• blog
    Tue, 19 Jan 2016
    Community Policing in Montclair

    Last week, I attended an enthusiastic community gathering in Montclair, NJ where Farid Johnson and Vieve Price announced the launch of “Phase 2” of our Community/Police Enrichment Training. Religious, cultural and community leaders were present and expressed their enthusiasm for this project, and their earnest desire that we... more...

  • blog
    Tue, 12 Jan 2016
    Remembering David Bowie

    And these children that you spit on As they try to change their worlds Are immune to your consultations They're quite aware of what they're going through             — David Bowie, “Changes” David Bowie died this week. He was always a hero of mine. I... more...

  • blog
    Tue, 8 Dec 2015
    Stop.

    There are moments in time when each of us must say something. This is such a moment. Intersections is an organization whose mandate is to bring people together across lines of difference in search of justice, reconciliation and peace. Heinous commentary currently making the rounds in the Republican Presidential primary, as espoused by... more...

  • Article
    Tue, 1 Dec 2015
    ArticleIntersections Hosts The Ambassador of Kazakhstan...

    At the November meeting of Intersections Board of Directors, we were doubly honored to welcome both His Excellency Kairat Umarov, The Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United States and His Excellency Kairat Abdrakmanov, The Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United Nations. It is rare for an organization the size of Intersections to host one... more...

  • blog
    Tue, 17 Nov 2015
    Paris and its Aftermath

    I recoiled in horror as I heard the initial news from Paris and as the night passed and the death toll rose, the news kept getting worse. The carnage was visible in cell phone images taken by eye witnesses. And, as our current reality unfolded over the weekend and into the beginning of this week, the long-term implications of these... more...

  • Article
    Tue, 10 Nov 2015
    ArticleVeterans Day

    Larry Winters, Vietnam-era Marine Corps conflict veteran and co-founder along with Scott Thompson of Intersections’ Veteran Civilian Dialogues, has released a powerful new video message for this season when we pay special tribute to our veterans. Called “I Won’t Be Knocking At Your Door,” and put to music that was... more...

  • Article
    Mon, 9 Nov 2015
    ArticleRev. Robert Chase Interview Clip on Uniform...

    Approximately three years ago, Intersections staff met with law enforcement and civic leaders from Memphis Tennessee, to talk about the relationship between local communities and law enforcement. What followed was the creation of Uniform Justice, a play that uses the Insight theory of conflict resolution to address those... more...

  • blog
    Mon, 9 Nov 2015
    Headlines Glower as Actual Pakistanis Speak with...

    Last week, we hosted a unique event at Middle Collegiate Church, one of five sister ministries — including Intersections — of the Collegiate Church of New York. Featured were scenes from the internationally acclaimed one-woman show, Burq Off!, about one young woman’s autobiographical journey navigating the stormy seas... more...

  • blog
    Mon, 26 Oct 2015
    Iraq and Afghanistan

    Time is relentless. Sometimes hours pass in a heartbeat; other times, years unfold without our even seeming to notice. On October 15, President Obama announced a reversal in U.S. policy in Afghanistan, saying that American forces will remain until at least 2017, beyond the length of his second term in office. Back in 2008, then Senator... more...

  • blog
    Tue, 13 Oct 2015
    Good News in a Weary World

    Lately, it has seemed that each new day brings another discouraging headline, making it increasingly difficult to remain buoyant when there so much sludge to weigh us down. Whether it be dysfunction in Washington or carnage in the Middle East, persistently unsettling economic news, or the impact of climate change on the world’s... more...

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