Dr. Mahmoud El-Kati

Dr. Mahmoud El-Kati

Mahmoud El-Kati is a lecturer, writer, and commentator on the African American experience. He is an advocate of building ones humanity through the understanding of their culture, history and community. He currently lives in the Rondo neighborhood, St. Paul’s historic Black community, and teaches Amer College. El-Kati has written

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ESL Outreach & Ministry Models

Mike Neterer. A high priority for most new immigrants is to learn English. There are many examples of churches providing classes or tutoring programs. Mike Neterer will identify different models and various resources for ESL outreach and ministry, and share lessons from his ten years of experience

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Our Somali Neighbors

Sherry Mohamed. Join us to learn about our Somali neighbors. The workshop will engage how to understand their culture and how to create environments that allow friendship building between the Somali community and the church.

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Befriending World-Changers at Your University

Befriending World-Changers at Your University

Janee Wells and Rev. John Hutton. Foreign students and scholars not only have been singled out to receive coveted admission to western universities, but they are open to hear new ideas and poised to be leaders at their next destination.

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An Exercise in Cultural Competency and Exclusion

An Exercise in Cultural Competency and Exclusion

Rev. Shawn Moore. A participatory environment where Rev. Moore walks participants through a cultural exercise that examines cultural norms, why culture norms are important, and how excluding someone else’s cultural norms can be quite easy despite one having a high level of cultural competency.

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Immigration Reform Explained

Immigration Reform Explained

Rev. Alex Mandes. The shape of comprehensive immigration reform is becoming more clear and advocates remain hopeful that legislation will soon be passed by Congress. Alex Mandes has been closely involved with the evangelical movement to pass CIR and will discuss what we currently anticipate immigration reform

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Lo Básico de las leyes de Inmigración

Lo Básico de las leyes de Inmigración

Colleen Beebe. Este taller es interactivo que proporcionará a los participantes una visión general de las leyes de inmigración, como se aplican, y los términos de inmigración comunes. El taller también abordará algunos de los mitos más comunes sobre la inmigración y los inmigrantes.

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Immigration Basics

Immigration Basics

Colleen Beebe. Confused about Immigration Law? This dynamic workshop will address the common myths about immigration and immigrants.

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General Information for Workshops

Beginning at 11:00am, 50 minute workshops will focus on basic cross cultural skills, how-to & practical hands-on ministry ideas, and an inside look at cultural group profiles and leadership opportunities.

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