Church Women United, an ecumenical women’s gathering, will be meeting on Zoom for their Human Rights Day celebration on September 10th, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The program is centered on the United Nations Human Rights Declaration signed on December 10, 1948, guaranteeing basic human rights for all people. The speaker will be Rev. Shelley Repp, the Executive Director of the NM Dream Center. As a children’s minister, Rev. Repp saw the need to protect adults and children from human trafficking and homelessness and founded the center which is the only one of its kind in NM The program on Zoom will include visuals and breakout groups for additional discussion.
For more info about helping resettle Afghan people in our area, please look at the Lutheran Family Services website.