Sign the United Against Racism Coalition's Open Letter to the Obama Administration

The United Against Racism Coalition, an allied call to end the USboycott of the World Conference Against Racism and for genuine justicefor Palestine, issued an open letter to the Obama Administration urgingUnited States participation in the upcoming United Nations DurbanReview of the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination,Xenophobia and Related Intolerance (WCAR), to be held in Geneva,Switzerland April 20 – 24.

The United Against Racism coalition consists of a broad range ofindividuals and organizations concerned with the application of civiland human rights protections for immigrants and the communities ofArab, Indigenous, Jewish, African, and Latin descent within the US. Theopen letter calls on President Obama to apply his campaign themes ofhope, change and renewed international diplomacy to this global forumto address issues of racial injustice domestically and internationally.

This letter reflects a growing coalition of grassroots Palestinian,immigrant and indigenous rights, and racial and economic justiceorganizations who are committed to building a united struggle againstracism at home and abroad.

Please add your individual signatures and organizational endorsements to this letter by clicking here:

We can then also include you and your organization as this effort continues to build.


United Against Racism Coalition, adhoc coordinating committee:

Cindy Wiesner, national organizer, Grassroots Global Justice
Darryl Johnson, staff, American Friends Service Committee
Gabriel Camacho, staff, American Friends Service Committee
Jaime Veve, organizer, NYC Transit Workers Union
Kali Akuno, national organizer, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement
Mariana Viturro, co-director, St. Peter’s Housing Committee
Merrie Najimy, staff American-Arab anti-Discrimination Committee
Monadel Herzallah, national organizer, USPCN
Monamie Maulik, staff, Desis Rising Up & Moving
Nadeen Elshorafa, member, Arab Resource and Organizing Center
Noura Erakat, national coordinating committee member, USPCN
Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi-AMED, professor, San Francisco State University
Sara Kershnar, international organizer, IJAN
Tammy Luu Bang, organizer, Labor Community Strategy Center

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