Palestine: One Land, One People, One Destiny
Second Palestinian Popular Conference: Together, Restoring our National Institutions, Reclaiming our Rights, Empowering our Community
October 29-31, 2010
The Westin Chicago Northwest
400 Park Boulevard
Itasca, IL 60143
(10 minutes from Woodfield Mall; 25 minutes from O’Hare Airport)
Hotel rooms are available for $89/night. Book your hotel room online here, or call the Westin at (630) 773-4000 and tell them that you are booking as part of the USPCN conference to ensure this rate. Each room has either a king size bed or two double beds. A free parking garage is available at the hotel.
October 17, 2010: Popular Conference General Assembly to plan future work for the community – including adopting bylaws, planning for action proposals, and coordinating committee elections. Learn about the General Assembly and how the conference’s Palestinian Movement Assemblies will work!
October 1, 2010: Program now released! Click here for details.
Volunteers Needed for the Popular Conference!
Childcare will be available for parents at the Popular Conference.
Child care/babysitting will be provided for children ages 2-4 and a children’s track of programming for children ages 5-13 years. The cost s $10/day per child, and this includes all meals for the day as well as any arts & crafts materials the children will use. The children will eat with the other children in the program, rather than with their parents. Please register your children online using our registration page, and purchase one child’s ticket per child! Thank you!
Renowned Arab journalist Ghassan Ben Jiddo, Al Jazeera’s Beirut Bureau Chief and host of “Open Dialogue,” will speak at the Popular Palestinian Conference in Chicago, October 29-31, 2010.
In addition to his speech and presentation, Ghassan Ben Jiddo will host a live episode of “Open Dialogue” focusing on the Palestinian community in the United States. He will join Haneen Zoabi and Marcel Khalife as conference keynote speakers.