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2017 Calendar

Sunday, April 16, 2017

81st Annual Celebration honoring the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and presentation of the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism (New York)


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Museum of the City of New York
1220 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Pre-Event Benefit 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm [Doors open at 2:00 pm and includes lunch] Featuring a conversation on mass migration and international solidarity with award recipient Oscar Camps and Communications Director at Human Rights Watch Emma Daly.

Annual Celebration 4:45 – 6:30 pm [Doors open at 4:00 pm]
Featuring the presentation of the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to Proactiva Open Arms in support of their ongoing efforts to rescue migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea.The Annual Celebration will also feature a performance of Songs Against Fascism by Brooklyn-based ensemble Barbez.
Reception to follow.
Proactiva Rescue
                 Oscar Camps in action with Proactiva Open Arms

Honorary Committee: Vinie Burrows,  Richard Serra, and Emilio Silva.
Host Committee: Peter N. Carroll, Burt Cohen, Dan Czitrom, Anthony Geist, Jeanne Houck, Jo Labanyi,
Fraser Ottanelli, Ellyn Polshek, and Amy Rao.    
With the support of:
Puffin clean

Saturday, January 28th at 5PM

Fighting Fascism: Learning from the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and 

the Spanish Civil War

Los Amigos

A commemoration of the anniversary of the first Abraham Lincoln Brigade deployment 

5PM to 9PM
176 St. Nicholas Avenue 
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Please join James D. Fernandez and Lucas Shapiro to: 
Hear the history of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and Spanish resistance to fascism
Talk about the importance of institution-building and international solidarity
Discuss the power of culture in building resistance
Snacks and wine from 7-9PM, with projection slides of propaganda from the Spanish Civil War.