ICPJ Connect & Act 2018

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Sat, Mar 10, 2018 - 8:30am to 7:00pm

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On Saturday, March 10 at Ypsilanti High School, hundreds of people will gather for the biggest ICPJ event of the year -Connect & Act 2018. We want to be sure YOU DON'T MISS IT!!!Experienced facilitators will focus on a few central themes, in 5 different breakout sessions, and explore how current social justice issues are connected to the giant triplets (and each other!). The conference will utilize aninteractive liberating frameworks structure and include youth voices throughout; feature live music by Nadim Azzam and Kiyoshi Shelton, great food, and intentional people connection time. Come early (by 9 am) to try a mini-Bystander Intervention Training or a mini-Mindfulness meditation to gear up for a full day of education, inspiration, and mobilization!  Breakout session themes include:  Strengthening our Democracy - La'Ron Williams, Rena Basch (VNP), Merissa Kovach (ACLU)Immigration Crisis- Mary Anne Perrone(WICIR/ICPJ), Maria Ibarra (WICIR/Wash ID), Rich Stahler-Sholk (EMU)Criminal Justice - Rev Donnell Wyche, Rev Jeffery Harold, Chuck WarpehoskiPoor People's Campaign - Carlos Santacruz/Krystal DuPree/Hailu Shitaye (PPC), Rev. Joe Summers, Ron Gregg Environment (Food Waste/Climate Change)- Jan Wright, Brad van Guilder, Joe Ohren Register Today - Connect & Act       WHEN: Saturday, March 10, 2018, 8:30am registration, 9:30 - 4pm program, 5-7pm social @Cultivate         WHERE: Ypsilanti Community High School, 2095 Packard St, Ypsilanti, MI          COST: $0 - $55 (multiple types of tickets available, incl., group tickets and scholarships)          FREE ?: Students in 8th - 12th group are FREE - but do need to register!!For more information about sponsoring this Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice event, go to: ConnectandAct.orgInfo about volunteer opportunities (partial/full ticket discounts for volunteers), go to: bitly.com/ connect_act_volunteerDon't let the ticket price stop you from coming!  Scholarship opportunities are available: info@icpj.org

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Ypsilanti Community High School, 2095 Packard St, Ypsilanti, MI

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