Afghan Delegation, March 2004


Daily Diary

Sponsoring Organizations for Afghan Delegation

Host Organizations

Honorary Host Committee

Partner Organizations

Afghan Advisory Council

US Advisory Council

US/Afghan 2003 Delegation to Afghanistan

Calling the Circle of Women from Afghanistan and the US

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Day Twelve: March 17

San Diego: “Women in Politics: the Nuts and Bolts of Running for Elective Office” and Women's History Project Reception

Dialogue at the Joan Kroc Center for Peace and Justice, “The Nuts and Bolts of Running for Office”, facilitating, Anne Hoiberg, NWPC, UNA-SD. Hosted by Dr. Dee Aker, Assistant Director, Kroc Center.

Diagraming a water purification system for the Afghan women that she is working with in Africa.

Calling the Circle at the Womenıs History Project, San Diego

Heba Tarzi, Afghan Womenıs Network, speaking from the heart about Afghan womenıs struggles and hopes.
Day One: Orientation and Reception by Afghan Community -- Fremont, CA
Day Two: "Women as Peacemakers and Peacekeepers" The Women's Building of San Francisco
Day Three: 1) SF Bay Area Women Leaders in Health' Violence Against Women/ Education/ Security/ Economic Justice 2) Planned Parenthood Golden Gate 3) Reception, Japanese Consulate General
Day Four: 1)Dialogue with East Bay Area Women in Elected Office and Grassroots Organization Leaders, Mills College Leadership Institute, Oakland, CA 2) Conversation with SF women leaders, Carolyn Marks, host including SF Police Chief Heather Fong and the SF Fire Chief Joan Hayes White
Day Five: 1) Napa County Tour 2)N.E.W.S: Women's Shelter and Center 3) Calling the Circle of Community Women Leaders, Dinner
Day Six: 1) Establishing Women's Centers and Shelters -- Training 2) Tea and Reception, American Women for International Understanding Davis 3)Conversations with elected women and supporters 4) Tour Univ. of CA Davis
Day Seven: Drive to Los Angeles
Day Eight: 1)Breakfast with Black Women for Wellness - Women's health and vital services 2) Dialogue with LA Women's Leadership 3)Evening in Hollywood!
Day Nine 1) Brunch in the LA Afghan Community 2)"Human Rights for Women" , Program at UC Irvine
Day Ten 1) UC Fullerton, Visit to Women's Center and Women's Studies 2) Coalition of Women from Asia and the Middle East
Day Eleven 1) Afghan women's community Coconut Grove, San Diego 2) Foundation for Women
Day Twelve 1)"Women in Politics: the Nuts and Bolts of Running for Elective Office" 2)Women's History Project Reception
Day Thirteen Ojai, California -- Dialogue 2)Farewell to Raihana, Bhestha, and Wahida.
Day Fourteen Santa Clara County Dialogue and Wrap up