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Eleven Days of Compassion:

Ralph Anderson Interfaith Dialogue


Upstanders Are Among Us
Are You One?

April 4, 2017 in Lesar Law Center Auditorium at SIU

6:30 PM Program begins in the Auditorium
8:00 PM Light refreshments served in the Formal Lounge of the Law Center

The program format will include:
An interfaith dialogue with the audience interacting with four guest speakers representing groups that have been oppressed: Jews, Muslims, African Americans and Transgender/Gay.

Jonathan Wiesen, Chair of the History Department – SIU
Joy Nur, Dayemi Tariqat community member
Tiffany Woods, Race Unity Group of Carbondale
Chip Loghry, Rainbow Cafe

We will also show a brief version of the film Weapons of the Spirit. This is a documentary of a small French town of 5000 peasants who saved 5000 Jews escaping the Holocaust. The film is produced by LeChambon Foundation.

We hope to attract SIU students and community members from Carbondale’s religious groups.