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Resources & Links

Annotated Resource Pages

Continuum of Action

Parish Best Practices
A beginning list of social justice programs and actions

Interfaith Resources

 


Organizations & Websites

20,000 Dialogues
A nationwide initiative that uses discussions about films to promote pluralism, dialogue, and civic engagement. It seeks to build greater understanding of Muslims through films and conversation.

American Jewish World Service
International development organization motivated by Judaism's imperative to act for justice through grants and grassroots organizations, volunteer service, advocacy and education; fosters civil society, sustainable development and human rights for all people, while promoting the values and responsibilities of global citizenship within the Jewish community.

American Society for Muslim Advancement
Website dedicated to strengthening an authentic expression of Islam based on cultural and religious harmony through interfaith collaboration, youth and women’s empowerment, and arts and cultural exchange.

Beliefnet
Independent spiritual website to explore a variety of spiritual traditions; provides devotional tools, thought-provoking commentary on a wide range of issues and access to spiritual teachers and clergy throughout the world.

Daughters of Abraham
Interfaith women’s book club.

Fellowship of Reconciliation
An interfaith organization committed to active nonviolence as a transforming way of life and as a means of radical change through education and training, building coalitions, and engaging in nonviolent and compassionate actions locally, nationally, and globally.

Hillel
Largest Jewish campus organization in the world.

The Interfaith Calendar
Primary sacred times for world religions.

Interfaith Marketplace
Offers tools and resources to guide you in experiencing the beauty and richness of the world’s major religions.

The Interfaith Network
Sponsor, support and promote interfaith activities and programs that foster cooperation, understanding, social interaction and individual spiritual growth among people of all faiths.

Interfaith Youth Core
An international interfaith youth movement on five continents and over 200 college and university campuses using service as the bridge to build cooperation, peace and work for the common good.

Islamic Society of North America
Founded by Muslims in North America for the purpose of establishing an open, pluralistic platform for presenting Islam, supporting Muslim communities, developing educational, social and outreach programs and fostering good relations with other religious communities, civic and service organizations and all levels of government.

Jewish-Christian Relations
Sponsored by the International Council of Christians and Jews, fosters mutual respect and understanding between Christians and Jews; offers articles, reports, book reviews and study guides on Jewish-Christian relations.

M and M Entertainment
A guide to Jewish resources on a wide variety of topics, including liturgy,holidays and language, among others.

My Jewish Learning
The leading transdenominational website of Jewish information and education; the site offers thousands of articles on all aspects of Judaism and Jewish life and is geared toward adults of all ages and backgrounds, from novice learners, who may be exploring Judaism for the first time, to experienced learners, who are looking to delve deeper into specific topic areas.

National Council of Churches
Works for ecumenical cooperation among Christian churches in the US; provides resources and theological reflection on interfaith relationships.

National Religious Campaign Against Torture
Mobilizes people of faith to end torture in US policy, practice and culture; provides educational resources, as well as a legislative action center.

On 1 Foot
A project of the American Jewish World Service, offers Jewish texts on social justice.

Patheos
Patheos brings together faith communities, academics, and the broader public into a single environment in which to engage in the global dialogue about religion and spirituality.

Religion Facts
Provides articles on a wide variety of world religions, both ancient and modern, including a number of comparisons of religious denominations and faith traditions in such areas as beliefs, governance, practices, among others.

Religions for Peace
One of the largest representative interreligious collaboration in the US whose mission is translate deeply held and widely shared values into concrete multi-religious action through championing diversity, building community, and mentoring leaders.

Shoulder to Shoulder Campaign
Offers resources and strategies for local and regional efforts to end anti-Muslim sentiment.

Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
A secular, non-sectarian organization that promotes mutual respect through education, practical programs, resources and toolkits to resolve religious tensions and prejudice in areas of armed conflict, schools, workplaces, and health care settings.

United Religions Initiatives
An internationally recognized interfaith network active in 78 countries for the purpose of cultivating and connecting grassroots change-makers across religious, cultural and geographic boundaries, harnessing their collective power to take on religiously motivated violence and social, economic and environmental crises that destabilize regions and contribute to poverty.

Women’s Initiative in Spirituality and Equality
A global program, social network and grassroots social justice movement led by Muslim women.

World Council of Churches
A worldwide fellowship of churches seeking unity, a common witness and Christian service; offers programs and resources to strengthen inter-religious trust and respect.


Regional - Pacific Northwest

Associated Ministries
An organization of Christian and interfaith communities serving Pierce County through education, advocacy and direct service.

CAIR-Washington
CAIR-Washington the local Washington state chapter of CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) serving the neighboring Northwest. CAIR is the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy group.

The Cascadian Center at Camp Brotherhood
An inclusive interfaith organization that offers facilities for educational, spiritual and experiential programs.

The Church Council of Greater Seattle
Represents more than 400 churches and 15 denominations in King and south Snohomish Counties; works with interfaith partners to promote compassion, reconciliation, justice and peace.

Compassionate Seattle
A network of self-organizing groups who share a common vision for a compassionate world.

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon
Statewide association of Christian denominations, congregations, ecumenical organizations and interfaith partners working together to improve the lives of Oregonians through community ministry programs, ecumenical and interreligious dialogue, environmental ministryand public policy advocacy.

Interfaith Council of Greater Portland
Sponsors events and presents opportunities for people who are interested in interfaith dialogue to gather with other believers from a wide variety of faith communities.

Interfaith Works
An association of faith communities and organizations in the South Sound region promoting social change through interfaith understanding and cooperation.


Link Disclaimer: The links above are provided as a resource. Their listing does not imply an endorsement by IPJC.


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