Parliament Co-Hosts “Counteracting Dangerous Narratives in the Time of COVID-19”

June 4, 2020

On May 28th, the Parliament of the World’s Religions partnered with Religions for Peace USA, Faith in the Public Life, and Over Zero to host the virtual program, “Counteracting Dangerous Narratives in the Time of COVID-19”. The program, hosted on the Zoom platform, explored approaches for undermining hate and division during the COVID‐19 pandemic.

The program featured opening remarks from Rabbi David Saperstein from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, a training seminar led by Ms. Rachel Brown & Ms. Samantha Owens from Over Zero,  and words of wisdom & prayer from Parliament Chair, Audrey Kitagawa.

Register today to access the recording on Zoom!

Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.

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