Who Is My Neighbor?

Saturday, March 16 from 10am–3pm
at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
(801 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08618)

Registration is free and lunch in provided.

Join the Lutheran Episcopal Advocacy Ministry of New Jersey (LEAMNJ) on Saturday, March 16th for a day of learning as we ask the question, “Who is my neighbor?” Deepen your understanding of how we can be a strong community of support and advocacy from policy experts in the areas of immigration, solitary confinement, drug policy, gun violence, poverty, hunger, housing, and care of creation.

Keynote

Welcome Krish O’Mara Vignarajah, former Policy Director to First Lady Michelle Obama, and the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services. Sharing from her personal experience as a refugee, Krish will respond to the question, “Who is my Neighbor?”

Workshops

  • Immigration Justice: Johanna Calle, Alliance for Immigrant Justice

  • Economic Justice: Arnold Cohen, Housing and Community Development Network NJ Renee Koubiadis, Anti Poverty Network of NJ

  • Criminal Justice: Meagan Glaser, Drug Policy Alliance NJ

  • Environmental Justice: Sarah Newell, Green Faith NJ Community Violence Prevention: Bob Moore, Cease Fire NJ

  • Biblical Foundations of Advocacy: David Stoner, LEAMNJ