Escalate Peace WNY


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


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:

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




View map First Presbyterian Church
One Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY

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First Presbyterian Church of Buffalo



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Marykate Waringa

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