The parents of slain West Bank activist Rachel Corrie will speak at Cal Poly Pomona on Wednesday, May 14 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Craig and Cindy Corrie will discuss “Palestine: 60 Years of Occupation” in the Bronco Student Center's Centaurus Room. Their lecture will address the death of their daughter and the current situation in Palestine.
A nonviolent peace activist, Rachel Corrie was killed by a bulldozer operated by Israeli soldiers on March 16, 2003. She was among a group of seven activists trying to stop the demolition of a family home in Palestine. Her death sparked controversy and discussion internationally.
This free event is sponsored by the Muslims Students' Association, Student Coalition for a Just Peace and MECHA.