What: Eboo Patel lectures worldwide on youth and religion and was a keynote speaker at the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Forum. His focus this evening will be on how youth, through interfaith leadership, can build mutual respect and pluralism among young people from different religious traditions by empowering them to work together in the service of others.
Who: Eboo Patel is the founder and executive director of the Interfaith Youth Core, a Chicago-based organization fostering the international interfaith youth movement. Author of Acts of Faith, Dr. Patel is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including being named by Unte Magazineas one of "thirty social visionaries under 30." He is this year's recipient of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Freedom of Worship medal from the Roosevelt Institute's Four Freedoms Award, and he was recently appointed to the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
"We live in a world where the forces that seek to divide us are strong. To overcome them, we must do more than simply stand next to one another in silence."
When: Tuesday, September 15, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Soda Activity Center, Saint Mary's College, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga.
Contact: Barbara A. McGraw, Professor, Social Ethics Law and Public Life, and Director, Center for Engaged Religious Pluralism
phone (925) 631-4061 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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