Interfaith Vigil to Reduce Poverty 2017

Thank you to all who came out and supported the Interfaith Vigil to Reduce Poverty, held January 4, 2017, at the State House Rotunda. Special thanks to Emily Jones and the Rhode Island Interfaith Coalition to Reduce Poverty for her leadership role.  There are a number of reports, links, videos, pictures and text below that well capture the spirit and ONE VOICE of the gathering.

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View a 50 minute video of the entire event HERE

Channel 12’s (WPRI Fox Providence) reporter Steph Machado gave this report.

Providence Journal article reporting on the event, by reporter Jennifer Bogden, can be viewed HERE.

emily-jonesKeynote Speaker Rabbi Jeff Goldwasser, Temple Sinai, Cranston, delivered an impassioned address titled “We Can Be the Storm“.  You can read the text of that address HERE

 

 

 

 

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