It’s not a socially acceptable conversation starter to just walk up to any person you’ve barely ever seen before and say, “Hi! My name is _________. What’s your current position on our involvement in Afghanistan?”
Since the tragic shootings at the Oak Creek Gurdwara, Muslim organizations have produced statements, made visits, convened conference calls and panels, and reached out to their Sikh neighbors.
IYA is excited to announce that we have received funding to provide some payment for blog posts written by youth! High-school students, between the ages of 13 – 18, who are interested in interfaith activism are encouraged to contribute on a regular basis.
What is a PSA? A PSA is a Public Service Announcement that can be a short video, radio announcement or even a poster. PSA’s are usually free messages that act […]
Here’s a roundup of the long Islamic Society of North America’s 2012 Convention in Washington, DC- which attracted several thousand Muslims and non-Muslims. I was lucky enough to be there […]
As a Filipino-American, I was raised and culturally identify with Catholicism. Having grown up in Arizona, Guam and the Philippines — Christianity was the religion I was surrounded by and became intimately familiar with. Though a non-believer from an early age, I was curious about other faith traditions. So I declared Religious Studies my major in college and went on to study Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Judaism and so forth.
I returned earlier this week from Grand Rapids, Michigan, where I co-led an interfaith leadership training for seventeen youth for LEADD, a project of the Interfaith Alliance which I coordinate. […]
1. Start an Interfaith Student Group in your high-school or neighborhood! Ask a friend to get help you get a student group started in your school Find a teacher to […]
Note* this blog post was originally published by me on the UUCAVA.org website. I’ve also added another introductory paragraph to clarify some of the UU lingo. My work as the […]
Yeay! We got a grant! So, this whole process of creating a documentary began when the idea of organizing a large youth leadership trip to Phoenix, Arizona for the Unitarian […]