First Amendment Week: A Day with Dr. Eboo Patel

As part of the 13th annual First Amendment Week at Loyola Marymount University, the Los Angeles Loyolan, ASLMU and Ethnic & Intercultural Services are co-sponsoring a day of interfaith dialogue with Dr. Eboo Patel.

Dr. Patel, the founder of Interfaith Youth Core in Chicago, will participate in three breakout sessions on Wednesday, February 25. All sessions are free and open to the public but require RSVP. The themes include:

Session 1: From Diversity to Interfaith Cooperation: The Role of Interfaith Work in the Intercultural Landscape. Joined by Student Affairs. | 11am-12:30pm at The Marymount Institute.

Session 2: What is Our Role in Creating a Culture of Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation? Joined by Campus Religious Leaders. | 12:30-2:00pm in Malone 112.

Session 3: How Can We Bring the Vision of the IFYC and the Better Together Campaign to LMU? Joined by Student leaders / Interfaith Student Leaders. | 2:30-4:00pm at The Hill.

Click here to RSVP to any of all of the sessions.

Following the open sessions, Dr. Patel will give a keynote address at 6:00pm at St. Robert’s Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public and does not require an RSVP.

In addition to leading the Interfaith Youth Core, Dr. Patel has served as a member of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships. He is also the award-winning author of Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America.