Interfaith

Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition

This data was last updated on 27 November 2020.

Website: https://bearsearscoalition.org/ 
Mission: The mission of Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition strives to assure that the Bears Ears area will be managed forever with the greatest environmental sensitivity, and allow coalition members to be among their ancestors and to connect with the land and be healed.

At protests, some clergy pray, others put their bodies and souls on the line

June 2, 2020

 

Many religious traditions call on believers to stand with the marginalized, an axiom often interpreted as a broad command to defend the rights of others.

Sometimes this means pushing for new laws or marching in streets to demand action. 

Other times it means getting pepper-sprayed in the face. 

This past weekend the Rev. Laura Young said she decided to take the edict literally, which is why she spent most of Saturday afternoon (May 30) recovering after police sprayed her in the face with noxious chemicals.

“I had it...

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Faith leaders in 50 cities observe day of 'mourning and lament' for victims of COVID-19

June 2, 2020

 

Interfaith clergy as well as civic leaders in at least 50 cities nationwide declared Monday the National Day of Mourning and Lament for the over 100,000 people who have died in the United States from coronavirus. They also took the time to grieve the deaths of the recent victims of racial injustice.

“Today, prayers of mourning and lament are taking place around the country in over 50 cities, which have organized their own events and prayer services,” said Sojourners Executive Director Adam Taylor during an hour-long ...

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Interfaith Community Services

This data was last updated on 1 June 2020.

Address: 550 W. Washington Ave., Escondido, CA 92025
Website: https://www.interfaithservices.org/
Mission: Interfaith Community Services empowers people in need to stabilize and improve their lives through comprehensive programs, in partnership with diverse faith communities and people of compassion.

Interfaith Coalition for Earth Justice

This data was last updated on 1 June 2020.

Websitehttps://sdclimatejustice.org/
Mission: Interfaith Coalition for Earth Justice (ICEJ) is a volunteer organization that serves to educate, equip, and mobilize faith communities and to advocate for climate and environmental justice both in policy and in the public square.

Interfaith Community of Greater Richmond

This data was last updated on 27 November 2020.

Address: P.O. Box 28166, Henrico, VA 23228
Phone: 804-203-2860
Email: programs@icgr.org
Website: https://icgr.org/
Mission: The Interfaith Interfaith Community of Greater Richmond studies the health, welfare, and recreational needs of the Richmond community; discusses those needs, suggests appropriate action to the religious organizations; and interprets the...

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Faith in New York

This data was last updated on 1 June 2020.

Address: 103-04 39th Ave. Suite 105, Corona, NY 11368
Websitehttps://faithinnewyork.org/
Mission: Faith in New York activates the voices of New Yorkers of faith by building, training, and supporting grassroots congregational-based teams of congregants across the city who identify, advocate, and organize New Yorkers around issues, policies, and elections that affect their communities, neighborhoods, and city....

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Interfaith Rainforest Initiative

This data was last updated on 1 June 2020.

Address: 2 UN Plaza, DC2-803,  323 East 44th St., New York, NY 10017
Websitehttps://www.interfaithrainforest.org/
Mission: The Interfaith Rainforest Initiative is an international, multi-faith alliance that works to bring moral urgency and faith-based leadership to global efforts to end tropical deforestation.

Institute for Peace and Leadership, Inc.

This data was last updated on 1 June 2020.

Address: 710 A Jefferson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 112211
Website: http://www.peaceandleadership.org/
Mission: The Institute for Peace and Leadership, Inc. provides support and capacity strengthening to governments, civil society organizations and other stakeholders. They provide assistance to victims of violence, undertake advocacy and awareness raising activities, implement innovative projects, and provide funding to various...

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