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Presbyterian Church, Illinois Police Pensions Name New Leaders
(Chief Investment Officer)
The Presbyterian Church’s Board of Pensions has named Donald Walker III as its new CIO to manage its $9 billion investment portfolio. And the newly formed Illinois Police Officers’ Pension Investment Fund has named Richard White as its interim executive director.
COVID-19 kills detainee from California migrant detention center
(WJTV)
An immigration detainee has died after catching the coronavirus while being held at the Otay Mesa Detention Center in South San Diego.
Sanctuary 2014
(Sanctuary 2014)
Concord faith communities gather to mourn Charleston shooting victims, pray for peace
(Concord Monitor)
In the wake of the racially motivated killing of nine people at an AME Church in Charleston, an interfaith gathering in Concord gathers to pray for peace.

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