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ICNY Supports Obama Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for Reimbursing Health Care Professionals for Counseling on End-of-Life Care

The Interfaith Center of New York applauds the Obama Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for taking the necessary steps to establish funding codes that would reimburse physicians and other qualified health care professionals to conduct voluntary conversations with critically ill people and their families regarding their care goals and treatment preferences. We […]

July 27, 2015 in Blog by

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The Reverend Chloe Breyer reflects on some key individuals who passed away in the recent year

Mr. Gordon Stanton, ICNY Board Member Dr. Constantine Tsitsera, Friend, ICNY Mr. George Kantakis, Founder, Associated Cut Flowers Ms. Murielle Borst-Tarrant (Kuna/Rappahanock Nations) Director, Safe Harbors Indigenous Arts/Theater Collective at LaMaMa Theatre remembers: Ms. Tonya Gonnella Frichner (Snipe Clan/Citizen, Onondaga Nation) Founder, American Indian Law Alliance; North American Regional Representative to the United Nations Permanent […]

July 22, 2015 in Blog by

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Awards Gala Highlight: Selected Cast members of Alive! 55+ and Kickin

Mr. Theo Harris, Singer Mrs. Phyllis Harris, Singer Mr. Greg Kelly, Musical Director, perform at ICNY’s 13th annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Awards Gala.

July 22, 2015 in Blog by

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Consulting Opportunity: Conference Planner for Interfaith Dialogue on Prisoner Reentry

The Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY) is a secular nonprofit organization, founded in 1997, that works to build relationships of mutual respect and understanding among New York City’s faith communities and civic institutions, to educate New Yorkers and others about the city’s religious diversity, and to foster collaborative civic engagement by New Yorkers of […]

July 21, 2015 in Blog by

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Dr. Sarah Sayeed: “Why Justice Movements Need Religion & Some Parting Thoughts”

by Dr. Sarah Sayeed, Senior Advisor Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Community Affairs Unit and former ICNY Director of Community Partnerships A few months ago, I sat listening to a panel discussion on the Black Lives Matter movement that featured a prominent author and journalist as its key speaker.  In the Q &A, someone asked about […]

July 20, 2015 in Blog by

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ICNY Statement on the Chattanooga Shooting

  At the conclusion of Ramadan, The Interfaith Center of New York abhors the killing of four Marines yesterday at two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee. We offer our condolences to the family members and our hopes for healing for the wounded. For those in the New York area, we commend the Day of Seva […]

July 17, 2015 in Blog by

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Bob Abernethy accepts James Parks Morton Interfaith Award

Mr. Bob Abernethy Executive Editor & Host, PBS/THIRTEEN’s Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, accepts James Parks Morton Interfaith Award.  

July 16, 2015 in Blog by

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William Baker presents ICNY James Parks Morton Interfaith Award to Bob Abernethy

William F. Baker, Ph.D., Director, Fordham University’s Bernard L. Schwartz Center for Media, Public Policy and Education and President Emeritus of Educational Broadcasting Corporation, parent company of WNET and WLIW, bestows James Parks Morton Interfaith Award upon Bob Abernethy.  

July 16, 2015 in Blog by

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James Venturi accepts JPM Promise for the Future Award

Mr. James Venturi, Innovator, Documentary Filmmaker, and Urban Planner., accepts the James Parks Morton Promise for the Future Award.

July 15, 2015 in Blog by

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Paul Goldberger bestows JPM Promise for the Future Award to James Venturi

Paul Goldberger, Architecture Critic, Educator & Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair, bestows James Parks Morton Promise for the Future Award on James Venturi.

July 15, 2015 in Blog by

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