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Workshop: Turning Strangers to Neighbors
July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North Carolina and Guilford County have experienced rapid demographic shifts over the last decade, bringing tremendous new ethnic, cultural and religious diversity to every community. FaithAction Stranger to Neighbor workshop will help your nonprofit build a greater understanding and trust with your newest immigrant neighbors toward more inclusive, united workplace and community.
Workshop is free for Consortium member organizations but lunch may be purchased separately.
Presenter: David Fraccaro, FaithAction International House
David Fraccaro is the Executive Director of FaithAction International House, a nonprofit in downtown Greensboro with the mission of serving thousands of new immigrants, while educating and connecting our diverse community across lines of culture and faith – turning strangers into neighbors! Prior to coming to Greensboro, David worked as an immigration specialist with the Interfaith Youth Core in Chicago, educating students and faith communities throughout the United States on immigration issues. David has also worked for the National Council of Churches, and the Riverside Church in New York City as Coordinator for Sojourners Visitation Ministry with Detained Immigrants and Asylum Seekers, the group the inspired the independent movie, The Visitor. Rev. Fraccaro is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, and has been a human rights volunteer for the UCC in Bolivia, Kenya and East Timor, and with the United Nations. His blogs and editorials have been featured in the Washington Post, New American Media, and the News and Record, and his work has been featured in Sojourners Magazine and the Associated Press. David is a graduate of Union Theological Seminary (Masters of Divinity) and Columbia University (Masters of Human Rights). Prior to graduate school, David worked as an actor and singer performing in theaters across the United States.
330 S. Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 US + Google Map