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Social Justice with Politically Diverse Communities (Potsdam and Northern New York Region)

  • March 01, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM (EST)
  • First Presbyterian Church of Potsdam, NY. 42 Elm Street, Potsdam, NY 13676

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  • Your donation of $15 will help cover the cost of the lunch and materials.

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Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10 to 3:3O

First Presbyterian Church

42 Elm Street

Potsdam, New York 


Date:  Thursday, March 1, 2018

Location:  First Presbyterian Church of Potsdam.  42 Elm St. Potsdam, NY 13676 (DIRECTIONS)

Time:  10am – 3:30pm

Cost:  Suggested donation $15 (cover meals and conference materials)

Sponsors:  New York State Council of Churches, Presbyterian Network to End Homelessness, Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing, Broadway Presbyterian Church, Strong Economy for All, Fiscal Policy Institute,Citizens Action, New York State Association for Affordable Housing, Social Holiness Team, Upper New York Conference of the United Methodist Church, Hunger Action Network of NYS, Faith and Hunger Network,Interfaith Impact, and the Justice Ministries Committee-Presbytery of New York City.

 Host Pastor:  Rev. Deborah Packard 

Here is a list of topics that we will be covering:

    ·        Social Justice with politically diverse communities and congregations

    ·        Tools and best practices for advocacy

    ·        How State and Federal Budgets will affect members of congregations and communities

    ·        Theological reflections

    ·        Challenges addressing homelessness and housing needs in the community

    ·        Fostering dialogue between faith communities, congregations, government officials, unions and secular advocacy groups.

    Schedule:

    10:15 A.M.                        Gathering, Opening Prayer

    10:30 to 12:00:               Pastoral and Theological Approaches to Doing Social Justice with Politically Diverse

                                                 Congregations and Communities.

    12:00 to 12:45:               Lunch

    12:45 to 2:00                   Overview of State & Federal budgets and policy priorities and protecting the social safety net

    2:00 to 3:30                     Local and Statewide initiatives on Homelessness and Housing.

    Speakers will include:

    The Reverend Peter Cook, Executive Director, New York State Council of Churches, Ron Deutsch, Executive Director, Fiscal Policy Institute, Marc Greenberg, Executive Director, Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing, Darren Scott,  Director of Development, Eastern New York, New York State Homes and Community Renewal Clergy, Local Government Officials and Housing Advocates.

    Cost:  Suggested donation $15 (cover meals and conference materials)


    This event is scheduled in six areas across New York State.

    Auburn, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Little Falls, Long Island, Potsdam 

    Kindly register for this event prior to Tuesday, February 27th

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