Grace Farms Hosts Panel on Women’s Voices & Economic Justice in the U.S.

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Grace Farms Foundation will host a panel discussion exploring the roles of faith, gender, and race in questions of economic justice in America.

The Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson, President of Auburn Seminary will moderate a panel featuring nationally renowned faith leaders and Auburn Senior Fellows Sister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK, and the Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis, Senior Minister of Middle Collegiate Church.

The event, which is free to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15 at Grace Farms.

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The three panelists

The Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson is the president of Auburn Seminary in New York, a multi-faith leadership development and research institute that equips bold and resilient leaders of faith and moral courage.

Auburn Seminary helps its students build communities, bridge divides, pursue justice, and heal the world. Henderson is the author of God’s Troublemakers: How Women of Faith are Changing the World and released a TEDx talk, “Letting God out of the Box,” in February.

Sister Simone Campbell is the executive director of NETWORK, a Catholic social justice lobby founded by Catholic Sisters. She is the author of A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community and has led four national Nuns on the Bus tours since 2012, focused on issues of economic justice, immigration reform, and civic engagement.

Sister Campbell is a religious leader, attorney, and poet with extensive experience in public policy and advocacy for systematic change. She lobbies for economic justice and peace-building in Washington, D.C.

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