THE AFTERNOON’S AGENDA
1:30 pm – REGISTRATION STARTS at Zelzah Park: Register and receive Wristband for Festival and Dinner. The park is at 11609 Zelzah Ave. Granada Hills
2:15 pm RALLY Together Again Rally at Zelzah Park with special guest speakers – see below.
3:00 pm MARCH Interfaith Solidarity March – a short 4 block walk from Zelzah Park to Temple Ahavat Shalom
4:00 pm MUSIC Interfaith Music Festival in the Temple’s outdoor amphitheater, featuring:
- Bethel Lutheran
- Sikhs of LA
- H.O.P.E.’s House Christian Ministries
- Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
- St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
- Temple Aliyah + Cantor Mike Stein
- and more . . .
5:30 pm EAT TOGETHER Dinner for everyone provided by Sikhs of LA.
BRING YOUR OWN BANNER
There is ample parking at Zelzah Park, along Rinaldi and at Temple Ahavat Shalom.
BRING YOUR OWN WATER
Because we don’t support bottled water, we will not be providing water.
GUEST SPEAKERS AT THE RALLY
Stephanie Klasky-Gamer leads LA Family Housing with nearly 30 years of experience in social and economic justice work and an in-depth knowledge of housing policy, finance, and development. Stephanie leads this nationally recognized and award-winning organization with oversight of its real estate development and comprehensive homeless services departments. Under her leadership, LA Family Housing has transformed into one of the region’s largest homeless service providers and a premier developer of environmentally sustainable affordable housing in Southern California.
Stephanie is a passionate advocate and is considered an expert in the field of community development, serving in many leadership roles that shape and promote housing and homelessness policy. She currently sits on the Governor’s Council of Regional Homelessness Advisors, the UCLA Ziman Center Affordable Housing Advisory Council, and US Bank’s Advisory Board. Stephanie is active with Women Presidents Organization and was an Affordable Housing Commissioner for the City of Los Angeles for four years. She is the proud graduate of the University of Michigan and earned a Masters in Urban Planning from UCLA. She and her husband are proud parents of three engaged and passionate young adults.
Dr. Loraine Lundquist
Dr. Loraine Lundquist is an educator, scientist, and mom living in Northridge. She serves as a Faculty Associate at the Institute for Sustainability at CSU Northridge, where her research is focused on solutions to our climate crisis. She’s also a consultant to Supervisor Sheila Kuehl in her role on the Air Quality Management District board, working to clean our LA air. Loraine received her Ph.D. in Physics from UC Berkeley and used to be an astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics before shifting her career to climate. Locally, she has served on the West Valley Neighborhood Alliance on Homelessness, the LAUSD Redistricting Commission, and ISN’s own ecojustice committee. She is also a three-time foster parent and advocate for youth aging out of the foster system.