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Immigration Reform, Human Trafficking, and Climate Change: What Is The Connection And Why They Are Moral Issues For People Of Faith

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Davis Auditorium, Schapiro CEPSR Building

The Center for the Study of Science and Religion Presents, "Immigration Reform, Human Trafficking, and Climate Change: What Is The Connection And Why They Are Moral Issues For People Of Faith" with Patrick Carolan.

Patrick Carolan is the executive director of the Franciscan Action Network (www.franciscanaction.org), an ecumenical organization that promotes social and organizational justice. Before coming to FAN, Carolan worked in church ministry at St. James Catholic Church in Stratford. Carolan has been involved for many years in organizing faith-based communities around social justice issues. He serves as an Ambassador and spokesperson for the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change. He helped start the National Partnership for Climate Solutions and is a frequent speaker on the faith perspective of caring for creation and ecological justice. He has also helped organize the Fast4families, a hunger fast for immigration reform in which he joined many others in a water-only hunger fast for 13 days on the Washington D.C. Mall.