Congo Town Hall



Join Jewish World Watch and the Museum of Tolerance for an evening with Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Africa, and other leading experts on the region on May 14, 2014.

The conflict in Congo has claimed more than 5.4 million lives and continues to threaten millions more on a daily basis; yet, the Congolese strive for a better future for their country and Congo is brimming with possibilities for constructive partnerships. Congresswoman Bass, a critical voice championing policies to end Congo's crisis, will lead a discussion about challenges and opportunities facing the country, as well as the vast potential for sustainable economic growth throughout Africa.

THIS IS A TOWN-HALL STYLE EVENT: QUESTIONS WILL BE WELCOMED!

May 14, 2014 • 6:30pm-8:30pm (Doors open at 6:30pm. The event will start promptly at 7:00pm)

Speakers:

Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa

Naama Haviv, Jewish World Watch

Pastor Kasereka Kasomo, African Christian Community Project

Sasha Lezhnev, EnoughProject

EVENT IS FREE WITH RSVP

Register at http://congotownhall.eventbrite.com or call (818) 501-1836

Co-Chairs: Natalie Blake and Erin Rottman

Cosponsors (in formation): Adat Shalom, Africa Faith and Justice Network, American Jewish World Service, African Christian Community Church, B'nai David Judea, B'nai Horin, Craig & Co., Enough Project, Falling Whistles, Free the Slaves, Ikar, Panzi Foundation USA, Mercy Corps, Temple Beth Am, Temple Isaiah, United to End Genocide, Westwood Kehilla

 

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