Escalate Peace WNY

Date/Time

Oct 2, 2019
05:00 PM until 08:00 PM

Description

n Wednesday October 2nd, First Presbyterian Church will be hosting a panel discussion surrounding the topic of the crisis in Myanmar, Rohingya refugees and what a peaceful response to this might look like.
As part of the panel we will be joined by Rev. Thang Van Lian an international peacemaker. Rev. Thang comes with first-hand knowledge of the cause to which he testifies. He grew up in a poor, rural village experiencing significant challenges, racial and religious discrimination, and life-threatening situations. Rev. Thang will speak about the Rohingya crisis, the current civil war on ethnic minority groups, and what a response might look like to the humanitarian crisis today.
This event is free and open to the public.


To rsvp please visit: https://bit.ly/2MiJOL3

5:00-6:00pm: Resource and Cultural Fair
6:00pm-7:00pm: Panel discussion on peace surrounding the crisis in Myanmar, and Rohingya & Burmese Refugees in Buffalo
7:00pm: Water Lantern Celebration at Kleinhans Music Hall

Cost

Free

Location

View map First Presbyterian Church
One Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY

Additional Information

Sponsor

First Presbyterian Church of Buffalo

Phone

716-884-7250

Contact name

Marykate Waringa

Contact email

mwaringa@firstchurchbuffalo.org

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