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Nov. 20, 2002
DH-02 TK 073
Contact: Thomas Knox
(310) 243-3367
Email: tknox@csudh.edu


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

California State University, Dominguez Hills
To Hold "Teach-In" on Impending War in Iraq

CARSON, Calif. - California State University, Dominguez Hills is hosting a teach-in on "The Impending War in Iraq and Its Impact on the CSUDH Community," on Thursday, Nov. 21 from noon - 2 p.m. in the Loker University Student Union, Lower Level B. This teach-in will feature several distinguished guests, including Ayoush Husam, director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations; Jonathan Parfrey, Director of the L.A. Chapter of Physicians; and Lydia Brazon, Humanitarian Law Project and Chair of the KPFK Board of Directors.

WHO: Lydia Brazon, Humanitarian Law Project; Jonathan Parfrey, director, L.A. Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility; and Ayoush Husam, director of the Council of American-Islamic Relations

WHAT: Teach-In "The Impending Way in Iraq and Its Impact on the CSUDH Community"

WHERE: California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria Street, Carson, Loker University Student Union, Lower Level B

WHEN:
Thursday, Nov. 21, between noon - 2 p.m.

Husam is expected to discuss the impact of the war in Iraq on the Arab and Muslim community, while Parfrey will address possible environmental impacts that may occur. Wayne Martin, professor of Political Science, Cal State Dominguez Hills, will explore the effects of American foreign policy on domestic issues.
Other speakers will include: Anthony A. Samad, assistant professor of Political Science, East Los Angeles College, Author, "Souls For Sale: The Diary of an Ex-Colored Man;" is also expected to be a guest speaker. Samad, a syndicated columnist, will present the African American perspective on the war in Iraq.
Hamoud Salhi, lecturer, CSUDH Political Science Department, will moderate the forum.


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