One Land Many Voices on 08/27/10

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Fri, 08/27/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Guests this week are Jess Ghannam and Vivien Sansour.




Please join hosts Wael Elasady and William Seaman for the next edition of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES, this Friday at 9:00 AM on KBOO community radio.
This week, OLMV welcomes Producer Relations Manager for Canaan Fair Trade, Vivien Sansour, and Palestinian-American doctor and professor, Jess Ghannam. Dr. Ghannam has done extensive humanitarian work in the Gaza Strip; he co-hosts the San Francisco radio talk-show ARAB TALK WITH JESS AND JAMAL and is a board member for the Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott Campaign. Vivien Sansour is a writer and organizer who has been documenting the lives and work of Palestinian farmers of the Palestine Fair Trade Association. She'll be speaking in the Portland-Vancouver area in the days ahead (see below for details).
Join the conversation this Friday at 9:00AM on KBOO Community Radio at 90.7 FM in Portland, 100.7 FM in Corvallis, 91.9 FM in Hood River and live streaming at!

Vivien Sansour is speaking and appearing at the venues, below. All will feature tasting of Canaan's Palestinian foods, and a chance to learn more about our empowered fair trade Palestinian farmers:
INSISTING ON LIFE: The Agri-Culture of Palestine Vivien Sansour from Canaan Fair Trade (West Bank), speaking
            7:00 pm: Reception - photos, olive oil/products tasting and sales
            7:30 pm: Speaker
Thursday, August 26
First Unitarian Church
1211 SW Main Street
Portland, OR 97201
Friday August 27, 11am - 2pm >> Banyan Tree, A Fair Trade Store in the lobby of Mercy Corps, Portland, presentation at noon
Friday August 27, 5:30-7:30pm >> Mint Tea in Vancouver, with live music and you can stay for dinner after in the Mint Tea cafe
Saturday August 28 11am-1pm >> Global Exchange store on Hawthorne Street, partner with PFTA on Fair Olive Harvest Tour to Palestine October 1-10
Saturday August 28 2-4pm >> Indigo Traders store in Multhnomah Village in Portland, reception and tasting
Banyan Tree
18 SW 1st Avenue
Portland, OR 97201
Information:  503 231 8832
Mint Tea
2014 Main Street
Vancouver, WA 98660
Information: 360 699 4991
Global Exchange
3508 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, OR 97214
Information: 503 234 4049
Indigo Traders
7878 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219
Information: 503 780 2422


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