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Unity Gathering 5/29 (Updated)

The City is partnering with the Islamic Networks Group - ING, faith leaders, local nonprofits, and community members to host a Unity Gathering. Join us in support of the eight pedestrians injured on April 23 and to find ways to heal and strengthen our ties.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Sunnyvale Senior Center

Program to Include:

  • Invocation 
  • Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue
  • Call to Action
  • Cultural Celebration by Local Mosques (Iftar Celebration: Refreshments to be served)

Speakers: 

  • Former Assemblymember Rich Gordon
  • Mayor Larry Klein
  • County Supervisor Joe Simitian 

Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue Featuring: 

  • Richard Konda, Asian Law Alliance
  • Venerable JianHu, Chung Tai Zen Center
  • Samir Kalra, Hindu American Foundation
  • Maha Elgenaidi, Islamic Networks Group
  • Rabbi Amy Eilberg, Faith in Action Bay Area 
  • Reverend George Anne McDonnell, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 
  • Nirvair Singh, Sikh Coalition

Sunnyvale takes pride in the incredible diversity of people who form the rich fabric of our city. We stand in solidarity with our residents and embrace our community of many backgrounds and beliefs. We will continue to define ourselves by openness and acceptance for all. We are heartbroken that hate and fear exist here, and invite you to join us as we find a path forward for our community.

May 14, 2019

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