Congressman Ellison to address suburban gala, Apr 23

Congressman Ellison to address suburban gala, Apr 23
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Congressman Keith Ellison
435 Butterfield Rd, Lombard, IL 60148

Congressman Ellison to address suburban gala in DuPage County April 23

From 4 PM - 8 PM

The Carlisle Banquets in Lombard

435 Butterfield Rd, Lombard, IL 60148

Congressman Ellison to address suburban gala

You are invited to join us for the DuPage Democrats Annual Gala.

When? Sunday April 23 at 4pm

Where? The Carlisle Banquets in Lombard

What? Our 2017 Gala will be historic for many reasons, not the least of which are our speakers:

·        Keynote Speaker, Congressman Keith Ellison

·        International speaker, Ewa Zydorek, Secretary of Polish Solidarity Union

·        Special address by our Democratic elected officials 

Why? Congressman Ellison – a progressive fighter in Congress – is now Deputy Chair of the Democratic National Committee. We share Congressman Ellison’s progressive values here in DuPage. Your purchase of a gala ticket will provide the funds needed to fight back against racism, oppression, economic injustice, as we stand strong for civil rights and democratic values for all Americans starting RIGHT HERE in DuPage.



Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News
RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at, and for, and

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

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