Join us for lunch and hear from visiting speaker Rais Bhuiyan about the regenerative power of forgiveness and how this concept can be incorporated into anyone’s life. Following lunch, attend the LCC Civic Engagement Fair to put thought into action. Learn about and be part of community service projects coordinated by LCC student organizations and community groups.
Register for Lunch with Rais Bhuiyan: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Civic Engagement Fair: 1 – 3 p.m., Gannon Building
About Rais Bhuiyan
Rais Bhuiyan is a peace activist and the victim of a post-9/11 shooting spree profiled in The True American by Anand Giridharadas, the current title selection for One Book #OneLCC, Lansing Community College’s community read initiative.
Bhuiyan has delivered his inspiring message to members of the European Union, German Parliament, Amnesty International and the Council on American-Islamic Relations, as well as numerous university audiences, churches, Mosques and social justice groups. He is also the recipient of several major awards, including the 2011 American of the Year (Esquire Magazine) and the Excellence for Human Service Award from United for Change, an American nonprofit dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding of Muslim issues.