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|A Time for Justice: Supporting Human Rights in Palestine: Sabeel Conference|
|Date||Friday March 16|
|Time||11:30 AM - 11:30 AM|
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|First United Methodist Church, 2100 J St., Sacramento|
Register now for the Sabeel Sacramento Conference. An opportunity to hear from and meet with Christian, Muslim, Jewish and secular leaders, scholars, and activists, the Conference will address the situation in Palestine-Israel including its historical context, efforts to end human rights abuses, visions for the future, and why a just resolution is important for Americans. Featuring international, national, and regional presenters, the Conference runs from 11:30am on Friday, March 16, to 6:30pm on Saturday, March 17.
"A Child's View," the exhibit of Gaza Children's art work will be on display.
The Friday evening, 7pm keynote with Sabeel Founder, Rev. Naim Ateek and Palestinian Freedom Rider, Huwaida Arraf, is open to the public; $5-$10 sliding scale.
NOTE: Register by Feb. 29 for early registration $50 for entire 2 day Conference (includes Friday dinner and keynote and Saturday lunch). Starting March 1 registration is $60. One day, student, and group rates. Limited scholarships may be available.
A conference brochure is available at http://www.FOSNA.org; click on the Sacramento Conference. FMI: SabeelSacramento [at] gmail.com or 916-451-1512.
Sabeel is a Jerusalem-based ecumenical Palestinian Christian organization committed to nonviolence and an end to the Israeli Occupation.