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Fishbowl Discussion: Economic Inequality & Racism

by | Nov 20, 2020 | Billie's Blog

Recent months have brought renewed attention to the racial inequalities that have long existed in the United States. Discrimination and prejudice are still very much in evidence in contemporary society. At the same time, economic inequality continues to increase to unprecedented levels, exacerbated by the financial crisis of the pandemic. What is the relationship between these trends? How do our faith traditions respond? Are there solutions to these divisive and destructive patterns?

Join a team of panelists for an online “Fishbowl” discussion of these issues on Tuesday, December 1, at 7:00 PM. This event is offered by the Conference Task Force on Economic Inequality.

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Billie K. Fidlin

Billie K. Fidlin is the Director of Outreach & Justice for the Desert Southwest Conference. She is a graduate of Western Michigan University and attended Claremont School of Theology for religious studies. Ms. Fidlin currently serves as the President of the Arizona Faith Network in her second term. She is President & Founder of Whisper n Thunder Inc., and sits on various boards including the Justa Center and the Phoenix Police Department's Faith Advisory Council. Her awards include the UM Foundation for Evangelism 2004 Distinguished Evangelist; 2016 Church Women United / United Nations Human Rights Award; 2018 Servant Leader Award AZ Faith Network; 2022 Southern Poverty Law Center Certificate of Recognition; and 2022-23 Class of Who's Who in America.

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