Month: May 2017

“Faith, Work, Community” is topic of May 16 Interfaith Open Table

Open Table - figures identified with different faith traditions reach to each other across a tableAt the May Interfaith Open Table event, to be hosted at UNITE HERE! Local 5, we will discuss the Power of Faith plus the Power of Workers to build the larger social and political movements that we need for healthy communities. The event is Tuesday, May 16, 7 p.m. at 1516 S King St, Honolulu, HI 96826 (see map).

Working people from a broad range of organizations and faith traditions will talk about how their faith intersects with their work — at their place of employment, in their communities, etc. What can faith communities, labor organizations, and individuals do to stand in solidarity with Hawaii’s working families?

For more information, including a list of panelists, see the related calendar item.

Public forum on “The New Sanctuary Movement” is May 15 at Church of the Crossroads

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Church of the Crossroads and Hawaii J20+ present a public forum entitled, “The New Sanctuary Movement: Welcoming Immigration Community,” on Monday, May 15 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Church of the Crossroads in Honolulu. Panelists are:

  • Rev. Mike Young, former minister at the First Unitarian Church Honolulu
  • Rev. Stanley Bain, FACE, Transition Coordinator
  • John Kawamoto, former Legislative Analyst
  • Mateo Caballero, Legal Director at ACLU Hawai‘i
  • Clare Hanusz, Hawai‘i Chapter Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association

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