Nazareth hosts more than 600 high school students for 12th annual Global Citizenship Conference on March 15
Rochester, NY (03/13/2023) — Nazareth welcomes more than 600 high school students from 30 high schools in Monroe and surrounding counties for the 12th annual Global Citizenship Conference: Bringing the Divide Together on March 15.
Sponsored by Nazareth's Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue, the conference is designed to give the future leaders of our world the tools to respond to intolerance, improve religious literacy, and show the etiquette required to work in a pluralistic world.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 15
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9:15 a.m. - 10 a.m. Welcome to students and opening remarks include: Author Nora Bradbury-Haehl, Rev. Keisha Stokes, Congressman Joe Morelle, CEO of Rochester Community Foundation Simeon Banister, and others
Noon - 1p.m. Students gathered back in Shults Center gym for lunch after sessions
WHERE: Nazareth College, Shults Community Center, Kidera Gymnasium
Dr. Muhammad Shafiq, Executive Director for the Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue is available for interviews at the opening or lunch
Please contact Julie Long at (585) 781-8186 (cell) if you are attending