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Due to webspace constraints, we have archived the pictures/text info. from this meeting into a PDF file (click here). However, some of the informational links are still listed/accessible as shown:

 

Rev. Stephen Sanders spoke of the

need for Chaplains in the

National Guard

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The 38th LIC Annual Assembly

was held on March 3rd – 4th, 2008

in Alexandria

at First United Methodist Church

 

Theme: “Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters …”

Dr. David Otto, Professor of Religious Studies and Arthur & Emily Webb Chair of International Studies, Centenary College of LA.  Keynote address:  ‘Let Justice Roll:  The Church’s role in Advocacy and Social Justice’. 

Click here for a Summary of Dr. Otto's presentation

Mr. Emile Washington, of Louisiana Department of Social Services (DSS).  He spoke about DSS efforts to help the poor in LA and the need to get the word out about SToP and other programs available to help the poor improve their conditions.

Click here fact sheet on the SToP (Solutions To Poverty) program

Mr. Don Washington, US Attorney General – Western District of LA.  Spoke about the Jena situation and other racial and criminal issues.  Find out more about their community-based programs and initiatives.

 

Ms. Carmelita Freeman, Regional Director, U. S. Dept. of Justice, Community Relations Service.  Spoke on the Jena situation and other community divisive issues.   Her office assists and aids communities in resolving civil rights disputes, conflicts, or difficulties related to race, color, or national origin in cooperation with the federally funded Faith Based Initiatives program as approved by President Bush.  Areas of concern include employment, education, housing, and the administration of justice.   Find out more...

 
 
 
 
   
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