Interfaith

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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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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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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Braes Interfaith Ministries

This data was last updated on 20 November 2020.

Address: 4300 West Bellfort, Houston, TX 77035
Phone: 713-723-2671
Website: https://braesinterfaithministries.org/
Mission: Braes Interfaith Ministries, a collaboration of Judeo-Christain congregations, provides physical, spiritual, and emotional assistance to persons in need within selected zip codes in Southwest Houston.

 

 

Interfaith Worker Justice Center-Texas

This data was last updated on 27 November 2020.

Address: 1805 West Alabama Street 2nd Floor, Houston, TX 77098
Phone: 713-862-8222
Email: marianela@houstonworkers.org
Website: http://www.iwj.org/locations/texas
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...

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