Program
Program
Global Peacemaking
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Uniting divided nations and peoples through multi-cultural, interreligious action that builds relationships and dismantles extremist narratives. 

The Global Peacemaking program works to heal the rifts that separate humanity across race, ethnicity, religion and international borders. Convening diverse groups at the intersection of faith and reconciliation, we are breaking barriers, shattering stereotypes and cultivating cooperation where traditional diplomacy has been frozen. More

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The Center for Dialogue and Action in Pakistan brings together people of different faiths and cultures to begin to respect and understand each other. The Center creates courses on peace-building and accepting "the other" with the goal of creating understanding and empathy. The aim of the Center is to create good global citizens.

The Center for Dialogue and Action in Pakistan brings together people of different faiths and cultures to begin to respect and understand each other. The Center creates courses on peace-building and accepting "the...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016
blogAn Incident in New York With Global Implications

On Saturday afternoon, Imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate Thara Uddin were walking home from prayers at the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid when they were gunned down execution style. This tragic, senseless act cannot go unaddressed by those who care about the fabric of our city. Indeed, the interfaith community in New York City has responded... more...

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016
blogYouth Create Projects for Peace-Building in...

Pakistan is subject to issues ranging from lack of education, to faith-based hate crimes and poverty; mainstream media portrays a country synonymous with terror and violence. As a result, much of the country's younger generation focuses on creating projects that have a positive impact to nullify the negativity. Originally founded as... more...

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016
blogThe Diverse Melting Pot in Brooklyn

Imtashal shares her powerful story of social justice advocacy from both a local and global perspective with MALA. In her honest account, she details her own complex relationship with her identity, and how her role in civic engagement and growing up in Brooklyn, NY has carved a path for appreciation, acceptance, and advocacy. When I was... more...

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016
blogMy Reflections on Intersections’ Interfaith Work

I was visiting New York last week and was humbled to visit our counterpart, Intersections International and UPIC, and was glad to be part of the two days of interfaith activities organized by Rev. Robert Chase. The City of New York has quite a diversity of culture and faith backgrounds as I witnessed in the West End Collegiate Church... more...