Interfaith Clergy and Community Leaders Call for Love, Unity, and Strength Ahead of Trump's Visit to Ohio State University


December 8, 2016




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Interfaith Clergy and Community Leaders Call for Love, Unity, and Strength Ahead of Trump's Visit to Ohio State University



Columbus, OH -- Ahead of President-elect Donald Trump’s visit to Ohio State University, a prominent coalition of interfaith clergy and community leaders will hold a press conference calling for love, unity, and strength as our nation’s transitions into a new presidential administration.



After a divisive election season and the recent violent incident at Ohio State University, religious and community leaders in Ohio remain dedicated to forging a united and inclusive America.



As we approach a new moment in our nation’s history, religious and community leaders will urge President-elect Trump to reject bigotry and embrace unity and inclusion for all Americans, no matter their immigration status, race, color, creed, religious background, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.



What: Press Conference




Horsed Nooh, Outreach Director, Somali Islamic Centers of Ohio

Pastor Rev. Patricia Wagner, Maynard Avenue United Methodist Church

Jennifer Nimer, Legal Director, The Council on American-Islamic Relations-Ohio (CAIR-Ohio)

Imran Malik, President, Executive Council, Noor Islamic and Cultural Center

Angie Plummer, Director, Community Refugee and Immigration Services

Rev. Rebecca Tollefson, President, Ohio Council of Churches

Rabbi Rick Kelner, Senior Rabbi, Congregation Beth Tikvah



When: Thursday, December 8, 2016, 2:00 PM


Where: At the intersection of N. High St. and E. 15th Ave., Columbus, OH




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