People of faith are called by that faith

to speak for all children.


October 23, 2010

REGISTER TODAY

2010 ICM "CALL TO ACTION" 

PRAYER DINNER

"A CONVERSATION ABOUT OUR CHILDREN"

 

Thursday, October 28, 2010

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The Temple

1589 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta

 

Help us celebrate 10 years of answering the call for Georgia's children.  On this night, we will pray for children; we will create a meaningful dialogue about children; and we will act on behalf of children.

 

This annual event both inspires support and raises funds

for our grassroots movement for children.  Together, we can ensure the well-being of all of Georgia's children.

 

To register and purchase Prayer Dinner tickets, please go to Call to Action Prayer Dinner.

 

Please call 770-498-2141 or write to info@interfaithchildrensmovement.org with any questions.

 

 

ICM AND GWINNETT STOPP ON WRFG 89.3 AT 7:00 PM TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 20

Tune in and learn about "Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline."  Guests Marlyn Tillman, Co-founder of Gwinnett STOPP and Pamela Perkins, Coordinator of ICM will be interviewed by Joan Baptist on WRFG 89.3FM.

 

SPIRITUAL WITNESS FOR CHILDREN

One of the most important things faith communities can do for children is to pray for them.

 

Every child is a child of God and deserves justice and compassion. Every child deserves our prayers. 

 

ICM encourages every faith community to become a spiritual witness for children. Hold a worship service in your church, synagogue, mosque or temple and invite others to join in praying for the well-being of all children.

ICM Mission and Goals

 

The Interfaith Children's Movement was formed in 2001 as an intentional association of individuals and communities of faith from all religious traditions. 

 

The Interfaith Children's Movement strives to be a voice for all Georgia children, but especially the poor and marginalized whose voices are often unheard.  

 

ICM works closely with Georgia's policy-oriented child advocacy organizations, such as: 

  • Voices for Georgia's Children, 

  • The Barton Child Law and Policy Clinic at Emory University, 

  • Georgia Appleseed, 

  • JUSTGeorgia, 

  • Prevent Child Abuse Georgia and 

  • A Future.Not a Past. (child prostitution prevention).  

These organizations set the agenda for our advocacy work for children.  

ICM's faith community members provide a megaphone to the legislature about what needs to be done for children.

EDUCATION:  DISMANTLING THE SCHOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE SYMPOSIUM SERIES

"100 STORIES IN 100 DAYS"

 

NEXT STOP:  MACON, GA

 

These forums are sponsored by ACET, ACLU of Georgia, Georgia State Conference NAACP, Gwinnett STOPP, and Interfaith Children's Movement

  

Through a series of five regional forums, a strategic plan for statewide action for the dismantling of the "School To Prison Pipeline" (STPP) will be developed. Information obtained through this symposium from key stakeholders; students, parents, education community, legal community, elected representatives, civic community, and faith community groups will form the foundation of a plan that will improve the educati onal environment for Georgia's students. 

 

The next Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline forum is being held Saturday, October 23, at Centenary United Methodist Church, 1290 College Street in Macon, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

SCHEDULE:

October 9th Metro Atlanta (Congressional Districts - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13)

 

October 16th Savannah (Congressional Districts - 1, 12) 

 

October 23rd Macon (Congressional Districts - 2, 8, 12) 

 

October 30th Valdosta (Congressional Districts - 1, 2, 8) 

 

November 6th Dalton (Congressional Districts - 9, 10, 11) 

 

 

JOIN ICM and the effort to improve the well-being of Georgia's children. Make a tax-deductible contribution today.

 

 

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