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March 3 "Breaking Bread over Race, Religion and Politics"

Regional Issue Summit

"Breaking Bread over Race, Religion and Politics"

Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM - Bowie State University

PRISCM (Partnership for Renewal in Southern and Central Maryland)
Regional Issues Summit will be held March 3 at Bowie State University
from 8:30am -3:30pm. The theme is Breaking Bread over Race, Religion
and Politics. Keynote speakers are Dr. John Powell, Executive
Director of the Kirwin Institute on Race and Ethnicity at Ohio State
and David Rusk, a noted metropolitan issues specialist.

Below are excerpts from the flyer (which you can get by replying with request):

* We are at a crossroads in the south-east metro DC region, in our
state and in our nation
* We are deeply divided by race, class and place. Economic and
racial segregation are forces at work in every aspect of our lives.
* As people of faith, we believe that our fates are linked and
that we must find a way to co-create a moral and political vision
that embraces all of us in a common future.
* Before we can build a vision together, we must wrestle with the
very center of what divides us from one another and what we have in
common.
* We will invite our Creator God to be present with us to help us
find a way through these divides to see that, actually, Love is at
the Center.

The day will include prayer, song & food, profound and provocative
analysis of the issues affecting us and the people we care about, and
an opportunity to share with one another how our faith informs our
action.

Advanced registration is required! You must call 410-257-6306 to RSVP
by February 26!!
Cost: $25 per person.
Covers lunch & materials. Pay at the door.
Make checks payable to 'PRISCM'

For more information and to RSVP: 410-257-6306
Visit our website at http://www.priscm.org
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