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Race Matters: Faith & Philanthropy in the African American Community

By October 8, 2018No Comments

Tuesday, November 6
7-9 p.m.

Christian Theological Seminary—Shelton Auditorium
1000 W. 42nd St.
IndyGo: 18 & 28
317-278-8998 or [email protected]


Lake Distinguished Visitor Panel presented by Lake Institute on Faith and Giving, Christian Theological Seminary, and Mays Family Institute on Diverse Philanthropy at the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

Explore the intersections of faith, race, and philanthropy with panelists Starsky Wilson, Brad Braxton, and Aimée Laramore.

Featured panelist Starsky Wilson has led congregational activism through his work at Saint John’s Church in St. Louis, including leadership on the Ferguson Commission. Similarly, Brad Braxton, Director of the Center for the Study of African American Religious Life at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, is committed to courageous social justice activism and compassionate interfaith collaboration. Aimée Laramore serves as Philanthropic Strategist for the first PhD program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric at Christian Theological Seminary. All three panelists are experienced religious leaders who have navigated the work of philanthropy and social justice in their communities. Hear their stories and learn from their insights.

Free parking available throughout the CTS campus.

Walk-ins welcome. RSVPs encouraged by Nov. 5.