Thursday, November 13, Noon
Westminster Presbyterian Church
Nicollet Mall and 12th Street, Minneapolis
Free and open to all
- Empathy: The one thing that could save the world
Susan McKenna, Westminster Town Hall Forum
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About the Speaker
Sr. Simone Campbell is executive director of NETWORK, a Washington-based public policy research organization lobbying for immigration reform, healthcare and economic justice, and peace-building. An attorney and member of the Sisters of Social Service, she was one of the Nuns on theBus who traveled the country to offer support to people living in poverty. She served as executive director of JERICHO, an interfaith public policy organization in California, and founded the Community Law Center, which provides family law and probate support to the working poor.
Begins at 11:30am with Andrea Stern on harp and Laura Sewell on cello.
Where to park
Convenient parking is available at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Nicollet Mall and 13th Street; the Marquette Avenue and 11th Street Ramp across from Orchestra Hall; and the Convention Center garage, corner of 2nd Avenue and Marquette Avenue.
Susan McKenna, Director, Westminster Town Hall Forum
Empathy: The one thing that could save the world, Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest
- You'd think empathy would be the minimum qualification to hold public office in a democracy. Sadly, a remarkable number of people who are supposed to be devoting their lives to representing others seem clueless about how their constituents actually live and what they need.
- Part 1: Why we need empathy now more than ever
- Part 2: Empathy Deficit Disorder