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28th Annual IACO Main Event

Updated: Aug 19, 2020

IACO is partnering with the Puffin Foundation West, Ltd., Religions for Peace, USA, Ohio Council of Churches, The Multifaith Council of Northwest Ohio, Interfaith Forum of Greater Dayton, The Akron Area Interfaith Council, and EquaSion to bring you our 28th Annual Main Event - From the Broken Community to the Beloved Community: The Subversive Promise of Other Centered Faith, with keynote speaker, Rev. Dr. Jack Sullivan, Jr., Executive Director of the Ohio Council of Churches.

Join us on Sunday, August 23 at 4:00 pm ET as we explore the concept of the Beloved Community and how the interfaith community can be enriched by the promise of "other" centered faith.

The Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Renewal is a long-standing initiative focused on addressing the plight of poor people in American society.

In 1968, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and many others called for a “revolution of values” in America. They sought to build a broad, fusion movement that could unite poor and impacted communities across the country. Their name, The Poor People’s Campaign, was a direct cry from the underside of history.

Jack Sullivan, Jr.

"Pastor Jack," as he is known informally and personally, is an ordained minister in the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ in the US and Canada. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Sullivan is an internationally renowned preacher and speaker, justice advocate, ecumenist, journalist, and death penalty abolitionist. In recognition of his work to stop executions, Dr. Sullivan was given the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Social Justice by the State of Ohio’s Dr. MLK, Jr. Holiday Commission.

To register to attend please REGISTER HERE

We are accepting free will donations to support this event. If you would like to donate via IACO PayPal Me (IACOgive) click DONATE HERE

If your organization would like to sponsor or you have additional questions, please email We hope you will attend what is sure to be an enlightening and amazing event!

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