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Caravanserai Project Alumni Event

A Conversation with Bishop Minerva Carcaño, The California Endowment Board Chair elect and the Sacramento-based Bishop for the United Methodist Church (UMC), California-Nevada Conference

Date: April 21st, 2021, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm PDT

Location: Virtual

Exclusive event open to the Caravanserai Project Alumni Network only, participants in the masterclass series, SEED lab and other special programs. For more details please email us at contact@caravanseraiproject.org.

The Caravanserai Project Alumni Events: Over the last 3 years, Caravanserai Project has developed a growing network of inspiring and innovative mission-driven leaders who are continuously striving to identify and implement solutions to challenges curbing their communities’ wellbeing. Our goal is not only to provide individual support to these change makers, but to connect them and bring them together so they learn from each other’s experiences and share resources, but also continue to develop partnerships and collaborations.

Join us for the first Caravanserai Project Alumni Event for a conversation with Bishop Minerva Carcaño on the state of the mission-driven sector, the challenges change makers have been facing as well as potential solutions that will help them advance their work.

Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño currently serves as the Sacramento-based Bishop for the United Methodist Church (UMC), California-Nevada Conference and the Board Chair elect of The California Endowment. 

Bishop Carcaño serves on a number of nonprofit boards, including the Council on Foreign Relations Religious Advisory Committee, the Southwest Industrial Education Fund Advisory Board, the Africa University Board of Trustees, and the General Council on Finance and Administration of the world-wide United Methodist Church. 

She is an internationally recognized immigrant rights advocate and an Auburn Senior Fellow. She has published articles on the rights of migrants and has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. She has long been an advocate for the full rights and inclusion of LGBTQIA+ persons joining her efforts to the work of such organizations as the Human Rights Campaign. She also collaborates with the work of the Children’s Defense Fund.

A resident of Sacramento, Bishop Carcaño earned her Masters of Theology from Southern Methodist University’s Perkins School of Theology who has recognized her with its Distinguished Alumna Award. Claremont School of Theology granted her an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree for her work and teachings on social justice. 

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