Congo Town Hall: Investing in Congo’s Future
Featuring Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa
Join Jewish World Watch and the Museum of Tolerance for an evening with Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, and other leading experts on the region on May 14, 2014.
Doors open at 6:30 PM - program will begin promptly at 7:00 PM
The conflict in Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 5.4 million lives and continues to threaten millions more on a daily basis; yet, the Congolese strive for a better future for their country and Congo is brimming with possibilities for constructive partnerships. Congresswoman Bass, a critical voice championing policies to end Congo’s crisis, will lead a discussion about challenges and opportunities facing the country, as well as the vast potential for sustainable economic growth throughout Africa.
THIS IS A TOWN-HALL STYLE EVENT - QUESTIONS WILL BE WELCOMED!
- Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa;
- Naama Haviv, Jewish World Watch
- Pastor Kasereka Kasomo, African Christian Community Church
- Sasha Lezhnev, Enough Project
Cosponsors (in formation): Adat Shalom, Africa Faith and Justice Network, African Christian Community Church, American Jewish World Service, Beth Chayim Chadashim, Temple Beth Am, B'nai David Judea Congregation, B'nai Horin, Craig n'Co, Enough Project, Falling Whistles, Free the Slaves, Ikar, Mercy Corps, Panzi Foundation USA, Temple Isaiah, USC Hillel, United to End Genocide, University Synagogue, Westwood Kehilla