Celebrating the diversity of Jewish Buffalo.
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What’s Next: Real Talk and Action for Justice in 2019
June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This is the 2nd in a series of community conversations about combating rise in anti-Semitism and hate.
“What’s Next?” will ask panelists to honestly share thoughts on how their communities are addressing the documented rise of hate in the past two years. Organizers will also ask the public how they can personally make a difference. The event will end with a call to action for individuals to create change in their own lives and their communities.
Partners and organizers: JCRC, Temple Beth Zion, Jewish Family Service, NFJC, WNY Area Labor Federation, and Buffalo NAACP.
Hon. April N.M. Baskin – Majority Leader, Erie County Legislature
Richard Lipsitz – President, Western New York Area Labor Federation
Rabbi Jonathan Freirich – Temple Beth Zion
Rev. Mark Blue – President, Buffalo NAACP & Second Baptist Church
Dr. Nasir Kahn – Professor, Jacobs Medical School, Ahmadiyya Buffalo Chapter President & Network of Religious Communities
Moderated by Judge Lisa Bloch Rodwin, Buffalo Family Court
Refreshments served after the program to continue the conversation.
*Note: “Intolerance & Hate: Current Trends and Their Roots” the first in a series was held on October 18, 2018