Over 200 people collaborated at MCC Academy for the MCC / MEC Interfaith & Outreach Committee event on November 20 entitled ‘Empowering the Diverse Voice,’ with other minorities that have felt marginalized during this polarizing election process.
A diverse panel of African American, Latino, Jewish, Christian and Muslim speakers discussed how diverse communities can collaborate and stand together against hate to promote harmony, peace and love for all.
The panel included:
Dilnaz Waraich, Emcee
African American Activist – Van Gilmer
Latino Speaker: Liz Munoz La Reve – Logan Square Ecumenical Alliance – LSEA
Jewish Speaker: Rabbi Rachel Weiss – Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation
African American & Jewish Speaker: Lesley Williams – Jewish Voice for Peace/Evanston Public Library
Christian Speaker: Pastor Elizabeth Jones – St. Luke’s Christian Community Church, Morton Grove
Muslim Speaker: Hind Makki – Side Entrance
Kelly Saulsberry & Norman White – Chicago Commission on Human Relations (CCHR)