Nyack DC Hosts Loving Thy Neighbor Conference

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Nyack DC Hosts Loving Thy Neighbor Conference

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Tuesday March 24, 2009

Associate Dean, Dr. Patricia Johnson, of Nyack Washington, DC announced recently that the campus will host a one-day series of workshops at Kellogg Conference College at Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Ave., NE, Washington, DC on Thursday, April 30 from 8 am until 4 pm.

Special guests include:

Joshua DuBois, Director of the White House Office Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnership

The Honorable Walter E. Fauntroy, pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church, former congressman, personal aide to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson

Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner, Chair of the Christian Community Development Association

Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourners Magazine, a progressive Christian commentary on faith, politics and culture

Participants will learn keys to effective church-based community development strategies, building effective partnerships, identifying the needs of the community, harnessing gentrification for the betterment of all, bridging the race, class, and ethnic divides and much more!

Admission is $25.00 in advance or $40 for same day registration. Pay online at  www.nyack.edu/dc. For more information, contact, Dr. Patricia Johnson, Associate Dean at the DC campus at 202.220.1307 or email her at patricia.johnson@nyack.edu. 

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