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Dare to Dream: An Educational Conference on Peace and Justice
March 24, 2017 | 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, native of Bethlehem, will host a weekend conference on peace and justice in Palestine. Internationally recognized for his work as an educator, author, advocate for human rights and peace, he brings an update on challenges in the aftermath of US elections and how his community strives to instill hope, improve lives and promote the richness of Palestinian heritage and culture through social support programs and institutions that educate from childhood through college.
This event is sponsored by Bright Stars of Bethlehem, Coalition for Peace with Justice, NCCC, New Hope Presbytery, Presbyterian Peacemaking Offering Committee and support from additional Triangle faith communities. For more information and RSVP assistance, please email Huffstetler.firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP by March 20th.
Friday, March 24 | 6:15pm – 8:30pm
White Memorial Church, 1704 Oberlin Rd, Raleigh