Peoria on Faith


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Lilly Ledbetter to speak at BU

A well-known women’s rights activist is speaking at Bradley University Tuesday to talk about her fight for equal pay.  Lilly Ledbetter is speaking at the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center.  Her pay-discrimination case led to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009.  The event is free and open to the public. 

Peoria on Faith: Multiculturalism in the Peoria faith community

Today, we’re looking at the role of multiculturalism in the Peoria faith community. First, we’ll talk with Imam Kamil Mufti of the Islamic Foundation of Peoria, which serves Muslims from a variety of cultural backgrounds. We’ll hear from Katie Crenshaw, from the Peoria Baha’i Center, to learn about how multiculturalism is woven into the fabric of the Baha’I faith. And we’ll get perspectives on the Latino community in the Catholic church from a nun, and a Catholic immigrant from Ecuador.

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