Faith-Rooted Organizing Workshop
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Session 1: 10 am to 4 pm
Session 2: 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Rincon Congregational United Church of Christ
122 N Craycroft Rd, Tucson, AZ 85711
$20 (no charge for UCC members)
The cost includes both sessions; you may attend one or both.
Lunch will be available for purchase from local food trucks at noon.
Dinner is on your own.
This workshop is sponsored by the Southwest Conference United Church of Christ.
This workshop is open to all who wish to develop skills and practices in advocating in the public sphere for our most vulnerable neighbors.
Led by the Rev. Alexia Salvatierra, a national leader in areas of poverty and immigration. An ELCA pastor with more than 35 years of experience in community ministry, she is co-author of Faith-Rooted Organization: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World.
Topics to be covered include: theological framework for faith-rooted organizing and social justice advocacy; strategies to engage fellow faith followers and community leaders; and next steps for action on specific public policy issues in Arizona.