, Radio and in Print:
Watch, Listen and Read Their Words Below!
January 31, 2011- The participants of Interfaith Peace-Builders’ 35th delegation (the 2011 Olive Harvest Delegation) have begun the New Year with an active commitment to spreading peace and justice within their local communities. Since their return, delegates from across North America have spoken to their local media outlets, presented in their communities, and engaged in innovative organizing projects for the long term.
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Below is a list of some of the incredible work recently returned delegates have done. But before that, we want to draw your attention to a few recent events by earlier delegates:
IFPB DELEGATES ON THE WORLD STAGE:
- Judith LeBlanc (Delegation 4) addressed the United Nations on November 29, 2010. Watch the video here.
- Anna Baltzer (Delegation 33) co-organized this BDS Flash Mob in St. Louis and spread this video throughout the net.
- Diana Galbraith (Delegation 33) published this Letter to the Editor in the San Jose Mercury News, one of California’s largest distribution newspapers.
- The Electronic Intifada website in December featured this excellent op/ed on student walk-outs by Danielle Back (Delegation 34) and this review of Ken Ring’s (Delegation 29) new book Letters from Palestine.
OLIVE HARVEST DELEGATES ON TV:
- Susanne Methven of Tulsa, Oklahoma talks about her experience as an IFPB delegate on KTUL’s Good Day Tulsa.
- Jim Clune’s recent presentation on “Finding Peace through Nonviolence in Israel/Palestine” in Johnson City, New York was taped and can be viewed here.
- Ann Hayles of Raymore, Missouri was featured in a 45-minute interview in Kansas City (video not available).
OLIVE HARVEST DELEGATES ON RADIO:
- Ann Hayles, Syrtiller Kabat, and Audrey Bockelman were interviewed in an hour-long broadcast on Kansas City Community Radio (KKFI) on Christmas day.
- Peggy Love of Washington was also featured in a radio broadcast on KOHO 101.1 FM, where she spoke about her experience.
- Rudy Simons of Berkley, Michigan did several radio interviews in December (and has also spoken to a group of Catholic activists).
OLIVE HARVEST DELEGATES IN PRINT:
- Susannah Nachenberg of Ventura, California wrote an op/ed about her visit to Israel and Palestine that was published in the Ventura County Star.
- Peggy Love of Washington state contributed her story that was published in the Wenatchee World.
- Deppen Webber of Rohnert Park, California wrote an op/ed that was published in the North Bay Bohemian and Webber was also featured in the Press Democrat after he left his job with a company that was increasing its military contracts with Israel.
- Joe McGuire of Ontario, Canada, was interviewed in this publication that covers Peterborough County, the City of Kawartha Lakes and Brock Township and also wrote this article for Straight Goods News about the IFPB trip to Bilin.
- Audrey Bockelman, Ann Hayles, and Syrtiller Kabat were interviewed for an article by Tony Rizzo in the Kansas City Star (the article is no longer available online).
- Jean Carr of Ludlow, Vermont was featured on the front page of a local newspaper’s Christmas issue(the article is no longer available online).
- Jim Clune of Binghamton, New York was interviewed for an article in Binghamton's Press and Sun-Bulletin (the article is no longer available online).
- Ann Hayles of Raymore, Missouri was also featured in The Catholic Key, Kansas City’s newspaper of the Diocese.
- Scott Kennedy of Santa Cruz, California, was interviewed in Santa Cruz Good Times about a talk he was involved in. You can see Scott Kennedy’s presentation here.
Delegates have also been engaging in their communities by hosting benefits, attending fund raising events, going on speaking tours, presenting slideshows, and conversing one-on-one with other active individuals. From Ontario, Canada, to Tulsa, Oklahoma, participants of the IFPB trip continue to shape the local discourse, one delegate at a time. IFPB is proud to have such committed participants and will continue to support their advocacy. Great job everyone!
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