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13 November 2020
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Religious leaders in Louisiana successfully mobilized their communities to vote against a state amendment that would give manufacturers a tax break at the expense of local governments. The interfaith network of 250 re...
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18 May 2020
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
An interfaith partnership between religions institutions and communities in Arizona has helped provide mask-making jobs to those who have lost their sources of income during the coronavirus pandemic. Participants incl...
20 December 2019
Under 3 Minutes
Ending discrimination in football requires directly addressing some of the negative aspects of fan behavior. In Israel, the owner of the Beitar Jerusalem football club has threatened to take legal action against the L...
27 September 2018
Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States
The Field Minister Program by the College at Southeastern Baptist Seminary offers inmates inside Nash Correctional the opportunity to study ministry and ultimately be used as a tool to reduce recidivism. Inmates with ...
18 July 2018
Tucson, Arizona, United States
Humane Borders trying to take death out of the immigration equation by providing water stations on private land along the U.S. border. The faith-based organization is also collaborating with Border Patrol agents to he...
4 July 2018
New York, New York, United States
Walking with immigrants to their court hearings and ICE check-ins can help them feel supported and protect their safety and rights. The New Sanctuary Coalition has run an accompaniment program since 2007. Volunteers d...
2 July 2018
Paicines, California, United States
Churches across the U.S. own a staggering amount of land that often goes unused and untended. FaithLands is an intersectional group of church leaders who are seeking to encourage churches to parcel off some of this la...
6 December 2017
New Jersey, United States
Over 15 Minutes
In the United States, a multi-denominational movement combines faith and farming. “Gardens are magical places,” says Venice Williams, executive director of Alice’s Garden in Milwaukee, one of three faith-based farms p...
29 November 2016
In New York, hate crimes against Muslims have reached levels not seen since 2001. In response to deep racial divides nationally, the importance of having effective interfaith leaders is more relevant than ever.
28 April 2015
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Photos and videos show various actions religious leaders and institutions in Baltimore are taking to help rebuild their community and foster positive interaction in the midst of racial tension, looting, and rioting.
12 June 2012
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) brings together college students from different faiths so that they develop respect and appreciation for each other and different traditions. IFYC also cultivates interfaith leaders and or...
28 May 2000
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Now that a coalition of Milwaukee preachers, police and prosecutors has witnessed firsthand the success of a crime-fighting partnership in Boston, the local coalition is clearing its first obstacle -- putting its idea...
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