2011 Faith & Justice Symposium


Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Chapel (11:30 a.m. -12:10 p.m.)
Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff, Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology Emeritus, Yale University 
Title: As You Did it to the Least of These

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Launch of Center for Faith, Justice and Global Engagement (7:00-9:00 p.m.)
Reception (Van Dyk Lounge)
Music for Justice (Van Dyk Lounge)

Friday, September 30, 2011

Chapel (11:30 a.m. -12:10 p.m.)
Dan Kosten, Vice President for US Programs, World Relief
Title: Welcoming the Stranger

Lunch (12:20 -1:30 p.m.)

Workshops (1:45-2:45 p.m. & 3:00-4:00 p.m.)
Track 1: Perspectives on Immigration and Refugee Issues

  • Dr. Jose Velazquez, VP for Affiliate Member Services, National Council of La Raza (NCLR): The Theology of Immigration and Refugees
    Location: Lennox Dining Room
  • Anna Ireland, Jericho Road Ministries: The Role of FBOs/NGOs in Addressing Refugee and Immigration Issues
    Location: Alumni Dining Room
  • Bob Lynch, Director, BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center: From Global to Local: A Focus on Immigrant Issues in Upstate New York
    Location: Chamberlain 123

Track 2: The Effects and Impact

  • Nicole Wood, Director, Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAAST), DC: Human Trafficking: An Intersection with Refugee and Immigrant Populations
    Location: Paine 214 (Schaller Hall)
  • Rev. Joan Harrell, Chicago Theological Seminary, Chicago: The Public Square: Immigration, Religion and Media
    Location: Chamberlain 329
  • Molly Short, Executive Director, Journey’s End, Buffalo: Why Policy Matters
    Location: Paine 204

Closing Panel Discussion (Recital Hall, 4-15-5:15pm)
Panelists: selected speakers from the conference

Movie & Discussion (Recital Hall, 8:00-10:00 p.m.)
The Visitor 
Co-Sponsored with Campus Activities Board
Discussion led by Rev. Joan Harrell

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Service and Field Opportunities (8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 

Symposium Follow-Up Discussion (Brown House, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.)