In 2011, Jesse participated in the Interfaith Peace Builder’s historic first African Heritage delegation that brought 14 African Americans ages 28-70 years old to Israel and Palestine to meet with civil society organizations, human rights groups, and grassroots activists to better understand the conflict. You can find out more about his work here.
Jesse was one of 14 delegates who authored this statement on the the Interfaith Peace Builder’s historic first African Heritage delegation.
Jesse Hagopian and Tasha Triplett: Arab Spring Conference PSU 2.25.12
From Jim Crow to Israeli Apartheid: African American Solidarity with Palestine
November 24, 2012
‘Like an olive tree planted by the water, we shall not be moved’