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Faith Communities & The 2020 Census

Dear Friends, As the 2020 Census process gets started, we want to acknowledge the level and extent of fear that many of our communities are feeling in the run-up to this year’s census. The leadership and ability to help all of our communities’ members overcome this fear will largely fall on the shoulders of respected faith leaders. The [...]

By |2020-04-14T13:16:34-07:00February 13th, 2020|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice, Volunteer|Comments Off on Faith Communities & The 2020 Census

Notes and Links from our Educational Event on Kashmir & the Uighur Muslims of China

If you missed the event, or want to watch a recording of the event from 7:20 pm on – please go to this link! https://boxcast.tv/view/understanding-kashmir-and-the-plight-of-the-uighur-muslims-in-china-966483 Video of Imam Malik's presenter on the Uighur Muslims crisis in China: https://youtu.be/O_PoZCG9DEo Malik Mujahid – malik@soundvision.com Sound Vision website – https://www.soundvision.com ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Uyghur Crisis Slides Kasim-TumanDownload Kasim Tuman – ktuman@gmail.comKasim lives in San Ramon with [...]

By |2020-01-06T23:42:10-08:00January 2nd, 2020|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on Notes and Links from our Educational Event on Kashmir & the Uighur Muslims of China

Standing Together Against Hate

Thank you Father Tom Bonacci and the Interfaith Peace Project for this statement.  STANDING TOGETHER AGAINST HATE On December 28, 2019, a day on which the Christian Community observes the “slaughtering of the Holy Innocents,” a man with a history of mental illness viciously attacked people gathered inside the home of a Rabbi observing the Seventh Night [...]

By |2020-01-04T15:18:43-08:00December 30th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on Standing Together Against Hate

Want to work on the reunification of families separated at the border?

An idea for working for the reunification of families separated at the border is a letter campaign begun by Judy Feins at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette.  Here's a draft letter you can send to your elected leaders. letter to faith groups re children-final Dear _______________: We are writing to you on behalf of a growing [...]

By |2019-11-02T22:12:41-07:00November 2nd, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice, Uncategorized, Volunteer|Comments Off on Want to work on the reunification of families separated at the border?

Has your congregation thought about hosting a Blood Drive? Now is the time!

Vitalant supports 45 hospitals in the Bay Area with their blood supply.  We are a non-profit, community based organization that runs 100’s of blood drives a month to keep up with patient needs.  The winter season can be a challenging time for collecting blood donations, due to factors such as the cold and flu season, [...]

By |2019-10-26T13:29:07-07:00October 26th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice, Volunteer|Comments Off on Has your congregation thought about hosting a Blood Drive? Now is the time!

We Must Stop Hurting Children, a statement from Father Tom Bonacci and the Interfaith Peace Project

WE MUST STOP HURTING CHILDRENSeptember 2, 2019 Dear Friends,                One of the ways to gain political power and control is to objectify and dehumanize a supposed enemy. Even before Mr. Trump became President, he engaged in dehumanizing people of color. Also, his rhetoric against Muslims, Jews, and anyone he does not deem to be a supporter [...]

By |2019-09-04T21:13:19-07:00September 4th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on We Must Stop Hurting Children, a statement from Father Tom Bonacci and the Interfaith Peace Project

Not One More – a statement from Fr. Tom Bonacci and the Interfaith Peace Project

NOT ONE MORE, August 5, 2019      We, here at The Interfaith Peace Project, were more than gratified that many people gathered in Washington, DC to protest the Government’s inaction in the wake of growing gun violence.  They chanted what must become the mantra for our time, “Not one more!”  The incomprehensible inaction of [...]

By |2019-08-05T20:49:27-07:00August 5th, 2019|Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on Not One More – a statement from Fr. Tom Bonacci and the Interfaith Peace Project

The Interfaith Climate Action Network invites Clergy and Religious Leaders to share Creation Care sermons and homilies in September in support of the Global Climate Strike

The ICAN of Contra Costa County, which has hosted many Earth Care and will be doing three Planet Friendly Food programs this program year, encourages Contra Costa Religious leaders to do a sermon series in the lead up to the Global Climate Strike Sept. 20-28. Below are the letters some of the ICAN Committee members [...]

By |2019-07-22T23:49:17-07:00July 22nd, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on The Interfaith Climate Action Network invites Clergy and Religious Leaders to share Creation Care sermons and homilies in September in support of the Global Climate Strike

Keeping Faith in the Face of Empire – message given at the Good Friday protests in Livermore, CA

Keeping Faith in the Face of Empireby Rev. Will McGarvey The message given at the Good Friday protest and Stations of the Cross and nonviolent Acts of Witness at the Livermore Nuclear Weapons Laboratory April 19, 2019, 7:00 am.  Organized by the Ecumenical Peace Institute/CALC and Livermore Conversion Project. www.epicalc.org (Order GF 2019 order of W v7.1) [...]

By |2019-04-20T14:45:50-07:00April 19th, 2019|Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on Keeping Faith in the Face of Empire – message given at the Good Friday protests in Livermore, CA

#CaringContraCosta Campaign

Please join us in the #CaringContraCosta campaign! The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County is encouraging our members and congregations to join us in sharing this message with our friends and neighbors. What can you and your congregation or small group do to make Contra Costa County a more caring, kind and compassionate place to live? [...]

By |2018-12-07T21:07:48-08:00November 21st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on #CaringContraCosta Campaign