Allies

Allies matter in every area of our lives. Allies don’t have to agree on everything all at once, but they are dedicated to the right to seek beyond division, to explore truth, to study wisdom, and to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in doing so. Religica allies speak for themselves. We desire to highlight their voices in ways that make the world a better place. Would you like to become an ally? Contact us allies@religica.org

February

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Jessica ZimmerleEarth Ministry transforms faith into action for the well-being of communities and the environment. Listen to Jessica Zimmerle’s remarks on stewardship and responsibility, reflect how Earth Ministry organizes people of faith to advocate for strong environmental policies even as Earth Ministry provides strategic guidance to religious communities working toward environmental justice.

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Bruce KnottsThe Unitarian Universalist Association’s United Nations Office (UU-UNO) is engaged in international advocacy work at the UN based on Unitarian Universalist values. We are brave, curious and compassionate thinkers and doers. We create spirituality and community beyond boundaries, working for more justice and more love in our own lives and in the world.

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The Network for Religious and Traditional PeacemakersDr Mohamed ElsanousiTo connect religious and traditional actors to national and international peacebuilders, such as the United Nations, UN Member States, regional and sub-regional bodies and Civil Society Organizations.  And, to strengthen dialogue and cooperation in order to create a positive, inclusive and collaborative peace mediation process which is sustainable for all parties.

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Maurice BloemCWS was one of the founding members of a global partnership of faith-based humanitarian agencies, ACT Alliance, with members in 140 countries. With 130 member organizations, ACT Alliance provides a dynamic environment for collaboration in responding to human needs around the world. By working together agencies can maximize their impact.

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Listen to Maurice Bloem, executive vice president

January

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Larry-Greenfield

The Parliament of the World’s Religions was created to cultivate harmony among the world’s religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world.

Listen to Rev. Dr. Larry Greenfield, executive director emeritus soundcloud logo

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Dr. Dhammadipa Sak, AbbotThe US Zen Institute (USZI) was founded upon the generous support from the greater DC Asian immigrant community, especially the Buddhists among them. Our organization was established in 1988 in an 85-year old church.

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sayyid syeedTo foster the development of the Muslim community, interfaith relations, civic engagement, and better understanding of Islam. To be an exemplary and unifying Islamic organization in North America that contributes to the betterment of the Muslim community and society at large.

soundcloud logoSayyid M. Syeed, president  Coming soon.

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Megan AndersonThe Interfaith Observer is a free independent digital publication for those interested in advancing interfaith understanding and cooperation. It is a diverse global reach and is made possible through the generosity of a local nonprofit, the Tri-Faith Initiative of Omaha, Nebraska.

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