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INTERFAITH SERVICE TO ADDRESS THE RISING CLIMATE OF HATE IN AMERICA TO FEATURE REV. AL SHARPTON, NEW YORK GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO, FATHER BRIAN MCWEENEY, RABBI JOSEPH POTASNIK & OTHERS AT THE RIVERSIDE CHURCH

Mar 30, 2017

For Immediate Release
March 30, 2017
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Rachel Noerdlinger rnoerdlinger@mercuryllc.com

Jessica Kosmider jkosmider@mercurllc.com

Ross Adair radair@mercuryllc.com

 

 

INTERFAITH SERVICE TO ADDRESS THE RISING CLIMATE OF HATE IN AMERICA TO FEATURE REV. AL SHARPTON,  NEW YORK GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO, FATHER BRIAN MCWEENEY, RABBI JOSEPH POTASNIK & OTHERS AT THE RIVERSIDE CHURCH

 

On the 49th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ecumenical Leaders to Address the Rampant Hate Permeating America at the Historic Church Where Dr. King Delivered Famous “Beyond Vietnam” Speech in 1967

 

WHO:

Rev. Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network; New York Governor Andrew Cuomo; Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, Executive Vice President of the New York Board of Rabbis; Father Brian McWeeney, Director of Ecumenical Affairs and Inter-Religious Activities for the Archdiocese of New York; Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, Riverside Church; George Gresham, President of 1199 SEIU

 

WHAT:

Interfaith Service Against Hate

 

WHERE:

The Riverside Church 490 Riverside Drive, NY, NY 10027

 

WHEN:

Sunday, April 2, 2017 – 3p.m.

 

BACKGROUND:

On Sunday, April 2, on the eve of the 49th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s memorable “Beyond Vietnam” speech at the Riverside Church, Rev. Al Sharpton, Governor Andrew Cuomo, and other leaders, along with special guests will come together to address the rising climate of hate in New York and beyond.