Tri-Faith Leader Spotlight: Dr. Ali Khan, Tri-Faith Board Chair and Dean of the College of Public Health at UNMC

by Tri-Faith Initiative Contact

Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Part of Tri-Faith’s Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Conversation Series

Thursday, May 28

12:00 pm CST

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Join Tri-Faith for this special conversation with Dr. Ali Khan. Dr. Khan is an epidemiologist, Dean of the College of Public Health at UNMC, and author of The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind’s Gravest Dangers (2016). Dr. Khan’s passion for public health and social justice drives his service to communities, and we are proud to have him serve as our Board Chair.

Read more about Dr. Khan’s life and work: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/05/11/why-werent-we-ready-for-the-coronavirus

Tri-Faith Initiative’s Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Conversation Series takes place every Thursday at 12:00 pm CST via Zoom.

About the organization

The Tri-Faith Initiative is a unique and ambitious project in the field of interfaith relations in design, scale, and scope. It brings together into permanent residency a synagogue, church, mosque, and interfaith center on one 38-acre campus in the middle of America’s heartland. By its very model it challenges people of faith and goodwill to be conscious and proactive about the assets of faith in civil life in a religiously pluralistic society. The Tri-Faith Initiative aims to create a more inclusive culture in which religious pluralism is socially normative. The Tri-Faith Initiative is made up of three Abrahamic faith groups who have chosen to be in relationship together as neighbors on one campus, committed to practicing respect, acceptance and trust. Our three members are of the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic faiths: Temple Israel, Countryside Community Church (UCC), and The American Muslim Institute.


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