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Standing Together Against Hate

By |2020-01-04T15:18:43-08:00December 30th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

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 [...]

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

By |2019-11-02T22:12:41-07:00November 2nd, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice, Uncategorized, Volunteer|

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 [...]

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

By |2019-10-26T13:29:07-07:00October 26th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice, Volunteer|

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 [...]

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

By |2019-09-04T21:13:19-07:00September 4th, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

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 [...]

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

By |2019-08-05T20:49:27-07:00August 5th, 2019|Raise Your Voice|

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 [...]

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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

By |2019-07-22T23:49:17-07:00July 22nd, 2019|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

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 [...]

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

By |2019-04-20T14:45:50-07:00April 19th, 2019|Raise Your Voice|

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 [...]

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#CaringContraCosta Campaign

By |2018-12-07T21:07:48-08:00November 21st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

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 [...]

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The Defusing Hatred Program – Updated Dates

By |2018-07-12T16:09:16-07:00July 4th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

The Defusing Hatred Program Learn nonviolent communication skills in a safe environment and develop tools for responding to uneasy situations and hate speech. Enjoy an informative, visual presentation followed by conversation and hands on experience through role-play. Available at your congregation or small group by signing up a team from [...]

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The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County stands in solidarity with those congregations and schools in our county that the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) plans to visit this weekend.

By |2018-03-21T10:46:16-07:00March 21st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County stands in solidarity with those congregations and schools in our county that the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) plans to visit and protest this weekend.  The WBC is listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks such groups nationally. [...]

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