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  • Blog
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014
    ArticleInspired by TE'A: the Power of Insight Design...

    Over the past several months, I have had the great fortune to be in conversation with the TE’A Company, as well as a participant in an intensive Insight Design Lab: observing, learning, giving feedback, and engaging in the creative process in the development of the Company’s current production-in-process, There’s... more...

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    Mon, 24 Nov 2014
    ArticleCharlie Brown, A Marine and Ronald McDonald Walk...

    "Anyway, why should I give thanks on Thanksgiving? What have I got to be thankful for? All it does is make more work for us at school.” – Sally Brown, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Ah, how the annual Thanksgiving classic with the Peanuts gang always gets me right in the “feels” (as the kids say). Usually, I... more...

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    Mon, 24 Nov 2014
    ArticleThe Art of New Beginnings

    As we move into our traditional season of celebration, ceremony and remembrance, we at Intersections, along with the Collegiate Church family, re-dedicate ourselves to standing shoulder-to-shoulder with our Native American brothers and sisters. In keeping with the Healing Turtle Island ceremony in 2009, when a new alliance was formed... more...

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    Mon, 24 Nov 2014
    ArticleUnexpected Threads

    In 2014, our US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium (UPIC) delegates went to Pakistan in an effort to help build bridges between our two countries. One of the young people we met, Shanzae Asif, an undergraduate Pakistani student who later came to New York as a summer intern for Intersections. While here, Shanzae had a chance meeting with... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 21 Nov 2014
    ArticleNo, Pamela Geller, the Qur'an Is Not Anti-Semitic

    Is Islam really anti-Semetic? Rabbi Reuven Firestone, an UPIC delegate and esteemed Jewish and Islamic scholar, dispels how Pamela Geller attempted to defame Islam in the NY City subways. This piece originally appeared as an Op-Ed in the Jewish Daily Forward. Soon you will see ads, courtesy of Pamela Geller, in the New York City subway... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 18 Nov 2014
    ArticleAfrica Reignited

    I had the privilege recently of traveling to four Southern African countries for six weeks on behalf of Intersections and the Collegiate Churches to assess several projects and initiatives we have abroad. It was months in planning. Henry Bromelkamp, head of Africa Classroom Connection (ACC) lead seven New York travelers, three... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 17 Nov 2014
    ArticleChristians Pledge To End Discrimination Against...

    Great News! A faith-based, public education project to raise awareness about the harms caused to LGBTQ people when there is not a non-discrimination law on the books has been successful! Our work has attracted the attention of Ohio lawmakers. Now, all eyes are turning toward to the faith community to find out what we think about... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 4 Nov 2014
    ArticleStudio 145 Podcast Series

    Studio 145 weekly podcasts feature artist interviews about current affairs through the artistic lens, as host Fariddudin Fred Johnson talks with people who are making art that makes a difference in our world. Meant to start a deeper conversation, Studio 145 stokes creativity in how we think about some of the most pressing issues of our... more...

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    Tue, 4 Nov 2014
    ArticleA Sunset Good-bye to the Veteran-Civilian...

    “It's been a long, a long time coming. But I know a change gon' come, oh yes it will.” - Sam Cooke Sam Cooke is stalking me. A Change is Gonna Come has been stuck in my head for the past three days and it won’t leave me alone (technically, it’s the Leela James’ rendition). I’m OK with that... more...

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    Fri, 31 Oct 2014
    ArticleBelieve Out Loud Hosts Level Ground Film Festival...

    "A drag queen, a lesbian rocker and a Catholic nun walk into a church..." This might sound like the opening line of a joke, but on November 14, 15 and 16—that's exactly what's happening in New York City as Believe Out Loud joins Level Ground Film Festival to bring the Road Show to New York City. Sponsored... more...

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