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Nat’l Council of Churches leader touring US to speak  on prospects for peace In PH

Snap Mabanta of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines-NCCP is on a US speaking tour ito shed light on prospects for a just and lasting peace in the Philippines under President Marcos Jr. CONTRIBUTED

Snap Mabanta of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines-NCCP is on a US speaking tour ito shed light on prospects for a just and lasting peace in the Philippines under President Marcos Jr. CONTRIBUTED

CHICAGO – Snap Mabanta of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines-NCCP is on a US speaking tour including a stop in this city on July 19-20, to shed light on prospects for a just and lasting peace in the Philippines under the Marcos Jr. administration and amidst a guerrilla war that has gone on for over 50 years.

Community organizations in Chicagoland are helping Mabanta speak about the work of Philippine churches for human rights, social justice and genuine democracy.

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Mabanta is also with the Philippine Interfaith Against Human Trafficking, an alliance formed by the Roman Catholic Church and evangelical and protestant churches in the Philippines that are also working against sexual exploitation of children.

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Her tour is organized by the Presbyterian Church USA-PCUSA and the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines-ICHRP US Chapter.

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She was in Los Angeles July 6-7, San Francisco July 8-9, and New York July 10-11 to speak to the churches, the Filipino American community, and human rights groups advocating for social justice in the Philippines.

She was in Washington DC (July 12-16), Philadelphia (July 17-18) and Chicago (July 19-20).

In Chicago and the suburb, she will be speaking first at Grace Episcopal Church at 637 S. Dearborn Street Chicago at 6 p.m. on July 19.

Her second speaking engagement is at Central United Methodist Church at 8237 Kenton Avenue, Skokie on July 20 at 10 a.m..

The third event is at University of Illinois at Chicago-UIC in the Asian American Resource and Cultural Center-AARCC at 723 W Maxwell Street on July 20 at 6 p.m.

For RSVP email [email protected] or message 312-532-2940.

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