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Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC – 2022 Human Relations Event

Alvin Brooks, Carrie and Matt Condon, Peggy and Terry Dunn, Don Hall, Jr., and Marny and John Sherman served as the co-chairmen for the Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC’s Human Relations Event, “Bridges to Justice,” on November 18th. The Reverend Thomas B. Curran, S.J., was honored with the 2021 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award. The evening began with remarks from Gary Wolf, board president. Rabbi Alan Londy led a panel discussion with Bridgette Barry, LC Coldiron, Zander Haddad, Alexandra Moss, Shaili Patel, and Michael Sitti, Rockhurst University students. The closing speaker was James Uhlmann, grandson of the late Henry W. Bloch.  

The Reverend Thomas B. Curran, S.J., honoree; with Mayor Quinton Lucas


Sarah Markowitz and Gavriela Geller, both with JCRB|AJC


Bridgette Barry, LC Coldiron, Michael Sitti, and Alexandra Moss, Rockhurst University student panelists; the Reverend Thomas B. Curran, S.J., honoree; and Zander Haddad and Shaili Patel, Rockhurst University student panelists


Carrie Brooks-Brown and Alvin Brooks, co-chairman


The Reverend Thomas B. Curran, S.J., honoree; with Rabbi Alan Londy, New Reform Temple


Read more in the February 5, 2022 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Brian Turner


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