USA, Chicago: Un-blockade the aid! A benefit for the U.S. Boat to Gaza 6.10.10

Un-blockade the aid
Send a U.S. ship to Gaza! Help break the siege of Gaza!
A benefit for the U.S. Boat to

Wednesday, October 6
Grace United Methodist Church of Logan Square
(between Kimball Ave & Spaulding Ave)
3325 W Wrightwood Ave, Chicago

Doors Open at 6 PM

Program starts at 7:00 PM and ends at 9:00 PM

$10.00 admission*


Colonel Ann Wright 

Gaza Freedom Flotilla Participant Tells Her Story 

Colonel Ann Wright is a former United States Army colonel and retired official of the U.S. State Department, known for her outspoken opposition to the Iraq War. She is most noted for having been one of three State Department officials to publicly resign in protest of the March 2003 invasion of

She was a passenger on the Challenger 1, which, with the Mavi Marmara, was part of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla that was attacked in international waters while trying to break the blockade and take humanitarian aid to

Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada (invited and working on his schedule to make it possible)

Author of the book One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, which proposes to revive the idea of one state shared by two peoples.

Kevin Coval (spoken word artist)

Michael Levin Group (playing jazz and Latin jazz)

Linda Boyle or Awesome Folk Band

In the aftermath of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla massacre and world-wide scrutiny of Israel’s attack on and continued siege of Gaza, Israel has mounted a public relations campaign to whitewash the facts. Yet
Gaza is still under siege, an open-air prison for 1.5 million Palestinians, backed by the U.S. government.
This fall, joining a flotilla of ships from around the world, Americans are launching a U.S. boat to Gaza "The Audacity of Hope" to join Gaza Freedom Flotilla II 

Sponsored by: the Chicago Network to send a U.S. Boat to Gaza

For more information please contact us at: 773-267-5198 or 

*Nobody will be turned away due to a lack of funds.