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Regional Webinar on Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination in North America

The thematic focus of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace (PJP) in 2019 is Racism.The WCC Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA), organises a series of eight WCC CCIA regional expert Webinars on the issue of racism and racial justice from August to December 2019. The aim of the webinars is to explore how racism manifests itself in the respective regions, learn about the work that churches and ecumenical partners are doing in this respect, identify synergies and avenues for possible collaboration.
Regional Webinar on Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination in North America

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When

09 September 2019

Where

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The thematic focus of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace (PJP) in 2019 is Racism.The WCC Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA), organises a series of eight WCC CCIA regional expert Webinars on the issue of racism and racial justice from August to December 2019. The aim of the webinars is to explore how racism manifests itself in the respective regions, learn about the work that churches and ecumenical partners are doing in this respect, identify synergies and avenues for possible collaboration.

 

2nd WEBINAR on Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination

Monday 9th September at 3:30 PM CEST

Region in focus: North America

 

Moderators:

  • Prof. Evelyn L. Parker, CCIA Member and Professor of Practical Theology at Perkins School of Theology
  • Rev. Michael Blair, Executive Minister on Church in Mission at the United Church of Canada

Speakers:

  • Rev. Aundreia Alexander, National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA
  • Ms Dominique Day, UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Archbishop Mark MacDonald, WCC President for North America
  • Ms Carmen Ramirez, Canadian Council of Churches
  • Rev. Jonathan Schmidt, Canadian Council of Churches
  • Rev. Dr Angelique Walker-Smith, WCC Central Committee
  • Rev. Seth Wispelwey, United Church of Christ

 

Contact staff persons: Segma Asfaw and Donna Bollinger

We invite you to join the webinar - from your computer or mobile - using the following link : https://fuze.me/99360293

Please Download the Fuze app ahead of the webinar for the best experience.

You can also join the workshop by calling from your mobile phone the most suitable international phone numbers: www.fuze.me/99360293/dialin

  • Choose your country, dial the number
  • Enter the meeting ID 99360293 followed by the # key

Joining from a video-conferencing room or system? Dial: tp.fuze.me##99360293

Cisco devices: 99360293@tp.fuze.me

 

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