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Auburn Resources for the week of November 22
By Kellie Anderson-Picallo
November 18, 2010
For the week of November 22nd Auburn is tracking how events in this week’s religious and secular calendars offer opportunities to help you trouble the water and heal the world. We’re also tracking news and pop culture moments that can bring teachable moments for justice and peace into your community. This week is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, read on for more resources on this critical justice moment.
For your calendar International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is this November 25th. Click here to read Lisa Anderson’s latest blog that will guide you to bring the women’s space into your community and be of service to this important justice moment. Click here for more information on Auburn’s longstanding commitment to women’s issues.
12/7 The Calling - Save the Date On Tuesday December 7, join Auburn for the lively conversation around the New York City premiere of the PBS documentary film The Calling, which religious leaders across America will be talking about. Click here for more.
In the News Immigration continues to be an issue of importance in the news cycle and to communities across the U.S. Click here to learn about a new approach to immigration reform modeled on compassion. And click here for further Auburn resources to track immigration.
Auburn’s Peace is Possible! More than 400 people gathered to celebrate the fact that Peace is Possible and hear how Auburn’s Face to Face program continues to build effective leaders who are creating change in the Middle East, Northern Ireland, South Africa and the United States. Click here to watch Peace is Possible and click here to download the podcast.
Auburn’s Religious Leader of the Week Ilhan Dahir shared her moving story of faith as a Muslim called to make peace possible. Click here to listen to her powerful words from November 15th’s Peace is Possible.
In Pop Culture this Week Some are saying Angelina Jolie should be considered for sainthood for her work with Bosnian refugees. Click here for more.
Follow Auburn on Twitter and Facebook by clicking here. And email Rev. Kellie Anderson-Picallo with any of your questions about the latest media to help your work troubling the waters.
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