Dedicated volunteers from diverse communities are working together to present this unique conference for the people of greater Los Angeles and the southern California region.
Following are some of the partners who are helping to organize and present
"People of God, Rise Up!"
Kairos USA is a movement of U.S. Christians representing the body of Christ in all its diversity who believe the time is right for decisive action to end the crisis in Israel and Palestine. Its mission is to unify and mobilize American Christians – lay, academic and clergy – to take a prophetic stance for a just peace.
Middle East Peace Task Force,
Southwest California Synod,
Evangelical Lutheran Church of America
The Middle East Peace Task Force organizes educational resources and provides opportunities for advocacy for peace and justice in the Middle East, for the Synod, its congregations and community.
Friends of Sabeel, Los Angeles and Orange County
Friends of Sabeel—North America (FOSNA) is a Christian ecumenical organization working for justice and peace in the Holy Land through nonviolence and education. FOSNA supports the vision of Sabeel, an international peace movement initiated by Palestinian Christians, who seek a just peace as defined by international law and existing United Nations resolutions.
United Methodist Kairos Response (UMKR)
UMKR is an international peace movement in the United Methodist Church responding to the urgent call from Palestinian Christians - in "Kairos Palestine: A Moment of Truth" - for effective action to help end the Israeli occupation and support a just peace in Israel/Palestine.
American Muslims for Palestine
The mission of the American Muslims for Palestine is to educate the public about the just cause of Palestine and the rights of self-determination, liberty and justice. Through providing information, training and networking with like-minded individuals and organizations that support peace, AMP will raise awareness of the issues pertaining to Palestine and its rich cultural heritage.
Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), Los Angeles Chapter
The JVP-LA chapter is part of a national organization that promotes solutions based on universal human rights for both Palestinians and Israelis and resists efforts to silence debate about US- Israeli/Palestinian policy. JVP works in broad coalition with other Jewish, Arab-American, and faith- based peace and social justice organizations.
Episcopal Peace Fellowship, Palestine Israel Network
The Episcopal Peace Fellowship connects Episcopalians who seek a deliberate response to injustice and violence and want to pray, study and take action for justice and peace in our communities, church, and world. The EPF Palestine Israel Network is dedicated to a more robust Episcopal Church witness for justice and peace for our Palestinian and Israeli brothers and sisters, by providing a place for PIN members to collaborate and enabling more effective advocacy.