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|Tuesday, December 10, 2013|
|Religious Responses To Modern Slavery (6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)
New York, NY
How can communities of faith apply the framework of human rights to the problem of modern-day slavery? Learn from the experts about both the challenges and the solutions. Featuring Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster (Director of North American Programs for T’ruah), Reverend Noelle Damico, (Associate for Fair Food in the Presbyterian Hunger Program) and Shonnie Ball (Acting Senior Coordinator for Public Engagement
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Person, U.S. Department of State)
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10TH
Davis Auditorium, Schapiro CEPSR Building, Morningside Campus, Columbia University (116th and Broadway)
To rsvp, please visit: http://cssr.ei.columbia.edu/events/rsvp/
|Wednesday, December 11, 2013|
|Tomato Rabbis: How & Why American Rabbis Are Working To End Slavery In Florida's Tomato Fields (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Who picks the food that we eat? How much are they paid? Would you pay a penny more for better wages for the workers who harvest your food? How can we support farmworkers are who organizing to gain a living wage and respect for their rights?
This panel discussion will cover the movement for justice in America's tomato fields and how a group of rabbis is partnering with farmworkers to bring fairness to our food system.
Come meet Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster, Director of North American Programs for T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights and Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann of Kol Tzedek West Philadelphia Synagogue as they discuss their visits to the tomato fields of Southwest Florida and their work to support the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' Campaign for Fair Food. You will also learn about opportunities to get involved in the campaign here in Philly.
Wednesday, December 11, 7:00pm
Calvary Center for Community & Culture, 815 S. 48th Street
Co-sponsored with Temple University's Feinstein Center for American Jewish History, Jewish Farm School, the Jewish Labor Committee, and the Philly Campaign for Fair Food.
This program is also in honor of International Human Rights Day, which is December 10.
|Thursday, December 12, 2013|
|Meet & Chat With Rabbi Jill Jacobs, New York (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm)
New York, NY
Meet & Chat With Rabbi Jill Jacobs
Executive Director, T'ruah
December 12, 2013
Private event - those who are attending will receive location information. RSVP.
Rabbi Jill Jacobs leads a conversation about T'ruah's ongoing campaigns both in Israel and North America. There will be a Q & A followed by a solicitation. Space is limited.
Contact Info :
For more information and to sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP by December 6.