SOURCE: North Park University

North Park University

March 22, 2010 15:57 ET

North Park University Presents 4Days4Justice on April 14-17

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - March 22, 2010) -  North Park University announced today that it will hold a series of lectures, discussions, worship events, workshops, and training sessions Wednesday, April 14 though Saturday, April 17 with the theme "4days4justice." The program is an opportunity to engage in dialogue on the theory and practice of justice with professors, pastors and criminal justice practitioners.

Sessions and speakers include:

  • First Nations worship service with Richard Twiss, Wiconi International -- Wednesday, April 14, 5-7 p.m.
  • Andrea Smith (UC Riverside) on the Nonprofit Industrial Complex -- Wednesday, April 14, 7-8 p.m.
  • Peter Heltzel (New York Theological Seminary) on Race and Justice -- Thursday, April 15, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Mimi Haddad (Christians for Biblical Equality) on Gender and Justice -- Thursday, April 15, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Terry LeBlanc (North American Institute of Indigenous Theological Studies ) and Lisa Sharon Harper (New York Faith and Justice) on Environmental Justice -- Thursday, April 15, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

For more information, including complete agenda, campus map and parking information, and to register online, please visit: www.northpark.edu/4days4justice. General admission in advance is $20, student admission is $10, and admission at the door is $25. 

About North Park University
Located in Chicago, North Park University is a Christian comprehensive university that serves nearly 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students of all faiths and diverse multicultural backgrounds from around the country and the world. North Park offers a values-based education to students through more than 30 undergraduate majors and an adult degree-completion program, as well as graduate and continuing education in business, nonprofit management, nursing, education, music, and theology. By integrating faith with learning and service -- as it has done since its founding in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church -- North Park University continues to focus on the important task of preparing students for lives of significance and service. More information is available at www.northpark.edu.

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