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About Al-Awda

Al-Awda, The Palestine Right to Return Coalition, is a broad-based, non-partisan, democratic, and charitable organization of grassroots activists committed to comprehensive public education on the rights of all Palestinian refugees to return to their homeland and to be granted full restitution of all their confiscated and destroyed property in accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International law and the numerous United Nations Resolutions upholding such rights (see Fact Sheet on UN Resolutions).

Al-Awda San Diego is a regional chapter of Al-Awda, The Palestine Right to Return Coalition.

Palestinian Refugees

Our aims and objectives are:

• To raise awareness in our community concerning the human and legal rights of Palestinian refugees.

• To foster relationships with local media to help with the effort of educating the community of the human and legal rights of Palestinian refugees.

• To educate elected representatives on the grave implications resulting from the continuing violations of numerous human and legal rights of Palestinians, and how we can effect change.

• To develop and coordinate local grassroots initiatives for action related to Palestinian refugee rights.

• To develop and strengthen links and coordinate efforts with local human and civil rights groups in support of the Palestinian struggle for return, freedom and equality.

• To empower refugees with projects that nurture their autonomy and determination to exercise their legal rights, first and foremost their natural right to return to their towns and villages, as guaranteed by international law and United Nations' resolutions.

• To provide humanitarian aid to Palestinian refugees.

See also: Al Awda Points of Unity

If you'd like to make a difference in the lives of the millions who have been forgotten, we need you. Please contact us for more information.

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