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)
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.
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:
Saturday, January 28th at 5PM
Fighting Fascism: Learning from the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and
the Spanish Civil War
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.