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Friday, June 24 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Faith-Rooted Organizing: World Change Through Faith & Justice 

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Faith communities across the country are drawing from deep wells of legacy to organize and advocate for a more just world. People of faith are returning to their spiritual roots for guidance on how to engage the world’s struggles for justice in ways that honor our faith. Join this powerful training that draws from the rich spiritual core of historic justice movements. Participants will gain the basic tools and insights needed to analyze their community, strategize, build collaborative networks, and take action—all in a way that draws from the roots of their faith traditions.

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Lisa Sharon Harper

Chief Church Engagement Officer, Sojourners
From Ferguson to New York to Germany, Lisa has been leading trainings and helping mobilize clergy and community leaders around shared values for the common good, with a focus on racial justice. Prior to joining Sojourners, Lisa was the founding executive director of New York Faith & Justice — an organization at the hub of a new ecumenical movement to end poverty in New York City. In that capacity, she helped establish Faith Leaders... Read More →

Alexia Salvatierra

Rev. Alexia Salvatierra, co-author of Faith-Rooted Organizing, has 35 years of experience in faith-rooted community development, community-organizing and advocacy. She is adjunct faculty at 7 seminaries and universities in the US and Latin America (including Fuller Theological Seminary, Azusa Pacific Seminary, Biblica Virtual and Eastern University), assisting pastor at a Lutheran congregation, consults/trains for a variety of ministries... Read More →

Friday June 24, 2016 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Room 4C

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