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Preventing Targeted Violence and Protecting the Safety and Security of Houses of Worship through Faith and Community Based Approaches in the US and in Europe

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

This webinar will highlight faith and community based approaches to ensure the safety of houses of worship in the US and in Europe.

Date: August 17, 2021

Heure: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Virtual

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Event Details

With the uptick of targeted violence and safety and security concerns of faith and community groups, the DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships in partnership with with the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships is hosting a webinar to highlight faith and community based approaches to ensure the safety of houses of worship in the US and in Europe.

Presenters

Melissa Rogers, Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and Senior Director for Faith and Public Policy within the Domestic Policy Council

Marcus T. Coleman, Jr., Director, Department of Homeland Security, Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Sim J. Singh, Senior Manager, Policy & Advocacy, The Sikh Coalition

Michael Masters, National Director/Chief Executive Officer, Secure Community Network

Elizabeta Kitanovic, Ph.D., Executive Secretary, Human rights, Conference of European Churches (CEC) on behalf of the interfaith partnership in Europe, Safer and Stronger Communities in Europe (SASCE), representing CEC, European Jewish Congress’ (EJC) Security and Crisis Centre (SACC), Faith Matters and the European Buddhist Union

Rev. Miriam J. Burnett, MD, MPH, Medical Director, African Methodist Episcopal International Health Commission and President, Resource and Promotion of Health Alliance, Inc. (R.A.P.H.A., Inc.)

Susan Schneider, Branch Chief, Active Assailant Security, Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Event Contact

This webinar will offer captioning services. For questions or additional information, contact: partnerships@fema.dhs.gov.