You are invited and encouraged to attend any and all of the events below!  Most events are free. And join the faith conversation on social media using the hashtag: #Dem16Faith 

Sunday, July 24: 

2:00-3:30 PM

Stronger Together: In Pursuit of Love and Kindness (interfaith gathering) 

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Michael A. Nutter Theatre

6:00 - 9:00 PM

Countering Islamophobia: A Town Hall Meeting  

Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street

 

Monday, July 25: 

10:00 AM 

Council on American-Islamic Relations Press Conference

Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

Muslim American Delegates Welcome Lunch: "Muslims, Social Justice, and Political Engagement" ($40.00)

Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street

1:00-3:00 PM

Faith Council Meeting #1 Rules of Engagement: Motivating Souls to Turnout, Messaging What's at Stake

Philadelphia Convention Center, Room 118A

Panelists: Michael Ware, Rev. Dr. Derrick Harkins, Rev. Dr. Zina Pierre

Benediction: Rev. Fr. Symeonides Nathanae

6:30-8:30 PM 

Repairers of the Breach Revival: Time for a Moral Revolution of Values

Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street

 

Tuesday, July 26: 

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Lunch, Reception, and Book Signing with Dr. Denise Spellberg ($65.00) 

City Hall, Room 401, 1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard

1:00-3:00 PM

Mend the Gap" Nuns on the Bus Talk Wealth and Income Inequality

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 201B

9:00 PM - 2:00 AM

Ahlan Wa Sahlan Philly: An Arab American Block Party 

The Singing Fountain at E. Passyunk Avenue and Tasker Street

 

Wednesday, July 27:

8:30-10:00 AM

Working for the Common Good and Challenging Anti-Muslim Rhetoric (breakfast) 

The Logan Hotel, 1 Logan Square

1:00-2:30 PM

Civil Rights and Civil Liberties in a Climate of Suspicion 

National Constitution Center at Independence Mall, 525 Arch Street

1:00-3:00 PM

Mend the Gap: Nuns on the Bus Talk Wealth and Income Inequality

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 201B

2:00-4:00 PM

Faith Council Meeting #2 Love Trumps Hate: Messaging Our Values

Philadelphia Convention Center, Room 121ABC

Opening Invocation: Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum

Ecumenical Remarks: Dr. Cynthia Hale

Remarks: Congressman Xavier Becerra

Introduction of Ecumenical Leaders: Eric Sapp

Ecumenical Leaders Remarks: Rev. Deb Fikes, Bishop Rudolph McKissick, Jr., Rev. Luis Cortes, Rev. David Beckmann

Panel: Love Trumps Hate: Messaging Our Values

Panelists: Sr. Simone Campbell, Executive Director of Nuns on the Bus; Rev. Ron Stief, Executive Director of National Religious Campaign Against Torture; Imam Musri, President of the Islamic Society of Central Florida and American Islam; Rev. Michael McBride; Rev.  Dr. Betty Clark

Benediction: Rev. Jose Roman

3:00-4:30 PM

The Untenable Status Quo: U.S. Policy Options for Palestine/Israel

National Constitution Center at Independence Mall, 525 Arch Street

 

Thursday, July 28: 

8:30 AM

Roman Catholic Mass

Old St. Joseph's Church, 321 Willings Alley

11:30 AM-2:00 PM

Muslim American Delegates Luncheon

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 204A

12:30-2:00 PM

Faith: An Enduring Element for Movement Building (panel hosted by Union Theological Seminary) 

1218 Arch Street

1:00-3:00 PM

Mend the Gap: Nuns on the Bus Talk Wealth and Income Inequality

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 201B

 

Friday, July 29:

9:00 AM

Nuns on the Bus Closing Rally

St. Joseph's Preparatory School, 1733 W. Girard Avenue

 

Places to Meet near Convention Center: 

Coffee

  1. Old City Coffee - 1136 Arch Street
  2. Elixr Coffee Roasters - 207 S Sydenham Street

Lunch

  1. Nom Nom Ramen (Asian) 20 S 18th Street
  2. Rangoon Burmese Restaurant (Burmese) 112 N 9th Street
  3. Kabuki Sushi (Sushi/Japanese) 25 N 13th Street
  4. Hershel’s East Side Deli (Sandwiches/Salads) 51 N 12th Street
  5. Panera Bread - 48 N 12th Street

Restaurants

  1. Maggiano’s Little Italy (Italian) 1201 Filbert Street
  2. Bank and Bourbon (American) 1200 Market Street
  3. Smokin’ Betty’s (Barbeque) - 116 S 11th Street
  4. Talula’s Garden (American) - 210 W Washington Square
  5. Zavino (Italian) 112 S 13th Street