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Sunday, June 9 • 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Fighting hunger in a world of plenty - a grassroots approach

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Join Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Service, to learn about the politics behind the global hunger crisis. Speaking from her own experiences in the developing world and on Capitol Hill, Ruth will propose how we can influence our government to address the root causes of hunger and poverty and put an end to the world's growing hunger problem from the ground up. Sharing the words of dedicated volunteers, students, community leaders and skilled professionals, Ruth will tell of the enormous transformative impact we can make as global citizens working to ensure lasting social justice.


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Ruth Messinger

Ruth W. Messinger is president of American Jewish World Service (AJWS), the leading Jewish organization working to promote human rights and end poverty in the developing world. Ruth assumed this role in 1998, following a 20-year career in public service in New York City. As a leader in the interfaith human rights arena, she currently serves on the Obama administration’s Working Group on Religion and Foreign Policy. Ruth frequently speaks... Read More →


Sunday June 9, 2013 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Scientia Building Tyree Room

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