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Erroneous Autonomy: A Conversation on Solidarity & Faith

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Erroneous Autonomy:
A Conversation on Solidarity & Faith

June 15, 2015
9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

AFL-CIO
815 16th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20006

 Co-Sponsored by the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and the AFL-CIO.

 

Schedule:

9:00 Registration

9:30 Welcome:

  • Professor Maria Mazzenga, Interim Director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies
  • Mr. Damon Silvers, Director of Policy and Special Counsel, AFL-CIO

9:40 Introduction:

  • Mr. Richard Trumka, President, AFL-CIO

9:50 Keynote Address:

  • Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington

10:30 Response:

  • Rev. Clete Kiley, Archdiocese of Chicago & UNITEHere

10:45 Coffee Break

11:00 Panel Discussion: Solidarity: The Theological Antidote to Libertarianism

  • Rabbi Jack Moline, Executive Director, Interfaith Alliance, Sources of Solidarity in Judaism
  • Professor Meghan Clark, St. John’s University, Catholic Understandings of Solidarity
  • Professor James Bratt, Calvin College, DeKuyper, Pluralism & Solidarity
  • Ms. Lisa Sharon Harper, Senior Director for Mobilizing, Sojourners, Solidarity in the Civil Rights Movement and Beyond

12:30 Lunch

1:15 Panel Discussion: Solidarity Across Borders

  • Professor Hosffman Ospino, Boston College, Solidarity in Latino Culture
  • Professor Stephen Schneck, Catholic University, Solidarity & Public Policy
  • Ms. Cathy Feingold, AFL-CIO, Solidarity & the International Labor Movement
  • Rev. Evelio Menjivar, Our Lady, Queen of the Americas, Labor & Church Solidarity in the Immigrant Community

2:45 Concluding Remarks:

  • Professor Stephen Schneck, Director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies
  • Mr. Damon Silvers, Director of Policy and Special Counsel, AFL-CIO

 

 

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