Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 10 to 3:3O
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Student Activities Center Room 303
Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Location: Stony Brook University - 303 Student Activities Center
Time: 10am – 3:30pm
Cost: Suggested donation $15 (cover meals and conference materials) PARKING IS NOT INCLUDED
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, New York Communities for Change, Faith and Hunger Network, and the Interfaith Impact, and Justice Ministries Committee-Presbytery of New York City.
Topics to be covered:
· 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.
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, Dan DeBrucker, Presbyterian Network to End Homelessness, Marc Greenberg, Executive Director, Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing, Charles Kahn, Strong Economy for All , New York Communities for Change, Tony Lasicki, New York State Association for Community Living and Organizer, Bring it Home Campaign.
Clergy, Local Government Officials and Housing
Cost: Suggested donation $15 (covers meals and conference materials) There is an additional charge for parking or you can arrive by train at the Stony Brook train station.
Kindly register at WWW.Pnteh.org by clicking here: Long Island
Kindly register for this event prior to Monday, February 5
Please email any questions to PNTEHSTAFF@GMAIL.COM or call Peter Cook at 508-380-8289.
This event is scheduled in six areas across New York State.
Auburn, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Little Falls, Long Island, Potsdam