Interfaith Council of Alameda County Condemns Police Brutality and Racism Once again, with the killing of an African-American man George Floyd, by a white Minneapolis police officer, we are reminded that racial injustice often takes deadly form in the United States of America. In the face of this often-repeated violence against people [...]
May 29, 2020 The murdering of George Floyd by the police on the streets of Minnesota reveals, in a most horrific way, the systemic racism that has infected our Nation from its inception. This is not an isolated incident but the latest eruption of a festering disease that demands treatment. [...]
A Reflection from the Christian Traditions: THE DOORS MUST ALWAYS BE OPEN by Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P.
THE DOORS MUST ALWAYS BE OPEN (A Reflection from the Christian Traditions) by Thomas P. Bonacci, C.P. The days of Pentecost are fast upon us. For most of us, we are spending the Easter Season sheltered at home. This is a most unusual time and, perhaps, our lives will never be the [...]
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Where you have found meaning and support lately? Thanks to Vice-President Terri Moss for these pictures and quotes! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ CHRISTIAN SCIENCE INSPIRATIONAL CITATIONS REGARDING THE CORONA VIRUS “I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. No power in the sky above or in the [...]
Shelter in Place order goes into effect! B'nai Shalom – Virtual Programs and CBS Updates Dear Friends,We have been closely monitoring events related to Covid-19. We are aware of the recent shelter in place order from Contra Costa County, and we will be pausing our in-building programs for the duration of [...]
Main County Health Department Link: https://cchealth.org Contra Costa Health Services Prohibits Mass Gatherings of 100+ People https://cchealth.org/coronavirus/pdf/HO-COVID19-01-Prohibiting-Mass-Gatherings-of-100-or-more.pdf CORONAVIRUS & HOMELESSNESS Frequently Asked Questions Updated: March 12, 2020 https://cchealth.org/coronavirus/pdf/2020-0312-h3-FAQ.pdf Congregate Living Facility Guidance for Prevention and Management of COVID-19 Preliminary Guidance for Homeless Shelters, Behavioral Health Residential Facilities Updated: March 11, 2020 [...]
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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 [...]
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 – email@example.com Sound Vision website – https://www.soundvision.com ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Uyghur Crisis Slides Kasim-TumanDownload Kasim Tuman – firstname.lastname@example.orgKasim [...]
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 [...]