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Justice & Inclusion Conference

Justice & Inclusion Conference

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Location: United Christian Parish, 11508 North Shore Dr., Reston, VA US 20190

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-sat-oct-20-11-am-6-pm-justice-inclusion-conf-ucp-reston-va-2018-tickets-50742880321

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All too often, there seem to be more attacks against our humanity, against social justice, against inclusion, equality and peace. This conference hosted by the Justice & Peace Ministry (JPMT) of UCP is an action toward its calling to stand up, speak out and work in solidarity with other justice movements of our time. It is more important than ever for people of hope to come together for dialogue. We will not agree on all of the issues, but we can find common ground to further the work of compassionate justice.

Through the United Christian Parish's commitment this conference is available to the public at no financial expense. Though registration can be done onsite the day of the event, advanced registration is encouraged using Eventbrite

Professor Shawn McGuffey from Boston College will be a featured speaker, also facilitating a talk around Working for Justice and Civility. We are excited that ADAMS Beats will be performing.

Workshops:
No Justice, No Peace – The Urgency of Now
#MeToo movement: a defining cultural moment
#WhyIdidntreport-the power of trauma & story
Call to Social Action
Did you know that there are more than 2 genders? 
Climate change, creation care and faith
Challenges of Being an Inclusive Christian on Campus
Intergenerational Connections & Social Justice Action

Participating faith & charity organizations:
All Dulles Area Muslims Society
ADAMS Beats
Moms Demand Action
Al Fatih Academy
Reston Gay Pride 1 June 2019
CASA
ARISE GMU
Trans Gender Education Assoc.
Washington Plaza Baptist Church
Open Door MCC 
Interfaith Partners for Justice
Fairfax Co School Pride
Disciples Justice Action Network
Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions
Unitarian Universalist Reston

LaColectiVA
Equality VA
National City Christian Church
Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs
Fairfax for All
Damsels in Distress
Center for Health & Human Rights 

There will be food, social & networking opportunities as well.