Interfaith

Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma will host domestic violence event

October 15, 2018
The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma will offer a one-day training and interactive presentation called "In Her Shoes" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25 at Wildewood Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 6900 N Kelley. The event will include a domestic abuse simulation that is designed to help participants gain a better grasp of what life is like for victims of domestic violence. The program is being held in conjunction with Domestic Violence Prevention Month in October. "The Interfaith Alliance is offering this training to clergy and staff of community...
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2018 Oct 21

At My Neighbor's Table: A Vegetarian Potluck on Cultural Appropriation and Appreciation

(All day)

Location: 

670 Highland Ave, Needham Heights, MA 02494, USA
Join us for a conversation over a meal on how we can bring ourselves closer to a larger, inclusive community. Potluck assignments for last names A – R: Appetizer / S – Z: Dessert. Bring enough to just share amongst a table. Follow up email will be sent prior to date of event! For questions, please contact: info@coopmet.org Sponsored by Temple Beth Shalom, First Parish in Needham Unitarian Universalist, Bahá’i Community of Needham, Congregational Church of Needham, Presbyterian Church of Needham, Needham Diversity Initiative, Needham Human Rights Committee and Cooperative Metropolitan... Read more about At My Neighbor's Table: A Vegetarian Potluck on Cultural Appropriation and Appreciation

Advancing an Inclusive Approach to School Meals

October 1, 2018
School food inclusivity rally (@safest) We as faith leaders are most privileged to cooperate on a project that will benefit our respective communities. For far too long, students who follow religious dietary guidelines have found their public school cafeteria lacks sufficient accommodation in the food offered. Typically students who require a kosher or halal meal have very limited options in school lunch offerings, often choosing to eat nothing. At this time in history, with persistent and growing incidents of discrimination based on religious and racial animus, New York City...
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Nuns Win Another Victory In Battle Against Gun Violence 

October 1, 2018
The victory is significant in holding gun manufacturers responsible for the risks associated with their products. The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary along with others from the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility have won another victory against gun violence. Recent reports indicate that the group won a resolution at American Outdoor […]

Source: Nuns Win Another Victory In Battle Against Gun Violence - World Religion News

Local children's author takes on interfaith themes with latest picture book 

September 17, 2018
Six years ago, local children’s author Jane Zalben was in line at Brooklyn’s classic Sahadi’s purchasing ingredients for Rosh Hashanah while a woman wearing a hijab stood in line next to her. Zalben marveled at the experience – how a Middle Eastern grocer could provide food specialties for two distinct religions. Her newly published picture […]

Source: Local children's author takes on interfaith themes with latest picture book - The Island Now...

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Multi-faith Nevada clergy gathering to celebrate weekly inter-religious dialogue entering 8th year

July 10, 2018
Faith leaders belonging to diverse religions/denominations are gathering in Reno (Nevada) on July 11 to celebrate completion of seven years of “Faith Forum”, a highly popular one-of-a-kind weekly multi-faith dialogue on religion at a Pulitzer winner Gannett publication in Nevada.

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