THE FAITH & POLITICS INSTITUTE and THE FETZER INSTITUTE invite you to
DEEPENING THE AMERICAN DREAM
Reception - 5:30
Program - 6:00 pm
The Deepening the American Dream Lecture series offers reflections on the spiritual meaning of being American in today’s world from some of our most respected thinkers. Begun in 1999, the essays in this series explore the relationship between the inner life of spirit and the outer life of service.
HONORARY CO-HOSTS: Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA).
Ocean Robbins is the founder and director of YES! and coauthor of Choices for Our Future: A Generation Rising for Life on Earth. His essay for the Deepening the American Dream Series is entitled: The Power of Partnership: Building Healing Bridges Across History Divides. In this essay he writes of his experiences in meeting and working with people from diverse backgrounds and countries, and how, even in times of conflict, they have built bridges of friendship and understanding.