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Public Affairs and Religious Liberty News, May 23, 2022

These news briefs are compiled and shared by the Department of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty (PARL) to be a useful resource of current events.

This week:

· Two staff at the Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy have received awards from the American Pharmacists Association for their contributions in improving COVID-19 and other vaccination rates in their community.

o This story is available from the Adventist Review at: “Loma Linda Dean, Faculty Member Receive National Recognition

· North America Division issued a statement against the racially motivated violence that occurred in Buffalo New York this week praying for comfort for those impacted and urging action to show that love is stronger than hate.

o This story is available from the North American Division at: “The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Issues Joint Statement on Shooting in Buffalo, New York

For more information about these stories please contact Jennifer Gray Woods, director of government affairs and associate director for Public Affairs and Religious Liberty at the Seventh-day Adventist Church world headquarters at [email protected]