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BRONX: Working with NYC Muslim Families: A workshop for staff of ACS, preventive and foster care agencies

Date: Thursday, Nov. 6 Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Location: Davidson Community Center, 2038 Davidson Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453 The workshop seeks to help bridge the gap in culturally responsive child welfare and foster care services for Muslim communities.  The workshop will provide information on: Basics about Islam and Muslims Parenting, Fostering, and Adoption […]

October 24, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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BRONX: Strengthening Muslim Families Through Child Welfare Partnerships: A workshop for Bronx community leaders

Strengthening Muslim Families Through Child Welfare Partnerships A workshop for Bronx community leaders, imams, teachers, youth workers, day-care providers, and parents interested in foster care. Date: Thursday, Nov. 6 Time: 12:45 pm – 3:30 pm Location: Davidson Community Center, 2038 Davidson Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453 The workshop seeks to help bridge the gap in culturally […]

October 24, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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STATEN ISLAND: Harnessing Spirituality & Religion in End of Life Care

Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00pm, followed by dinner (6:00-7:30) and a special public panel (beginning at 7:30) organized by Building Bridges, “A Dialogue on Belief, Practice and Faith: End of Life, Death & Dying.” Location:  Congregation Temple Emanu-El, 984 Post Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10302 For religious leaders (clergy and […]

October 24, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Uncategorized, Upcoming Programs by

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“The Silent Center”: Mindfulness & Meditation in 3 Faith Traditions

Date: Sunday, Nov. 2 Time: 1:30 – 4:00 pm Location: Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life, 238 Thompson Street, 5th Floor, Grand Hall Mindfulness and meditation have historically played a role in nearly every major religious tradition, and yet it is only in recent times that many of these traditions are reclaiming those practices, […]

October 21, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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Meet Chief Solagbade Popoola, a featured speaker in ICNY’s upcoming panel on “drawing upon scripture to promote holistic healing”

Chief Solagbade Popoola is a leading Nigerian Ifa priest (often known in the Americas as a Babalawo). He has over thirty years of knowledge and practice as a diviner and spiritual counselor, an interpreter of Odu stanzas, and a teacher of Ifa medicine, philosophy, and ethics. In addition to his ordination as an Ifa priest, […]

October 21, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive by

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Answering the Cry in the Middle East: A Panel on Peace-Building

Date: Wednesday, October 29 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Location: The Interchurch Center, Sockman Lounge, 475 Riverside Drive, NY, NY 10115 This panel explores options for entering into processes of peace-building that respect the diversity and otherness in the region with applications for the U.S. RSVP here or send email to nytspeacepanel@eventbrite.com. A flyer for […]

October 20, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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Teaching Religious Diversity through Civic Engagement: A Teacher Training with Face to Faith and ICNY

Date: Friday, November 7 Time: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm Location: The Interfaith Center of New York, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10115 America’s Middle and High Schools can play a vital role in fostering interfaith understanding, but unfortunately too many teachers are unprepared to teach effectively, appropriately, and constitutionally about contemporary religious diversity. […]

October 20, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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The Importance of Learning about “Lived Religion” by Dr Henry Goldschmidt

The Importance of Learning about “Lived Religion” Or, What’s the Deal with that Orange on Your Neighbor’s Seder Plate? by Dr. Henry Goldschmidt, ICNY Director of Education Programs ICNY offers education programs for a wide range of audiences in New York and beyond, including secondary school teachers and students, social workers, religious leaders, and the […]

October 20, 2014 in Blog by

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Scripture and Healing: Perspectives from the Yoruba and Christian Traditions

Date: Thursday, October 30 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (lunch available afterwards) Location: The Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10015 All are welcome to join this exciting conversation! The sacred texts of our diverse faith traditions are much more than simply books on the shelf. In many traditions, clergy and counselors […]

October 20, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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Procession for the Innocents

Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014 Time: 2:00 pm Location: Union Square On November 1, 2014, the second day of Día de Muertos, children and innocents who have died in the past year will be are remembered in a “Procession for the Innocents.” The Procession starts at 2PM in Union Square and will walk to St. […]

October 16, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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