January 14 Omaha Table Talk: Women & Wisdom: Social Justice in the Pages of The Saint John's Bible
5-7:30 pm


Joslyn is pleased to host Inclusive Communities, and program partner Tri-Faith Initiative for an Omaha Table Talk ("uncomfortable conversations over comfort food") inspired by the exhibition Word and Image: The Saint John's Bible.

Guests may explore the exhibition free of charge and then enjoy a light meal and panel discussion, moderated by Ferial Pearson, Ph.D., Teacher Education, University of Nebraska Omaha. Topics will include the role of women in faith communities. Attendees will be encouraged to participate in facilitated small-group dialogue.

Amanda Ryan
, Program Director, Tri-Faith Initiative

Ferial Pearson, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Teacher Education at the University of Nebraska, Omaha (UNO).

Rev. Dr. Chris Alexander is Associate Minister and the Director for the Center of Faith Studies at Omaha's Countryside Community Church. Countryside is the Christian partner in the Tri-Faith Initiative.

Uroosa Jawed, Development Director for KANEKO, has worked in philanthropy for over a decade, focusing on transformative projects such as revitalization of the Ruins at Holliday Park in Indianapolis, social and economic empowerment of youth through Indiana Black Expo, and most recently advocating for pluralism and empathy building at the Tri-Faith Initiative. 

Now celebrating 80 years of service to the heartland, Inclusive Communities confronts prejudice, bigotry, and discrimination, providing education and advocacy related to the topics of diversity and inclusion.

Free and open to the public; light meal provided; reservation required. Registration opens two weeks prior to the event at www.inclusive-communities.org. Questions? Please contact info@inclusive-communities.org or call (402) 391-4460.