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Why Partnerships w/ Religious Actors Are of Critical Importance

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Peacemakers in Action: Why Partnerships with Religious Actors Are of Critical importance

The Tanenbaum Center has documented pathbreaking but often unseen work by a group it calls religious peacemakers. Some are "people of the cloth," but many others work from a deep spiritual conviction that combines a personal drive to actively combat conflicts with a vision of a better future. Joyce Dubensky, CEO of the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, will present a memorandum—distilled from Tanenbaum’s second volume of Peacemakers in Action: Profiles in Religious Peacebuilding—that draws on the organization’s many years of experience in supporting international religious peacebuilding. Peacemaker in Action Network members Rev. Bill Lowrey and Hind Kabawat, who work on the South Sudan and Syria peace processes, respectively, will illustrate the importance of aligning diplomats with like-minded religious actors.

Lunch will be served.

This event is co-sponsored by the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding.