Malalai Joya U.S. Tour Schedule

Sponsored by the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC),

And the Afghan Women’s Mission,

For general information, contact Jeff Mackler at 510-268-9429 or

New York City (Oct. 3-5). Contact:

                Thursday, Oct. 3, 7 pm, Skylight Room, CUNY Grad Center, 365 5th Ave.

                                Also speaking, Sharmin Hossain from the Ad Hoc Committee Against the Militarization of

                                                CUNY who helped organize protest against former general David Petraeus who

                                                Is teaching at CUNY

                Friday, Oct 4, 1 pm, Meyer Building at NYU, Room 122

                Friday, Oct 4, 6 pm, Church Center for the United Nations, 777 United Nations Plaza,

                        2nd Fl, East 44th St. & 1st ave. 

                                This event is the ending of a week long program of the People’s Global Action on

 Migration Development & Human Rights.  Please go to for details

                Friday, Oct 4, 7 pm (the main New York City public meeting, at the Community Church

                        of New York, 40 East 35th St. 

                Saturday, Oct 5, 6:30 pm, Deepak Homebase at ABC carpet & home, 888 Broadway at

                        e. 19th  St.

                                This will be a conversation on justice with Eve Ensler, V-Day founder and tony-award

                                winning playwright.  Cost $25 to benefit Malalai Joya’s work in Afghanistan.  Please

                                RSVP at

Boston (Oct 6 – 8), Contact:

              Sunday, Oct 6, 7 pm, First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church, 1446 Massachusetts Ave, Harvard Sq., Cambridge, MA (requested donation: $10, $5 students/low income/unemployed)

Also speaking will be Noam Chomsky.  Before the meeting and at the same Location there will be a reception for Malalai Joya

and Noam Chomsky from 5 – 6:30 PM To benefit Afghan women and children. There will be So. Asian traditional music and

food, Contribution requested for the reception is $20 or $10 for students/low inclome/unemployed

            Monday, Oct 7, noon, Tufts University, Barnum 104, 163 Packard Ave., Medford, MA

            Monday, Oct 7, 3:30 pm Univ. of Mass. Boston, Campus Center, Ballroom C, 3rd fl., Boston, MA

            Monday, Oct 7, 7 PM, Wellesley College, Tishman Commons, Wang Campus Center, 21 college Rd, Wellesley, MA

            Tuesday, Oct 8, 1pm, Suffolk University, Donahue 637, 41 Temple St., Boston, MA


Amherst, MA (Oct 8), Contact:

            Tuesday, Oct 8, 7:30 pm, Food for Thought Books, 106 North Pleasant St.


Albany, NY (Oct 9), Contact:

            Wednesday, Oct 9 at 1 pm, Bush memorial Auditorium, Russell Sage

                        College, Congress and first St. Tory, NY

             Wednesday, Oct 9 at 7 PM, First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany,

                        405 Washington Ave., Albany


Chicago (Oct 10 – 12), Contact:

            Thursday, Oct 10, noon, 8th Day Center, 205 Monroe, Rm 500

            Thursday, Oct 10, 5 – 6 pm, rally to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Afghanistan war, at

                        Federal Plaza, 50 W. Adams, Chicago, Malalai Joya will be the main speaker

                        War, time and location TBA

            Friday, Oct 11, 7 – 9 pm, Grace Place, 637 S Dearborn, Chicago


Madison (Oct 12 – 14), Contact:

            Sunday, October 13th at 2pm in Gordon Dining and Event Center, 770 West Dayton St., Madison, WI,

                        University of Wisconsin, Madison


Twin Cities (Oct 15 – 16), Contact:

            Tuesday, Oct 15, 7 PM, Foss Center, Augsburg College, 625 22nd Ave. South


            Wednesday, Oct 16, 12:15 – 1:05 PM, U of M Law School, Rm 40 Mondale

 Hall 229, 19th Ave. South Minneapolis

            Wednesday, Oct 16, 4:30 – 6:00 PM, Macalester College, St. Paul, Rm TBA


San Francisco Bay Area (Oct. 17 – 18), Contact:

            Thursday, Oct 17 12 noon – 2 pm; University of California at Berkeley,

                        Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room

                        (Sponsors include, Ethnic Studies, Department of English)

Thursday, Oct 17, 7:00 – 9 pm, Berkeley City College, Auditorium

            21, 2050 Center St. Between Milvia and Shattuck (near Center St. Bart)

            (Sponsor: Global Studies Program)

Friday, Oct 18, 12 noon, Stanford Univ. (luncheon meeting), Tressider Union, Stanford Univ.

            (Sponsored: Stanford Says No to War)

Friday, Oct 18, 7:30 PM, Friends Service Committee Hall, 957 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto

            (Sponsored: Peninsula Peace & Justice Center)


Los Angeles (Oct 19 – 21), Contact:

            Saturday, Oct 19th 7 – 9 PM, All Saints Church, the Forum, 132 N Euclid Ave,

                        Pasadena, CA 91101.

                        Media sponsor is KPFK, suggested donation of $10 will include copy of Joya’s

                        Book, “A Woman Among Warlords,” Book signing to follow.

            Monday, Oct 21st, 10 am – 12 noon, Cal State Fullerton, Longsdorf Hall (LH), Room

                        318.  (LH is along Nutwood Ave)

            Other LA area events TBA


San Diego (Oct 22 – 23), Contact: or

            Monday, Oct 21, 7 PM, Al-Awda Center, Loker Avenue West Suite J, Carlsbad, CA

                        Co-sponsored by Al-Awda, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition

            Tuesday, Oct 22, 11 am, San Diego City College, V101 (16th & C Streets)

                        Co-sponsored by SDCC Chicano/a Studies, Sociology, History & Political Science Depts. & the SDCC Visionary Feminists & Beat Clubs

            Tuesday, Oct 22, 7 PM, San Diego State University, Nassatir Hall 100

                        A Feminist research Colloquium, co-sponsored by the Bread and Roses Center

                        Of the Department of Women’s Studies and the Center for intercultural

                        Relations, SDSU

            Wednesday, Oct 23, 2 PM, UCSD (room tba)

            Wednesday, Oct 23, 7 PM, Church of the Brethren, 3850 Westgate PL., San Diego