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  “Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism”  is a traveling poster exhibition that highlights historical boycott movements from the 1950s to the present.  The exhibit, created by AFSC and the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, features 59 posters from more than 20 boycotts, including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, United Farm Workers’ grape and lettuce boycott, divestment from South Africa to protest Apartheid, boycotts of corporations using sweatshops, the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divest and Sanctions, and many others  Exhibit - March 8 - March 27  Sun. March 8th: 3-7pm- Boycott Exhibit opening reception with presentation by the AFSC.   Tues. March 10th at 7pm: Keynote Presentation by three young Palestinian woman from Gaza and the West Bank.   Thurs. March 26th at 7pm: Keynote presentation by Rabbi Brant Rosen, AFSC Midwest Regional Director  Free, All Ages

“Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism” is a traveling poster exhibition that highlights historical boycott movements from the 1950s to the present.

The exhibit, created by AFSC and the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, features 59 posters from more than 20 boycotts, including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, United Farm Workers’ grape and lettuce boycott, divestment from South Africa to protest Apartheid, boycotts of corporations using sweatshops, the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divest and Sanctions, and many others

Exhibit - March 8 - March 27

Sun. March 8th: 3-7pm- Boycott Exhibit opening reception with presentation by the AFSC.

Tues. March 10th at 7pm: Keynote Presentation by three young Palestinian woman from Gaza and the West Bank.

Thurs. March 26th at 7pm: Keynote presentation by Rabbi Brant Rosen, AFSC Midwest Regional Director

Free, All Ages