October 4, 2018

Glendale Church hosts Nelson Mandela’s stepdaughter to spotlight gender-based and domestic

 

The Glendale Church hosted a special event last weekend featuring Nelson Mandela’s stepdaughter with the goal of encouraging awareness and advocacy of victims of gender abuse. 

 

Josina Machel, Mandela’s stepdaughter spoke on the role of the faith community in influencing change and as a sanctuary for those who are hurting.  

 

Machel was honored at a gala event with “The Game Changers Award” from the Indianapolis-based ministry, Saving Orphans Through Healthcare and Outreach (SOHO). Glendale Church member, Cynthia Prime, is SOHO’s CEO. 

 

Both the local ABC affiliate, RTV6, and the local PBS station, WFYI, conducted interviews with Machel. Stories can be viewed here: 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSgaHOdfAHk&feature=youtu.be 

https://www.wfyi.org/programs/no-limits/radio/Gender-Violence 

 

Look for more in the next issue of the Lake Union Herald. 

Photo caption: left to right: Josina Machel; Ramon Ulangca, Glendale Church pastor, Gail Masondo, artist manager and counselor; Cynthia Prime, CEO of Saving Orphans Through Healtcare and Outreach; and John Melefe, CEO of the Kuhluka Movement.  

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