Community Interfaith Coordination News & Events
A United Response to Hate Speech, Bias Incidents and Hate Crime
When: Sunday, March 26, 3 to 5 p.m.
Location: Ernst Cultural Center at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia
Description: Please mark your calendars for our upcoming "United Response to Hate Speech and Crime," a program designed to provide information, resources and tools for addressing harmful rhetoric and hate crimes in Fairfax County. Both individual and community responses to hate speech and crime will be presented and discussed by religious leaders, local, state, and federal legal and law enforcement officials, and county leadership. Featured speakers will include Chairman Sharon Bulova of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Steve Gordon - Assistant US Attorney with the US Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division, and Seth Gordon-Lipkin - Education Director of the Anti-Defamation League's Washington, DC Regional Office. Local faith leaders will also participate in the event, including Rev. Dr. Lisa Rzepka of John Calvin Presbyterian Church and panelists Rabbi Amy Schwartzman of Temple Rodef Shalom, Imam Johari Malik of Dar Al Hijrah Islamic Center and Rev. Dr. Steve Hyde of Ravensworth Baptist Church. Additional clergy and community leaders are still being added to the roster of speakers and participants; please follow our upcoming announcements for new details.
The United Response to Hate Speech and Crime will take place on Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. in the Ernst Cultural Center at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia. There will be ample free parking available. Registration is also free; the deadline to register is Thursday, March 23, 2017. To Register: Click Here. This program is being organized by Fairfax County’s Dangerous Speech Prevention Committee. For more information about this and other Fairfax County Community Interfaith Coordination committees, please continue to check for updates on our website.
Understanding The Impact of Domestic Violence on
When: Tuesday, March 29, 11:30 a.m.
Location: King of Kings Lutheran Church (4025 Kings Way, Fairfax)
Description: Our next domestic violence prevention workshop will train participants to recognize signs that indicate a child's exposure to domestic violence, understand challenges, and identify/access victim resources. The presenters will be Allison Medina (Program Manager, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, The Women’s Center) and Amanda Tenorio (Break the Cycle Program Coordinator, The Women’s Center). Please bring a brown bag lunch; drinks and cookies will be provided. This workshop is presented by Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood & Community Services (NCS) and The FCIA Interfaith Domestic Violence Prevention Committee. Register by Monday, March 27, online, by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 703-324-3453, TTY 711.
Fairfax County Community Interfaith Coordination
Department of Neighborhood & Center Parkway, Suite 405
Fairfax, VA 22035
Phone: 703-324-3453, TTY 711