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An Evening of Remembrance and Healing

June 16, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-8

Several community groups and leaders will convene a gathering of remembrance and healing in response to the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Florida.

The developing list of sponsors for the evening includes:
• The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach
• Belmont Heights United Methodist Church
• South Coast Interfaith Council (SCIC)
• The Office of 3rd District City Councilwoman Suzie Price
• Temple Israel, Long Beach CA
• First Congregational Church of Long Beach, United Church of Christ

The developing list of confirmed speakers includes:
• Porter Gilberg, Executive Director, The Center
• Councilwoman Suzie Price
• Associate Minister John Forrest Douglas, First Congregational Church
• Ed Green, President, South Coast Interfaith Council
• Office of Congressman Alan Lowenthal
• Rabbi Steven Moskowitz, Temple Israel
• Cantor Sara Hass, Temple Israel

***ASL interpretation will be available.

The evening will include both expressions of remembrance for those who died in one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history and expressions of healing through the language of prayer, music, and call to action. “Numbed silence in the face of such a tragedy is not an option,” said Rabbi Moskowitz. “We need to remember the fallen, heal the injured and traumatized, and strengthen the building of communities based on love, pride of diversity, and compassion.”

Details

Date:
June 16, 2016
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-8

Organizer

The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach
Phone:
(562) 434-4455
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/CenterLB

Venue

Temple Israel, Long Beach CA
269 Loma Ave
Long Beach, CA 90803 United States
Phone:
(562) 434-0996
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