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Afghan Tea Party & Social Action Shabbaton

  • Temple Beth Hillel 12326 Riverside Drive Valley Village, CA 91607 (map)

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Join Temple Beth Hillel for their 2nd annual Social Justice Shabbaton! This year’s event focuses on immigration and homelessness, two issues of utmost importance for Los Angeles.

Miry will speak about how Angelenos can get involved to support their resettling neighbors. This event is part of Welcome, Neighbor by Miry's List, designed to make Los Angeles the most welcoming place in America by 2020, in partnership with the Goldhirsh Foundation and Annenberg Foundation.

8:30-9:00am   Continental Breakfast and Registration - ft. Afghan coffee, tea and sweets prepared by a resettled cook from Afghanistan

9:00-9:50am   Shabbat Prayer and Guest Speaker: Speak Up Advocate

10:00-11:00am  First Break-Out Session A

11:15-12:15   Second Break-Out Session B

12:30-1:20 pm Lunch and Key Note Speaker: Miry from Miry's List

1:20-1:45 Action Steps, Advocacy Next Steps and Wrap Up