Congressman Tonko and Regional Leaders Explore Reconciliation as a Key to Societal Healing
Congressman Paul Tonko; Times Union Editor Rex Smith; Rabbi Linda Motzkin and Dr. Mussarat Chaudhry, members of the new Capital District Chapter of the Sisterhood of Salaam/Shalom, a grassroots organization bringing together Muslim and Jewish women, will explore ways to heal current societal rifts on Wednesday, April 19th from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio, 339 Central Avenue, Albany.
This program was developed by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government of SUNY and will be led by Robert Bullock, Senior Advisor for External Affairs for the Institute.
This program is part of a month-long Capital Region-wide series of events, organized by Albany Pro Musica, which will culminate in the chorus’s performance of Karl Jenkins’ “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace”May 6, at 7:30 at EMPAC. This iconic choral/orchestral work outlines the growing menace of war, interspersed with moments of reflection, and ends with the hope for peace.
See www.albanypromusica.org/armed_man for details of all Special Programs and May 6th Concert.