Mayor Ras J. Baraka has scheduled a press conference to oppose Anti-Muslim Rhetoric and Violence on Monday, February 1, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. The Muslim, Christian, and Jewish clergy leaders will speak out against nationwide incidents that have spurred within communities at 920 Broad Street, Newark, NJ, First Floor Rotunda Building.
Newark, NJ -- Mayor's Office of Clergy Affairs Aide Rev. Louise Scott-Rountree, Imams Council of Newark President Daud Haqq, Abyssinian Baptist Church Pastor Reverend Dr. Perry Simmons, and Congregation Ahavas Sholom Rabbi Simon Rosenbach will host a press conference to speak out against the nationwide wave of anti-Muslim rhetoric and violence on Monday, February 1, at 10:30 a.m. at City Hall, in the First Floor Rotunda. City Hall is located at 920 Broad Street.
The clergy leaders, representing the faiths of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, will oppose the wave of anti-Muslim rhetoric and acts of violence that have been impacting the entire nation, under the theme: "One Community. One Life. One Human Spirit." The clergy members will call for Newark residents to unite in this campaign to oppose divisiveness and support diversity and unity.