Sanctuary Stories Lecture

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Presented by Takoma Park Arts at Takoma Park Community Center, Takoma Park MD

Jun 07, 2018

Sanctuary Stories Lecture

Anthropology researcher and human rights activist, Linda Rabben, will explore stories of sanctuary throughout history, including the Underground Railroad, the Kindertransport rescue effort of Jewish children before World War II, and more.

Sanctuary is an ancient practice honored in many societies and religious traditions. Stories of giving and seeking sanctuary can inspire people to give refuge to strangers in our own community. Linda Rabben will explore stories of sanctuary throughout history, including the Underground Railroad, the Kindertransport rescue effort of Jewish children before World War II, Holocaust rescues, and the 1980s Sanctuary Movement. She also will analyze the current political debate over sanctuary cities,

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