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Dialogue will address what role faith and community organizations play in rescuing youth


TALLAHASSEE- The role of faith and community organizations in the Tallahassee area in rescuing young people is the topic of Saturday’s Interfaith and Community Forum at the Leon County Human Services Center, 1000 W. Tharpe Street, Tallahassee, on September 10.

Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), the forum is designed to open an interfaith and community dialogue on young people and the challenges they face.

Presenters at the 10 a.m. forum include the following:

“We partnered with DCF and other community organizations and churches because they have their finger on the pulse of what is happening to troubled youth in our community,” said President Smith. “This forum will help us identify ways in which the faith and community organizations can better work together to help rescue these young people,” he added.

LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson says the Church takes a global view when it comes to interfaith and community relations.

“We are all connected, and we have a God-given responsibility to help make life better for those around us,” Nelson said at the 2019 NAACP annual convention. “We don’t have to be alike or look alike to have love for each other. We don’t even have to agree with each other to love each other,” he said.

DCF is part of the Governor’s Faith and Community Initiative, which works to open lines of communication between state agencies and Florida’s faith and community organizations.