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WEBINAR: Refugees and the Executive Order: How do Christians understand and respond

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Last week’s executive order (EO) temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries has caused a lot of Christians to pause and ask hard questions about the Church’s role in moments like these. As followers of Jesus first and US citizens second, how do faith leaders leverage their influence on behalf of the “least of these?” How do we lead with conviction without dividing our faith communities into partisan huddles? How do we both understand the implications of this EO and acquire the tangible tools to resource our communities for just and compassionate action?

Join us Wednesday, February 8th as Jon Huckins leads a discussion with a few of our trusted friends who will guide us into understanding (1) policy related to this EO, (2) perspective from within the Muslim-American community and (3) practices that guide us into just engagement within the refugee community.

 

DATE: Wednesday, February 8th 2017
TIME: 10:00am PST/1:00pm EST

Facilitator:

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Jon Huckins – Co-Founding Director of Global Immersion

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Panelists:

 

Jenny Yang – Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Policy at World Relief.

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Jamie Resler, Registered Nurse and Peace Practitioner in Chicago

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Ghazwan Altaee – Community Liaison Officer with Seek The Peace

 

This webinar would be a good opportunity for you to invite your community into this critical conversation. We recommend hosting a viewing party to help catalyst the dialogue.

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