THEN & NOW:
Civil Liberties and Interfaith Relations Ten Years After 9/11


A Community-wide Gathering for Reflection and Remembrance featuring civil rights attorney and writer Sahar Aziz

Sunday, September 11, 2011
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Witherspoon Concert Hall
at the Joslyn Art Museum
2200 Dodge Street

This program is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

Join with fellow community members on the tenth anniversary of September 11th to remember this tragic event and to reflect on its impact on religious and ethnic relations in our community and country.  Esteemed civil rights attorney and writer Sahar Aziz will share her insights on the delicate balance between national security and civil liberties in our post-9/11 America and will offer thoughts on what the next ten years may hold.

Sahar Aziz is an associate professor of law at Texas Wesleyan School of Law and frequently writes about national security and civil rights issues for a variety of media sites including CNN.com, Huffington Post, altmuslim, and the Houston Chronicle.  She has served as a senior policy advisor at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

You may pre-register online at 911omaha.eventbrite.com or in person at Countryside Community Church, 8787 Pacific Street. 

For additional reflection or discussion, check out Project Interfaith's 9/11 Discussion Guide at www.projectinterfaith.org or www.countrysideucc.org.

If you have any questions, please contact Project Interfaith at info@projectinterfaith.org or call (402) 933-4647(402) 933-4647.

Presented by Project Interfaith and the Center for Faith Studies at Countryside Community Church

     The following resources are provided to encourage helpful, meaningful conversation as individuals contemplate the 10th Anniversary of September 11th.

  TANENBAUM ORGANIZATION CONVERSATION QUESTIONS
For Houses of Worship

For Educators
For Students
For Workplaces

            TANENBAUM ORGANIZATION CONVERSATION GUIDELINES
For Schools & Academic Settings
For Workplaces

            ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE
       Committing to Respect PDF

Co-sponsored by:

The American Institute of Islamic Studies and Culture, Creighton University School of Law, ELCA Nebraska Synod, Kripke Center for the Study of Religion and Society at Creighton University, Unity of Omaha, Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska, the Anti-Defamation League Plains States Region, Cotner College Educational Ministries, Tri-Faith Initiative, First United Methodist Church, the Nebraska Humanities Council, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, Second Unitarian Church of Omaha, Tinh Tam, the University of Nebraska at Omaha Religious Studies Program, the University of Nebraska at Omaha Islamic Studies Program, the Social Justice and Peacemaking Committee of the Missouri River Valley Presbytery, and First Christian Church