For Planning Purposes: Feb. 12, 2019
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Religious Leaders & Followers To Stand Up for Criminal Justice Reform
Faithful Tuesday event to elevate human dignity and common sense criminal justice bills.
DENVER – Featuring elected public safety officials Attorney General Phil Weiser and Denver District attorney Beth McCann, this week’s Interfaith Alliance Colorado-sponsored Faithful Tuesday event will focus on criminal justice reform TOMORROW. To be attended by 30+ leaders and followers of a wide variety of religions, including Christian, Jewish and Islam, these people of faith will pray, sing and lift their voices to call for respect for human dignity and common sense to prevail in passing criminal justice legislation this session, including Ban the Box, Clean Slate and juvenile justice reform.
WHAT: Media conference to highlight moral and religious approach to criminal justice reform
WHO: Interfaith Alliance Colorado, Attorney General Phil Weiser, Denver District Attorney Beth McCann, Rabbi Salomon Gruenwald, Hebrew Educational Alliance, Majid Mohammed, Rev. Tammy Garrett Williams, Above Waters Project
WHEN: Tues., Feb. 12, 2019 at noon
- 12:00-12:15 p.m.: Opening prayer and music
- 12:15-12:45 p.m.: A.G. Weiser, D.A. McCann, Rabbi Gruenwald, Majid Mohammed, Rev. Tammy Garrett Williams
WHERE: State Capitol, East Foyer 200 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80203V
The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado promotes justice, religious liberty and interfaith understanding through building relationships in order to educate, advocate and catalyze social change.
Faithful Tuesdays is a series of multi-faith events during the 2019 legislative session to uplift their common faith to build human dignity by supporting a just economy, promoting equity and eradicating racism in Colorado, convened by City Unite, Colorado Catholic Conference, Colorado Council of Churches, Colorado Sikhs, Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance, Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, Mile High Ministries, Rocky Mountain Synod/Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Episcopal Church in Colorado and Together Colorado.