January 31, 2013
Iliff on the Road: Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice, Prof. Miguel De La Torre, CA
Description: Miguel De La Torre, professor of social ethics, is a plenary speaker at the Clergy and Laity United For Economic (CLUE) Justice Conference in California. CLUE-CA a new organization that aims to end low-wage poverty in California by building a faith-rooted movement for economic justice throughout the state. In the recognition that economic justice is a human rights issue, the organization actively supports the intertwined issues of civil rights and immigrant rights. Drawing upon the unique resources of faith traditions, CLUE-CA provides a moral framework for the economic debate, empowers workers, and engages clergy and congregations in economic justice campaigns.
Date: Jan. 31
Location: Oakland, CA