It’s the start of a new semester, a great time to remind your students to appreciate difference. Promote the value of cross-cultural relationships in your classes this year.
This article from Teaching Tolerance on how friendships develops across these differences. A toolkit is included to help students build cross-cultural friendships.
The Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY) seeks to make New York City and the world safe for religious differences by increasing respect and mutual understanding among people of different faith, ethnic, and cultural traditions and by fostering cooperation among religious communities and civic organizations to solve common social problems.
The federation of private madaris, Muslim private schools, Muslim educational associations, and Muslim educators in the Philippines.
[ July 14, 2014 to August 1, 2014. ] This summer, the Religious Worlds of New York summer institute will bring twenty-five primary and secondary teachers from throughout the United States to New York City for a teacher training session. The teachers will work with leading scholars of religion, meet with diverse religious leaders, visit local houses of worship, and conduct original field research. [...]
The Centre for Cross-cultural Communication was established in 2010 by Prof Enes Eryarsoy and his friends to promote mutual understanding and intercultural activities among people of different faiths and culture. It also aims at fighting discriminations and Islamophobia. Also, it educates young people on cross-cultural relations in business, universities, and relevant institutions. The Centre uses [...]
The Coexist Foundation is a non-profit organization creating understanding across divides.
Since 2006, the Coexist Foundation has forged a range of inspiring initiatives to create understanding through education and innovation.
You’re invited to play this new UNESCO data game, Mind the Gap. Create an avatar and take a trip around the world to learn about inequalities in education. Education is a human right.
The game is available in Spanish, French and English
New Era Educational and Charitable Support Foundation is on a mission to establish cross-cultural leadership teams of young women and men, with skills that will help them emerge from dysfunctional families and a drug-influenced life on the streets, to become peer-leaders and agents of peace capable of helping themselves and influencing their communities for good. [...]
[ October 25, 2013 to October 27, 2013. ] New Era Educational and Charitable Support is happy to announce the 5th International Conference on Youth and Interfaith Dialogue. The Conference will hold from 25th -27th October, 2013.
The International Conference brings together community members, including representatives of CSOs and Faith-based groups within Nigeria and globally to foster mutual respect between diverse ethnic and religious groups. [...]
This blog entry takes up unusual angles to the discussion on religion freedom and law.