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  • Blog
    Mon, 21 Sep 2020
    ArticleThe UN at 75

    You can visit this page anytime to read about current events and debates at the United Nations, in addition to finding resources, interviews and information about our shared mission with the UN.    International Day of Peace   September 21st is the International Day of Peace. On this day... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 11 Sep 2020
    ArticleRemembering 9/11

    Nineteen years ago, so many of us remember exactly where we were and what we were doing that September morning when one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in history occurred on American soil. Four coordinated hi-jackings: two planes, AA flight 11 and UA flight 175, slammed into the Twin Towers of New York City’s World Trade... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 14 Aug 2020
    ArticleThe Aftermath of Hurricane Isaias

      Intersections is partnering with churches in the Dominican Republic to feed families struggling in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaias, which brought destructive flooding during the first week of August.    Up to twenty-five hurricanes are projected to hit the Atlantic region in... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 11 Aug 2020
    ArticleLove God, Love Self, Love Others

    The Pilgrim Center for Reconciliation recently hosted a panel discussion with social justice advocates and faith leaders in Minneapolis, MN on the topic of reconciliation. The conversation centered around race, community policing and ideas on how to engage across lines of difference. A common denominator amongst all the... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 28 Jul 2020
    ArticleHow the UN Is Amplifying the Role of Women &...

      This month, Intersections team member Rachel McCave participated in two United Nations (UN) events on the role of women and youth in global peacemaking. Despite being among the most vulnerable to the effects of natural disasters, conflict, economic inequality and broader issues of participation and access, women and youth... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 1 Jul 2020
    ArticleThe Role of the UN in Combatting Racism in the...

    The Civil Rights Movement ushered in an era of monumental activism in the fight against centuries of grotesque injustice and violence against the Black community in the United States. In 1951, a group of Black activists from the Civil Rights Congress wrote a petition to the United Nations titled “We Charge Genocide: The... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 22 Jun 2020
    ArticlePride Conversations: A Q&A with Ross Murray of...

    Pride Month this year is unlike any other. With so much change in the world around us, one thing remains the same: the significance of Pride to LGBT people, their friends and families. To help share and spread Pride this month, we’re conducting a series of Pride Conversations. These brief Q&As are designed to help expand on the... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 17 Jun 2020
    ArticlePride Conversations: A Q&A with Rev. Stan J....

    Pride Month this year is unlike any other. With so much change in the world around us, one thing remains the same: the significance of Pride to LGBT people, their friends and families. To help share and spread Pride this month, we’re conducting a series of Pride Conversations. These brief Q&As are designed to help expand on the... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 15 Jun 2020
    ArticleWe Remember: Youth Day

    Youth Day commemorates the uprising of students in Soweto on June 16, 1976. The protests started after the Bantu Education Department directed African schools to use Afrikaans on an equal basis with English in secondary schools. The student uprising was a catalyst for the resistance movement that helped demolish the Apartheid... more...

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    Thu, 11 Jun 2020
    ArticlePride Conversations: A Q&A with Justin Fyala of...

    Pride Month this year is unlike any other. With so much change in the world around us, one thing remains the same: the significance of Pride to LGBT people, their friends and families. To help share and spread Pride this month, we’re conducting a series of Pride Conversations on this blog. These brief Q&As are designed to help... more...

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