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Un Foro Por El Pueblo/Forum For The People

Date:
Thursday, April 17, 2008
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Event Type:
Teach-In
Organizer/Author:
Noel Andersen
Location Details:
Graduate Theological Union
Bade Museum
1798 Scenic Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709

Discussion Topics and Themes

* Liberation Theology, Base Communities and how theology relates to the lived experience.
* Social reality of El Salvador during the Civil War and Romeroʼs ministry, this would also relate to Ellacuria or Sobrinoʼs theology.
* Human rights violations continuing in El Salvador and the Global South as a whole. How does this relate to Global Politics and what is the religious response?
* Immigration and global migration patterns in relation to globalization and free trade.
* Immigrant exploitation in the workplace and how to organize for greater worker justice with our faith communities.

Speakers: Dean Kevin Burke (JSTB), Professor LeAnn Flesher (ABSW), Charlene Tschirhart (Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights), Maricruz Manzanarez (UCB Custodian and Union Organizer), Noel Andersen (SHARE/ MC of event)
Added to the calendar on Mon, Apr 14, 2008 7:27AM
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