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  • Blog
    Mon, 18 Nov 2013
    ArticleChanging Perceptions

    On Friday, November 8th, I attended Intersections International’s Veteran-Civilian Dialogue titled, “Changing Perceptions.” The following Sunday, November 10th, I departed from LaGuardia Airport with my fellow Cadence: Home Company members to tour our production at The Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa,... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 18 Nov 2013
    ArticleWondering Eyes

    There is hope and possibility mirrored in a pair of wondering eyes. The artist looks for these eyes when gazing across an attentive audience seated in a theater. The teacher looks while standing in front of a classroom of assembled students. The Minister, Rabbi, Imam or Spiritual Convener seeks to inspire this look while standing before... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 15 Nov 2013
    ArticleBuilding Interfaith Community - Women of Faith in...

    I believe in the spirit and healing power of women of all backgrounds – power to bring and hold diverse people together as a community. I believe in the sheer resourcefulness and practical wisdom of women. They shape our culture and take responsibility for passing down our stories from mothers to daughters and from mothers to sons.... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 12 Nov 2013
    ArticleBullies and the Bullied

    In the unfolding controversy about bullying among the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins, two points need to be made: walls of silence, be it locker rooms or clerics’ offices, are fertile ground for dysfunctional, dehumanizing behavior; and anyone can be bullied. For the uninitiated, offensive lineman Jonathan Martin... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 5 Nov 2013
    ArticleEast Meets (Mid)West

    Last week, six Intersections staff members traveled to Central College, a small liberal arts school in Pella, Iowa to teach classes, lead workshops and facilitate gatherings with students, faculty, staff and community leaders. Our charge was to share our expertise in creating safe space for dialogue across lines of... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 5 Nov 2013
    ArticleWhat Does it Feel Like to Leave?

    Today's guest blogger is Tyler Consoer, college student and military dependent. Tyler’s father has served in the military for over twenty years, including deployments with the US Marines in Operation Desert Storm, as well as in Iraq and Afghanistan as part of a medivac unit with the National Guard. Tyler attends Central College... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 4 Nov 2013
    ArticleCadence: Home is going to the Straz!

    Cadence: Home is the second theatrical performance piece from TE’A @ Intersections.  Based on Insight conversation with scores of veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, Cadence: Home offers an intimate journey of loss, love and redemption. With four unique-yet-connected story lines unfolding at once in the theatrical space,... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 1 Nov 2013
    ArticleThe Shoulder Pads of Peace

    “You’re a Global Peacemaking Specialist? How cool!... So what do you do, exactly?” That’s the reaction I received from my loved ones when I announced that I had a new job at Intersections. Growing up in New York City, good little girls aspired to be doctors, lawyers, or even activists (Fight the Power!) But a... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 16 Oct 2013
    ArticleThe Intersections of Our Lives

    When first learning about Intersections at a lunch in December of 2007 with [Executive Director] Robert Chase, I was captivated by the prospect of engaging the intersections of differences and conflict to forge common ground for reconciliation, justice and peace. As a person who had spent nearly 40 years in Washington working at first... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 16 Oct 2013
    ArticleFeatured Believe Out Loud Blog

    Did you know that October is LGBT History Month? How can you learn more about “the people, places and moments that helped move the LGBT community forward on its path to acceptance?” Ross Murray, Director of News at GLAAD, tells all this week in his blog on Believe Out Loud. Click here to find out how to make this most of this... more...

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