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We Must Not Forget – a Statement of Solidarity with Buffalo, NY and Beyond

By |2022-05-19T22:42:41-07:00May 19th, 2022|Anti-Racism Resources, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|

WE MUST NOT FORGET: a Statement of Solidarity with Buffalo and Beyond        The May 10, 2022 massacre in Buffalo, NY, is a tragedy breaking the hearts of people around the world.  The nineteen-year-old shooter was said to be acting alone as he carried out his rampage in a [...]

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Encouraging Peace with our Christian Siblings

By |2022-03-17T18:14:35-07:00March 17th, 2022|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|

Encouraging Peace with our Christian Siblings March 17, 2022   The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa fully embraces the spirit and intent of the letter so many National Christian Leaders and organizations sent to His Holiness Kirill Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia of the Russian Orthodox Church.    Unfortunately, [...]

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Anti-Hijab laws in France and India worry Muslim men and women

By |2022-03-09T18:22:41-08:00March 9th, 2022|Anti-Racism Resources, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters, Raise Your Voice, Volunteer|

Anti-Hijab laws in France and India worry Muslim men and women   Hindus for Human Rights:  A Congressional Briefing on "INDIA ATTACKS MUSLIM WOMEN'S RIGHT TO WEAR THE HIJAB":  Under intense Islamophobic pressure from the Hindu extremists, the Indian state of Karnataka has moved to ban the wearing of hijab [...]

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Ukraine Resources Post: Agencies to give toward Ukraine – Musical Prayers to the war – Background context on the conflict.

By |2022-04-27T10:49:28-07:00March 9th, 2022|Donations, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters, Raise Your Voice, Volunteer|

Ukraine Resources Post:   International Agencies supporting refugees and the war torn Ukraine: International Rescue Committee Ukraine Fund: https://help.rescue.org/donate/ukraine-acq?ms=yt_ppc_fy22_ukraine_mmus_feb&initialms=yt_ppc_fy22_ukraine_mmus_feb&gclid=Cj0KCQiA95aRBhCsARIsAC2xvfxaJEWQv7-oKl-G5Q1QbV54nIT3qXClOmODvY-Kd9S-cQh6Fp9juC0aAj3JEALw_wcB Save the Children – Ukraine Link: https://www.savethechildren.org/us/where-we-work/ukraine?cid=Paid_Search:Google_Paid:Emer_Ukraine:Nonbrand:022422&s_kwcid=AL!9048!3!585132117591!b!!g!!ukraine%20donations&gclsrc=aw.ds&gclid=Cj0KCQiA95aRBhCsARIsAC2xvfxniwTLB_Ogd42iUHLNi5XDdwTdIIZ7VqoNeaDCgRaZwgPUXDSBb8YaAsFjEALw_wcB   UNICEF is supporting health, nutrition, safe drinking water, sanitation, and protection for children and families caught in the conflict in Ukraine. https://www.unicef.org/eca/emergencies/conflict-ukraine   [...]

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The Situation in Ukraine is Intolerable – a statement from the Gov. Board and SOJA

By |2022-03-08T15:18:52-08:00March 4th, 2022|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Uncategorized|

The Situation in Ukraine is Intolerable. Friday, March 4, 2022 The situation in Ukraine is intolerable.  Vladimir Putin continues to lie, manipulate, and murder as he attempts to destroy an independent nation and a people.  The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County joins with all people of goodwill who are [...]

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More in Xenophobia News

By |2022-03-17T18:15:36-07:00January 29th, 2022|Anti-Racism Resources, Donations, I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters, Raise Your Voice|

More in Xenophobia News: New Holocaust-denying flyers dropped in East Bay (Danville) https://www.jweekly.com/2022/02/04/new-holocaust-denying-flyers-dropped-in-east-bay/?utm_source=J.%20The%20Jewish%20News%20of%20Northern%20California&utm_campaign=1e23d95991-Newsletter%2002-08-22&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_93a945700b-1e23d95991-216459201&fbclid=IwAR2WPGh_-ylcm700ZLGE4dYx_a4I6tQfD0BEUcVYV_NfB_HIxxdE3ttuIVY   FBI reports at least 57 bomb threats to HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges & Universities), other institutions since January https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/02/23/fbi-bomb-threats-hbcu-worship/?utm_campaign=wp_post_most&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_most&carta-url=https%3A%2F%2Fs2.washingtonpost.com%2Fcar-ln-tr%2F362498e%2F6217b55e9d2fda34e7a71a97%2F5c8962ea9bbc0f6149739c42%2F30%2F77%2F6217b55e9d2fda34e7a71a97&fbclid=IwAR0A5G31R-LdiwCUMRnggOR-z8-Y5dIWcrZ5qMaRR5Cu7q-ybJo4Uf4PwUg   Asian American Hate: Reflections and the Road Ahead. https://youtu.be/u7uxKFi-s7A     NorCal man sentenced to six [...]

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Tsunami Relief for Tonga

By |2022-01-26T17:31:56-08:00January 26th, 2022|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters|

Tsunami Relief for Tonga A JOINT INITIATIVE BY The Tongan Consulate General San Francisco Office The San Francisco Tongan Interfaith and Community Leaders Coalition The Regional Pacific Islander Task Force Taulama for Tongans INVITE YOU TO MAKE DONATIONS OF SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT TO HELP THE PEOPLE OF TONGA IN THIS [...]

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I4C Statement on the Violence against the Jewish Synagogue in Texas

By |2022-01-22T14:43:46-08:00January 20th, 2022|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|

I4C Statement on the Violence against the Jewish Synagogue in Texas The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa is saddened by the rising climate of anti-Jewish animus both domestically and around the world.  The recent attack on a synagogue in Texas is the most recent manifestation of this troubling trend, which [...]

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Winter 2022 Ministering Together Newsletter

By |2022-01-24T15:05:06-08:00January 13th, 2022|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters|

Dear Interfaith Friends, Here is our Winter 2022 Ministering Together Newsletter!  With: •  ICHANGE Launch Announcement, with insert ICHANGE Flyer 1-6-22 •  Message from outgoing Chair, Dr. Erica Bains •  Message from incoming Chair, Diane Maltester •  ED Report •  ICARE Report •  Chaplain's Corner •  Coping with Nationalisms Flyer [...]

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Fall 2021 Ministering Together Newsletter

By |2021-09-16T15:14:14-07:00September 16th, 2021|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters|

Here's the Fall 2021 Ministering Together Newsletter. It includes a notice of the death of long-time Singing Messengers Director, Ms. Jackie Wan who led them for over 4 decades, providing a musical and humorous program for seniors across the county.  She will be very missed.  Also includes an ICARE update, [...]

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