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  • Blog
    Thu, 5 Dec 2013
    ArticleNelson Mandela

    It is with deep sadness that we at Intersections International bid farewell to Nelson Mandela, one of the world’s most iconic peacemakers and leaders of our time. As a nation we stand in awe of the man whose enormous moral courage influenced generations to speak out against oppression, racism and political corruption. My greatest... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 5 Dec 2013
    ArticleThose Cute Little Drones

    Did you happen to see 60 Minutes on Sunday, or perhaps some of the follow-up news reports? The buzz was all over the airways: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos unveiled to a seemingly startled CBS’s Charlie Rose (really, he had no idea?) that Amazon was experimenting with drone technology to reduce delivery time to customers. The... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 19 Nov 2013
    Featured Believe Out Loud Blog

    Please check out the tender and moving blog written for Believe Out Loud by Intersections' Director of Advancement, Maggie Monroe Richter. An encounter in America's heartland awakens the preacher in her, and reminds her of two of the most important and holy words. Read the blog. more...

  • 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
    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
    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
    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...

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