Interfaith

Project H.O.M.E

This data was last updated on 19 November 2020

Address: 1515 Fairmont Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone: 215-232-7272
Email: info@projecthome.org
Website: http://www.projecthome.org
Mission: Project HOME community empowers adults, children, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, and works to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty.

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Mayor's Office of Faith Based Initiatives

This data was last updated on 5 May 2020.

Address: 1401 JFK Boulevard, Suite 680 , Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-686-3905
Email: faithbased@phila.gov
Website: http://www.phila.gov/faithbased/index.html
Mission: As the primary liaison between the Office of the Mayor and Philadelphia's diverse communities of faith and their leaders, MOFI is committed to engaging faith organizations in the daily activities of...

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Interfaith Coalition on Energy

This data was last updated on 19 November 2020

Address: 7217 Oak Avenue, Melrose Park, PA 19027
Phone: 215-635-5450
Email: andrew.rudin@gmail.com
Website: http://www.interfaithenergy.com/
Mission: The Interfaith Coalition on Energy guides congregations to use measurably less energy, to purchase energy at lower cost, and to anticipate and prevent problems with mechanical and electrical systems within their buildings. The...

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Arizona Interfaith Alliance for Worker Justice

This data was last updated on 24 September 2020.

Address: 317 W. 23rd St. Tucson, AZ 85713
Phone: 520-955-8165
Email: ileana.azwrc@gmail.com
Website: http://www.iwj.org/locations/arizona
Mission: Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ) is a national network that builds collective power by advancing the rights of workers through unions, worker centers, and other expressions of the labor movement and by engaging diverse faith...

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Philadelphia Area Interfaith Peace Network/Interreligious Relations at the Shalom Center

This data was last updated on 7 May 2020.

Address: The Shalom Center, 6711 Lincoln Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19119
Phone: 215-844-8494
Email: office@theshalomcenter.org
Website: https://theshalomcenter.org/treasury/47
Mission: The Shalom Center seeks to be a prophetic voice in Jewish, multireligious, and American life.

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Reconstructionist Rabbinical College Department of Multifaith Studies and Initiatives

This data was last updated on 5 January 2021.

Address: Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Main Building, 1299 Church Road, Wyncote, PA 19095
Phone: 215.576.0800
Email: info@rrc.edu
Website: https://www.rrc.edu/academics/multifaith-studies-and-initiatives
Mission: RRC holds multifaith work to be central to the 21st-century rabbinate. RRC’s multifaith offerings  include the...

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The Boniuk Center for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance at Rice University

This data was last updated on 14 May 2020.

Address: 6100 Main MS-350, Houston, TX 77005
Phone: 713-348-4536
Email: tolerance@rice.edu
Website: http://boniuk.rice.edu/
Mission: The Boniuk Institute at Rice University is dedicated to nurturing religious tolerance and advancing religious literacy, respect and mutual understanding among people of all and no faiths, especially youth through research efforts, educational initiatives...

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Festival of Faiths

This data was last updated on 12 May 2020.
This organization is featured as an exemplary model for interfaith work in our section on Promising Practices. You can read the full profile here.

Address: 415 West Muhammad Ali Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40202
Email: festivaloffaiths@interfaithrelations.org
Website:...

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Don’t Ask, Don’t Tennessee: Why Muslims and the LGBTQ Community Should Be Allies

August 2, 2011

This year, two notable controversies have been brewing in Tennessee: a proposed bill that would forbid educators from using the word "gay" in the classroom, and a court battle to determine if Islam is a religion. (The verdict? Islam is in fact a religion -- for now, anyway.) These two issues may seem unrelated, but I believe they're actually symptoms of the same problem: our nation's historical difficulty with those who are seen as disrupting the status quo. Intolerance against Muslims and LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) individuals isn't exclusive to Tennessee. With...

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Citizens Project

This data was last updated on 14 October 2020.

Address: 322 N Tejon St 202, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Email: info@citizensproject.org
Phone: 719-520-9899
Website: http://www.citizensproject.org/
Mission: Citizens Project is an advocate and an engaging voice that empowers and challenges the Colorado Springs community to embrace equity, diversity, and separation of church and state.

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