US Military Mom Susan Galleymore’s Book About Mothers and War Celebrated at LA Event
US Military mother Susan Galleymore, made international headlines when she traveled to Iraq to visit her soldier son, is on a 10-city national tour launching her new book, Long Time Passing Mother Speak About War and Terror, a collection of dramatic first-person accounts of the impact of war on mothers and families around-the-globe. Local US military moms, musicians, poets, and artists will join Galleymore at pre-Mother's celebration.
WHEN: Sunday, May 3, 2009
RECEPTION: 2:30 pm EVENT: 3:00 pm.
WHERE: American Friends Service Committee -LA, 634 S. Spring St., Main Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90014
SPEAKERS: Susan Galleymore, Mother of a who son fought in both Afghanistan and Iraq, founder of MotherSpeak ( www.motherspeak.org ), and a radio host for Raising Sand Radio (www.raisingsandradio.org), and a counselor on the G.I. Rights Hotline.
Rossana Cambron, son is an active US service member completing a tour in Iraq, and a member of the San Gabriel Chapter of Military Families Speak Out
Patty Domay, local citizen activist who works to oppose military recruiters in her neighborhood.
POETRY: Vivien Sansour, a native of Palestine, poems will include: "Live From Gaza" and "A letter from an Israeli soldier to his mother."
BOOK SIGNING: With author Susan Galleymore to follow the event.
EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO PUBLIC
SPONSORED BY: American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) - LA, MotherSpeak
FOR MORE INFO VISIT: www.mothersspeakaboutwarandterror.org