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Friday, June 24 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Global Peace

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The Syrian refugee crisis has catalyzed the greatest migration of people groups across Europe since World War II. Several EU nations have since responded to increased ethnic tensions by embracing fascism, xenophobia, and white supremacy. This convening will consider prophetic responses to this current-day reawakening of violent extremism and will work toward common commitments and/or action to begin to address the crisis.

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Yvonne Delk

United Church of Christ
Rev. Dr. Yvonne Delk is the former executive director of the Community Renewal Society of Chicago. She is the first black woman to be ordained in the United Church of Christ and has served the denomination in leadership positions including serving as the director of its Office for Church in Society. For 50 years she has served as an educator, preacher, organizer and a prophetic voice leading the fight for human and civil rights for people of... Read More →
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Michael Neuroth

Policy Advocate for International Issues, United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries
Michael is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and serves as the Policy Advocate for International Issues in the UCC’s Justice and Witness Ministries’ office in Washington DC. His current work on international justice focuses on coordinating the UCC’s work and witness as a Just Peace church and related international peace, human rights, and economic justice issues reflected in UCC policy. Michael holds master’s degrees... Read More →
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Matthew Scott

World Vision International
Matthew Scott is Director of Peacebuilding for World Vision International. He has a deep personal passion for ending poverty and violent conflict, with 20 years working in the non-profit sector, ranging from disability issues, landmines, child rights, humanitarian affairs, religious freedom, and peace and security. Matthew has worked directly with young peacebuilders in Colombia, Kosovo, Palestine, Rwanda, Honduras, and the Philippines. His... Read More →


Friday June 24, 2016 10:45am - 12:00pm
Room 6B

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