Commission on Human Rights
Human Rights Commission presents Interfaith Advocacy Hearing
LOUISVILLE – The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights will hold one of its Citizen Advocacy Hearing programs to discuss Religion and Economic Justice, Practicing Faith through Stimulus Dollars, and Livable Wages in the Commonwealth. This free and public event will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, August 19, at the Fourth Avenue United Methodist Church. The church is located at 318 West Saint Catherine Street in downtown Louisville, Ky.
The guest panelists are as follows: Dr. Jerry Cappel of Louisville is president of the Kentuckiana Interfaith Community and vice chair of the Christian Formation Committee of the Diocese of Kentucky. Dr. Behrooz Sabet is a member of the Baha’i Faith in Louisville. Jan Arnow is associate director of the International Interfaith Education at Interfaith Paths to Peace in Louisville. Paul Whalen of Fort Thomas, Ky., is president of the Northern Kentucky Interfaith Commission.
Moderating will be Rev. Anthony Everett of Lexington, Ky. He is the associate director for New Church and Congregational Development for African American Ministries at the Kentucky Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.
The Citizen Advocacy Hearings are part of the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights education and outreach programs to promote civil rights. The commission enforces the Kentucky Civil Rights Act and federal civil rights laws, which make discrimination illegal.