Join us for an informal conversation with Hagai El-Ad, Executive Director of Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI).
Mandatory RSVP: sharon.webb [at] mcgill.ca
About the speaker
Hagai El-Ad is the foremost human rights activist in Israel and the Executive Director of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI). ACRI is Israel’s oldest and most established human rights organization and the only one dealing with the entire spectrum of rights and civil liberties in Israel. Hagai spearheaded Jerusalem’s LGBTQ movement and, in 2002 launched what has now become Jerusalem’s Annual Pride and Tolerance march.
About the Association for Civil Rights in Israel
Founded in 1972, the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) is the country’s oldest and largest human rights organization and the only one that addresses the entire spectrum of human rights in Israel and the Occupied Territories. ACRI's work encompasses litigation and legal advocacy, education, and public outreach as the most effective way in which to build toward our long-term vision of a just and democratic society that respects the equal rights of all persons.
ACRI is committed to promoting the universality of human rights and to defending the rights of all, regardless of religion, nationality, gender, ethnicity, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background. As an independent and non-partisan organization, ACRI uses a multi-pronged strategy to advance the concept of civil and human rights as an integral part of democratic community building.
New Israel Fund of Canada is the nation’s leading organization committed to equality and democracy for all Israelis: nifcan.org