TIAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES
February 18, 2016
Covenant United Methodist Church
Present: Dayle Bird, Alomoa Cason, Becky Elwell, Caroline Garman, Trish Goodman, Gratia L’Esperance, Elaine Johnson, Neil Jaschik, Heide Parreno, William Spilly, Gil Strother, Barry Swan, Gordon Webster, Gaynelle Wethers, George Payne.
Guest: Rashid Muhammed
Reflection - Gaynelle Wethers
Speaker - Rashid Muhammed - ISLAMOPHOBIA - Islam is a monolithic religion with diverse Muslim groups. The same biases from others toward them as other groups. Same Hate but different target.
Treasurer Report - Dayle Bird
- Donation $50 to Rochester American Indian Culture Center in honor of Virginia Fifield for speaking to us about The American Indian
- Donation$100 to Global Citizenship Conference
RocACTS is to have a Board Retreat at the Dugan Center at St. Mary’s
Melody Cofield to be asked to speak on “History of Rochester Riots of 1964” by Heide Parreno
Neil Jaschik informed us that a Gun Violence Forum on April 14, 2016. David Tenet to speak on the Second Amendment. Work to form a coalition continues.
Sr Gratia: Voter Alliance Voter Registration volunteer training to be on May 10 at the Center of Disability Rights on State Street
Annual Meeting June 12, 2016 at the Shults Center on Nazareth Campus 3:00pm.
Topic to be determined.