Some of the most influential and impactful coalitions represent voices from diverse communities. Faith-based activists can be powerful in creating change, especially when they join forces with other faith-based groups.
Join us for a special session featuring local religious leaders and social justice activists who are committed to working with other religious groups to create meaningful community change. Speakers include Rabbi Alana Alpert of Detroit Jews for Justice, longtime interfaith social justice organizer and Former Executive Director of the Michigan Muslim Community Council and current Executive Director of the Oakland County Democratic Party, Sumaiya Ahmed Sheikh, President of South Asian American Voices for Impact (SAAVI) and appointed member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Faith-Based Security Advisory Council, Chandru Acharya, and La’Ron Williams, long time leader of the Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice.
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106