A new kind of Town Hall on Healthcare Reform
Faith-Inspired Forum for Health Care Reform
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
7:30 9:00 p.m.
Seattles Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle 98101
"What would Jesus, the Prophet Mohammed, Moses and the Buddha do or say about health care reform in the United States?"
Come hear what the members of a diverse group of panelists from the local faith-based community have to say about this important issue. The participants, from the three Abrahamic faiths and Buddhism, will inform and inspire from their faiths scriptures, teachings and traditions. They will participate in a panel discussion following their individual presentations.
The program will also include performances by The Total Experience Gospel Choir, Soloist Rafe Pearlman and Ancient Sounds.
Moderator: Mr. Dave Ross, Talk show host, KIRO 97.3 FM radio
Ms. Patty Bowman, Director of Social Outreach & Advocacy, St. James Cathedral
Rev. Leslie Braxton, New Beginnings Christian Fellowship, Renton
Rev. Monica Corsaro, Director of Social Justice Ministries, the Church Council of Greater Seattle
Rabbi Ted Falcon, Ph.D., Bet Alef Meditative Synagogue
Michelle Levey, Author and Teacher of Buddhist Dharma Practices, WisdomatWork.com
Pastor Don Mackenzie, Ph.D., Minister in the United Church of Christ
Sheikh Jamal Rahman, Muslim Sufi Minister, Interfaith Community Church
6:30 p.m. Doors open, sponsors exhibit tables open
6:50- 7:20 pm Ancient Sounds meditative music
7:30-9:00 p.m. Program
9:00 p.m. Exhibits remain open
Free tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/81304 or call 800/838-3006.
There is no charge for this event; however there will be an opportunity during the program to make a free-will offering to help defray the cost.
Questions? Contact: Richard Hodgin
Faith-Inspired Alliance for Healthcare Reform
This event is presented by the Faith-Inspired Alliance for Health Care Reform in order to create a platform and space where the voices of local leaders in the faith-based community can be heard. We hope this event will lend one significant, thoughtful and faithful voice in a rising chorus of voices heard across the country, demanding a change in our broken health care insurance and delivery systems.
No age restrictions.
Street parking and near by parkings lots.
Discounted parking at Washington State Convention & Trade Center, Main Garage see link for instructions: