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Palestine Advocacy Project

Committed to educating all people to Palestinian struggle and advocating for the end of unjust treatment through public media campaigns, informational trainings, workshops and seminars.

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Bringing Awareness… Creating Advocates… Inspiring Action

Learn why many Palestinians feel like they cannot count on basic security, equal rights, and treatment under the law.

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Protecting children, ensuring rights, offering security, and fostering the key tenets of civic engagement are the tenants of our work. Will you support us to make a difference?

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For our founder this cause is personal! It is his life’s mission. Rick’s dad became a refugee after fleeing the Nazi Holocaust in 1938. Rick Colbath-Hess, L.I.C.S.W, has been a labor and human rights activist for many years. Rick has worked on many grassroots campaigns, including founding the first statewide living wage campaign for human service workers in the country. Rick is an adjunct faculty member teaching courses in leadership, grassroots politics and community organizing at the College of Public and Community Service at UMass, Boston.

Recognition of Service

He has received many awards for his work, including a Peace and Justice Award from the City of Cambridge and a community service award from the Mid Cambridge Neighborhood Association.

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Board Members

Rick founded the first state-wide living wage campaign for human service workers in the country.
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Margaret Hellerstein is an immigration attorney based in Los Angeles.
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Rafael Moure-Eraso is currently an Emeritus Professor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
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Sarah is a Palestine liberation organizer with a background in theatre, education, and nonviolent strategizing.
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Mona is of palestinian and lebanese descent. She grew up in lebanon and graduated from boston university school of public health.
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