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    Chicago Police Department Diversity Videos Educate Officers on Non-Christian Faiths (2005)

    After the terror attacks of 9/11 there was an alarming number of incidents of violence across the United States against people who were perceived to be Muslim. In Chicago, Police Chief Terry Hillard held a multi-cultural forum to hear feedback from people of all religions on post-9/11 backlash. At these forums he learned that his officers were often ignorant about non-Christian faiths and were sometimes rude to people from these communities. Using a grant from the Justice Department and guidance from lay leaders and clergy in each religious community, the police department created a series...

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    Indian Religious Diversity Within a U.S. Context: How Are New Immigrant Evangelical Christian Indian Communities Responding?

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    My project analyzes how recent immigrant Christian groups within the Chicago Indian community are integrated into the larger Christian community. Using cases studies in Schaumburg, a west suburb just outside of Chicago, and two in Rogers Park, northeast Chicago, I show that most of the interviewees are Christian Indians with plans to bring other immigrants into their respective Christian community. I argue that the relationship between religion and bi-national influences create a new and distinct Christian community. This argument addresses two research...

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    Apna Ghar: Domestic Violence and Reaching Out to Chicago's Faith Communities (2001)

    Apna Ghar is a Hindi term that means "Our Home," and is the name of a non-profit organization and shelter located in Chicago for victims of domestic violence that are specifically of South Asian descent. Like many organizations, Apna Ghar began as an idea in the minds of a small group of people. In this case, that group was composed of five women—three from Chicago's Asian Human Services Organization—Prem Sharma, Kanta Khipple, and Lee Maglaya - along with friends Ranjana Bhargava and Mohini Pai. All were activists, professionals, and leaders in their communities, who throughout the mid-...

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    Interfaith Worker Justice National Conference (2014)

    The Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ) National Conference, this year themed “Coming Together: Building a Just Economy,” took place from June 22- June 24, 2014 in Chicago Illinois. The conference was held at DePaul University’s Student Center. Over 500 people attended the conference, including members of interfaith groups and worker centers, students, pastors, congregation leaders, and worker justice activists. Multiple faith traditions were represented, including Christians from a variety of denominations, Jews, Muslims, and Buddhists. Resources and translators were available in both...

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    RefugeeOne

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 30 June 2014.

    Phone: 773-989-5647
    Email: info@refugeeone.org
    Website: http://www.refugeeone.org
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    The Gamaliel Foundation

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 30 June 2014.

    Phone: 312-357-2639 [office], 312-357-2639 [home]
    Email: Gamalielus@sbcglobal.net [office], info@gamaliel.org [home]
    Website: http://www.gamaliel.org/default.htm
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    Interfaith Youth Core

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 27 August 2015.

    Contact Information

    Address: 325 North Lasalle Street #775, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
    Website: http://www.ifyc.org

    Mission The mission of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) is to make interfaith cooperation a social norm. Too often, religion is seen as a barrier of division. IFYC believes people of all faith and secular traditions can build a bridge of cooperation, strengthening our civil society and promoting common good for all... Read more about Interfaith Youth Core

    Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 17 December 2018.

    Phone: 312-629-2991
    Email: info@parliamentofreligions.org
    Website: www.parliamentofreligions.org
    The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions was founded in 1988 as a non-profit organization rooted in a legacy of the first Parliament of the World’s Religions held in Chicago nearly a century before. Held in tandem with the Chicago’s 1893 Columbian Exposition, the World’s Congress of Religion—also known as the World’s Parliament... Read more about Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions

    Brisk Rabbinical College

    Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 1 May 2013.

    Contact Information

    Address: 3000 West Devon Avenue , Chicago, IL 60659

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