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Refugee Stories: In Their Own Voices
47 minutes | May 3, 2018
Episode 7 "Faith Forward: Stronger Together" + Bonus Content: An Imam, A Pastor, and a Dream
What does faith demand of us? What can we gain from meeting those demands? What has gone so wrong and how can faith help us find a solution in the conflicting narrative about refugees, Muslims, and immigrants in general? Meet Faith Forward Dallas, an interfaith coalition in Dallas, Texas providing a model to the world of how we can practice our faith and be stronger together. Guests on this episode: Rabbi Nancy Kasten, Imam Omar Suleiman, Rev. Michael Waters, Linda Abramson Evans, Rev. Andy Stoker, Sedrick N'twali EPISODE SOURCE CREDITS: Special thanks to Julie Silver for use of her song 'Sanctuary' Short Film 'An Imam, a Pastor, and a Dream' produced by Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research Partial interview of SMU engineering graduate Osama al Olabi, whose Syrian parents were detained at DFW Airport and sparked demonstrations in January 2017, obtained from NBC DFW Facebook live video post and included under fair use laws. SPONSORSHIP: Funding for this podcast is provided by Southern Methodist University's Embrey Human Rights Program via their Community Outreach Fellowship. Their website is: http://smu.edu/humanrights/ MEDIA INQUIRIES: For media inquiries, please contact email@example.com. HOST: This podcast is hosted by Human Rights Media at: www.hrtsmedia.com and can be found on iTunes, Stitcher, and TuneIn as well as on most podcast aggregators. New episodes are released monthly through May 2018. Many thanks to the dedicated staff who work tirelessly to help produce this series and make it possible. And for each refugee and expert guest, thank you for your honesty and vulnerability to bring your stories and reliable data to the public. CREDITS: Tiffany Jelke, Producer & Host • SMU Community Outreach Fellow • Michelle Lara, Production Assistant Jen Peacock, Sound editing on Episode 7 Allison Plake, Audio Production Intern Kade Peacock, Sound Technician Dr. Bradley Klein, Associate Director of SMU's Embrey Human Rights Program, is the mentor on this project
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