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Webinar: Faith Community Responding to Crisis in Syria and Iraq

February 20, 2015 by  
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From the Presbyterian Church (USA) Office of Public Witness
Webinar:  Faith Community Responding to Crisis in Syria and Iraq

How can the faith community respond more fully, clearly, and effectively to the crisis in Syria and Iraq? We will discuss the regional dynamics such as the background, role of regional players, and key proposals. Then we will discuss the U.S. role in the crisis in terms of our strategic policy, the AUMF, and our impact on the region. Finally, we will propose one or two action items for the faith community to engage. There will be time for discussion  from all participants.

Date: Friday, February 27, 2015
Time: 1:00-2 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York)
Main Speakers:
Raed Jarrar
Policy Impact Coordinator
American Friends Service Committee
*Born and Lived in Iraq
Elizabeth Beavers
Legislative Associate on Militarism and Civil Liberties
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Wardah Kalhid
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow in Middle East Policy
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Marie Dennis
Pax Christi International
Eli S. McCarthy
Director of Justice and Peace
Conference of Major Superiors of Men
To register for this webinar
1. Go to https://pbucc.webex.com/pbucc/j.php?RGID=r6f7897e80e077d9e2bd986ead18a0c22
2. Register for the meeting. 

Once the host approves your request, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the meeting.



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