Syria Solidarity Week 2014

 

During the week of March 15-March 22, 2014, campuses throughout the country organized events in solidarity with Syria. Syria Solidarity Week 2014 was organized by SOS founders Zana Alattar, Nada Hashem, and Kenan Rahmani prior to the existence of SOS.

Universities that took part: 

  1. UCLA (http://on.fb.me/1hl1Xfh)
  2. Cal Poly Pomona
  3. UC Irvine
  4. California State University – Long Beach
  5. California State University – Fullerton
  6. UC Berkeley (http://on.fb.me/1lxYDF6)
  7. University of Florida (http://on.fb.me/1nCG5W9)
  8. Yale University
  9. University of Texas at Austin
  10. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  11. Eastern Michigan University
  12. Case Western Reserve University
  13. Kennesaw State University
  14. Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  15. Irvine Valley College
  16. Arizona State University (http://on.fb.me/1k9Fiad)
  17. Loyola University Chicago
  18. Rutgers, The Sate University of New Jersey
  19. The Ohio State University (http://on.fb.me/1gNzrmX)
  20. Depaul University
  21. The University of Kansas (http://on.fb.me/N0sVRI)
  22. UC San Diego
  23. University of Southern Florida (http://on.fb.me/1gc5trH)
  24. Northern Illinois University
  25. Harvard University
  26. University of Central Florida (http://on.fb.me/1fGvIXq)

Types of Events: 

  • Silent Flashmobs
  • Card writing for refugee children
  • Chalking the Quad 
  • Pin Syria on a Map
  • Bake sale
  • Academic discussions
  • Wear a ribbon for Syria