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Saturday, March 26 • 9:45am - 10:45am
Solidarity at the Intersection of Race & Faith

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This panel will explore the role of faith and faith leaders in building solidarity between communities. It will seek to explore several questions: What are the challenges faith leaders face when it comes to building trust beyond "allyship" and interfaith dialog? What are the types of common issues can communities of color gather around? How does the issue of race complicate these conversations?

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Deepa Bharath

Reporter, Global Religion Team, Associated Press
Deepa Bharath is a reporter on AP's Global Religion team. Prior to taking on that role in February, Deepa was a staff writer for the Southern California News Group covering religion, race and health for the company's 11 newspapers in the region. She has written on a number of topics... Read More →

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Hyepin Im

President and Founder, Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE), Los Angeles
Hyepin Im is the President, CEO, and Founder of Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE formerly KCCD) a non-profit organization whose aim is to help churches by connecting them to resources and partners that could help them to create a bigger impact and positive influence in their... Read More →
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Mark Whitlock

Senior Pastor, Reid Temple (AME), Maryland
Rev. Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. is committed to serving God, family, the AME Church and the community. He, his wife and his mother, are beyond thrilled to be in Glenn Dale, Maryland serving Reid Temple AME Church (RTAME). Prior to his historic July 2019 appointment at RTAME, Rev. Whitlock... Read More →
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Naeem Baig

Vice President for Public Affairs, Islamic Circle of North America
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Yolanda Savage-Narva

Director of Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (REDI), Union for Reform Judaism
Yolanda Savage-Narva (she/her) is the director of Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (REDI) for the Union for Reform Judaism. For more than 20 years, Yolanda collaborated with Tribal governments to strengthen public health systems, promoted pedestrian safety and advocacy and coining the phrase, “Walking is a civil right,” and advancing health equity in states and territories. Most recently, Yolanda... Read More →

Saturday March 26, 2022 9:45am - 10:45am EDT
Bethesdan C&D