Join the Parliament in “Exploring the Connection Between Poverty and Structural Violence”

February 25, 2021

On Tuesday, March 9th join the Parliament’s Global Ethic Task Force for a special program co-sponsored by the Winter Sounding at the Center of Religious Wisdom & World Affairs. This conversation will explore The Connection Between Poverty and Structural Violence, with keynote speaker Arun Gandhi.

Arun Manilal Gandhi is an Indian-American socio-political activist, and the fifth grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. Arun followed in the footsteps of his grandfather as an activist. In 2017 he published “The Gift of Anger: And Other Lessons from My Grandfather Mahatma Gandhi” (New York: Gallery Books/Jeter Publishing 2017). He is known internationally as the Peace Farmer through his demonstrated commitments to non-violent peacemaking.

Tuesday, March 9th

1:30 PM Pacific Time

The Center is committed to facilitating public conversations that positively impact three publics: Student leaders, religious influencers in their respective communities, and greater society with an ear to enhanced public discourse. A Sounding is a full-day event where participants reflect on one central question.

The program will be moderated by Parliament Trustee and Co-Chair of the Global Ethic Task Force, Dianne Dillon-Ridgley, and will feature a special introduction on the Parliament’s foundational document, Towards a Global Ethic.

Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions is headquartered in the City of Chicago, the traditional homelands of the Council of the Three Fires: the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi Nations, and other tribes such as the Miami, Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Sac, and Fox. 

PoWR recognizes and respects Indigenous Peoples as traditional stewards of this land. We remain committed to the advancement of dignity and justice for Indigenous Peoples’ and their communities in the region and around the world.

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