Edmonton to Host CPWR Partner City Event

Edmonton

Edmonton, alberta, Canada, is happy to announce that they are hosting a Partner City event for the Parliament of the Worlds Religions to be held May 1-4, 2014.  Our NAIN Chair Rob Hankinson is also Executive Director of the Edmonton Committee for a Parliament of the World’s Religions (ECPWR).  He wishes to invite all NAIN members and friends, especially those in the northwest, to consider attending this  four day conference-style event.  The theme is “Faiths Coming Together Through Awareness, Compassion and Justice”.

Proposed workshop topics include

•Aboriginal Women and their stories
•Social Media -use and abuse
•Eco Justice
•Power and Privilege
•Edmonton Recycle Centre -DUMP film
•LGBTT -sexual orientation and gender identity
•Monto-Kanata
•Social Justice -local and global relationships
•Peace Moving Forward: issues facing new immigrants, temporary workers and refugees
•Visions of Transformation: moving forward into the future

The committee would also welcome workshop or panel proposals.  If interested please contact Betty Marlin of the Program Committee.  Her email is in the brochure linked below.

PWR brochure draft 3 Oct8 2013 v3 for pdf

Registration details will be available on the committee Facebook page

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