Just World Ed welcomes Joe Catron as our Director of Outreach

Simply Global Tutorial is extremely joyful to welcome Joe Catron, who has agreed to come back on board as our part-time Director of Outreach based totally in New York Town.

A few of you could have heard Joe at the Global Harmony Motion excursion this spring, when he spoke at just about thirty venues up and down the U.S. East Coast about his reviews over 3 and a part years within the Gaza Strip. (The photograph above displays him, 2d from left, together with Cindy and Craig Corrie of the Rachel Corrie Basis, Islam Maraqa of ISM, and contributors of the Madison-Rafah Sister Town Venture, right through an tournament in Madison, WI.)

Or, you could have observed Joe in Max Blumenthal and Dan Cohen’s new documentary, Killing Gaza; or you could have examine him in Ramzy Baroud’s most up-to-date guide, The Final Earth: A Palestinian Tale.

He has reported from or about Palestine in Briarpatch, The Digital Intifada, Heart East Eye, MintPress Information, Truthout, and different puts, and he’s been interviewed via ABC Information, the BBC, McClatchy, the New York Occasions, and Newsweeokay.

Joe is a weathered supporter of Palestine whose paintings has run the gamut from serving to edit The Prisoners’ Diaries: Palestinian Diaries from the Israeli Gulag to frontline nonviolent direct motion in protection of Gaza ambulances, demonstrations, farms, fishing boats and hospitals to social media and Internet control for extra organizations than he cares to depend.

At first from Virginia, he studied folklore and mythology on the Faculty of William & Mary. After graduating, he moved to New York in 2006, immersing himself within the town’s hard work and tenant actions prior to beginning to prepare intensively for Palestine.

An established pal of Simply Global Ed, Joe labored carefully with a number of members to Simply Global Books’s Gaza Writes Again anthology whilst he used to be within the Strip. He says that his engagement within the problems our tasks have highlighted, from Palestine to militarism and ecology to the Holy Land 5, has made our actions “beneficial” for him, including that he’s “excited and humbled to paintings with a company that’s executed such a lot to tell such a lot of other folks on such quite a lot of the most important subjects.”

His paintings at JWE will come with finalizing subsequent month’s U.S. talking excursion via Mohammad Sabaaneh, the distinguished Palestinian cartoonist and writer of White and Black: Political Cartoons from Palestine, growing JWE’s presence at the Internet and social media, and strategizing with JWE’s board about priorities for our actions in 2019.

We’re, clearly, overjoyed to carry an individual with this vary of abilities and intensity of dedication sign up for us in our paintings. Welcome aboard, Joe Catron!

You’ll achieve him at: joecatron@justworldeducational.org.

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