Westside Forum – Sat., Aug.18, 3pm



Always FREE and OPEN to All

UUWC’s Social Action Committee presents speakers on current topics of interest.

Learn about Social Policy issues and how to effect change.

Third Saturday of every month, 3pm,

1650 Abrazo Road NE, Rio Rancho, NM

Saturday – August 18th, 2012


Rahim Balsara sharing experiences of

Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and western China

Rahim Balsara provided strategic planning in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and western China for an international non-governmental organization. He will share his personal experiences and stories about his two years in central Asia developing and implementing cross-border response programs as well as community emergency response training for over 400 villages.

Rahim in 2001 received the Prairie State Spirit of Excellence Award for his strategic planning and fundraising programs for the Red Cross chapters in Illinois. He has a Master of Business Administration as well as a Master of Arts in Organizational Learning and Instructional Development.  Currently, he is Regional Chief Operating Officer for the American Red Cross in New Mexico.


Westside Forum is a project sponsored by the Social Action Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Westside Congregation as a non-partisan service to the larger community.
While there is no attendance fee, donations are gratefully accepted.
Further information available at:
Contact Persons: Donald Becker (505) 255-0306 or Administrator: (505) 896-8192


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