Restoring Hope: Combatting Racism Through Interfaith Work
Time & Location
About the Event
Wyoming Interfaith Network's annual conference, entitled "Restoring Hope: Combatting Racism Through Interfaith Work" will highlight diverse voices at the intersection of racism, justice, faith, and hope. We will be joined by leaders from Wyoming and nationwide as we highlight issues related to race, the environment, equality, religious freedom, interfaith cooperation, and more.
Any and all are welcome to register for the event.
No membership is required! Make sure to register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMod-mqpzsuE9RbmnrTcHkAeEtDGChzFy9P
By filling out the registration form, you will be registered for the conference and sent the zoom link/call-in information on the morning of the event. This link will grant you access to all three days of events. On Wednesday September 9th and Thursday September 10th from 4-7 PM, we will host speakers, panels, and interactive discussions. Following each night of speakers and panels, we invite everyone to stick around and join us for open discussion and reflection from 7-8PM. Scroll down for a full list of speakers and events.
*Please note that the WIN annual meeting will be conducted on September 11 from 9AM-Noon. This meeting is open to any and all, but only those that are donating members in good standing may vote. This event is FREE and open to any all to join. We invite you to donate to WIN by heading to https://www.wyointerfaith.org/donateSCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER 9th 4-7PM 4:00-5:00 - Welcome and Special Guest Speaker
5:00-6:00 - Keynote Speaker:
"Privilege, Prejudice and Purpose -- How Interfaith Collaboration Can Lead us Forward"
Moline, President, Interfaith Alliance
6:00-7:00 - Interactive Panel Discussion: We Are Each Other’s: The Golden Rule and Interfaith Social Action
w/ Katrina Bradley (Baha'is of Laramie and Albany County), Rev. Hannah Villnave (Unitarian Universalist Church of Cheyenne)
7:00-8:00 - We invite you stick around for an open conversation where we can discuss and reflect upon the speakers and panels from day one.SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER 10th 4-7PM
4:00-5:00 - Panel Discussion: The Geography of Eco-Justice-- Seeing the Big Picture
w/Lynnette Grey Bull (Global Indigenous Council),
Stephanie Kessler (Wyoming Outdoor Council), and
Jason Baldes (Tribal Buffalo Coordinator for the National Wildlife Federation’s Tribal Partnerships Program)
5:00-6:00 - Keynote Speaker: Imam Abdur-Rahim Ali & Dr. Carroll Watkins
6:00-7:00 - Panel Discussion: Social Justice in Wyoming: What’s Up and What’s Next
w/Judy Shepherd (Matthew Sheperd Foundation, Antonio Serrano (ACLU&Juntos) and Pastor Stephen Latham (Beautiful Zion Church of Cheyenne. Moderated by Pastor Rodger McDaniel
7:00-8:00 - We invite you stick around for an open conversation where we can discuss and reflect upon the speakers and panels from day two.SCHEDULE FOR ANNUAL BUSINESS AND BOARD MEETING SEPTEMBER 11th 9-12
8:30-9 Contemplative Moments / Coffee Hour
9-9:30- Presentation by our Executive Director, Jordan Bishop: Living Out Our Values
9:30-9:45- Invitation to join in Re-visioning Process
9:45-10:00- Remarks from our chair, Carl Carmichael
10:00-12:00 Elections--Business meeting
(Agenda will be posted soon)