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I4C Statements

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Introducing the Everyday Peacemaking Program

Everyday Peacemaking Program Following up on The Defusing Hatred Program, the Everyday Peacemaking Program explores practical ideas for staying in conversation with others, conflict management, and how our spiritual practices help us stay calm in tense situations. Then we break into small groups to create a response to a particular, potential situation. The presentation also helps kick [...]

By | September 11th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on Introducing the Everyday Peacemaking Program

The Defusing Hatred Program – Updated Dates

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 the Interfaith Council. Contact Rev. [...]

By | July 4th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on The Defusing Hatred Program – Updated Dates

I Was a Stranger – a Statement from the ICCCC Governing Board on Protecting Immigrant Families

I WAS A STRANGER      The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County joins its voice with the many Interfaith communities who stand in opposition to the current Presidential Administration’s immigration and refugee policies.   We are especially horrified by the Attorney General’s decision to implement policies that engage in separating children from their parents.  [...]

By | June 15th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on I Was a Stranger – a Statement from the ICCCC Governing Board on Protecting Immigrant Families

Poor People’s Campaign – East Bay Campaign & Mass Meetings

Download the East County PPC Rally  Flyer Poor People's Campaign – East County Rally  •LEARN from our neighbors affected by unjust policies •GEAR UP for 40 Days of Action •CONNECT with other activists, people of faith, and all those who care about justice •LISTEN to an inspiring speakers from Contra Costa County     The Poor People's [...]

By | June 13th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on Poor People’s Campaign – East Bay Campaign & Mass Meetings

Jew, Christian, Muslim: ‘See the Beloved everywhere’

Jew, Christian, Muslim: 'See the Beloved everywhere' Jun 26, 2018 by Kathy Coffey (reprinted here with permission – original publication: https://www.ncronline.org/news/spirituality/soul-seeing/jew-christian-muslim-see-beloved-everywhere) (Dreamstime/Vladimir Melnik) Nothing in my uber-Catholic background (weekly Mass and confession, memorizing the Baltimore Catechism, strict nun teachers) could have prepared me to participate in a zikr at which Muslim, Jewish and Christian people chanted the name [...]

By | June 13th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Jew, Christian, Muslim: ‘See the Beloved everywhere’

Ramadan Iftars

Bay Area Muslims Take on Hunger in Ramadan Despite all the advances of modernity, hunger is still widespread in the world. Eleven percent of the world’s population, a total of 830 million people, suffer from hunger. Although the U.S. is among the most affluent countries on the planet, the hunger rate here is actually higher [...]

By | May 19th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ramadan Iftars

The United States of Love over Hate: A Ramadan Supper Series

Shoulder to Shoulder is a proud partner of KYN. It is in that spirit that we'd like to share information about The United States of Love Over Hate: A Ramadan Supper Series, a nationwide effort to connect non-Muslims to community/mosque-led and home-based Iftars during the month of Ramadan (mid-May to mid-June). Please see below information [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on The United States of Love over Hate: A Ramadan Supper Series

The Moral Imperative for Addressing Gun Violence, by Pres. Terry Clark

In our last newsletter, our Council's President, Terry Clark has written an article on the Moral Imperative for Addressing Gun Violence here.   Moral Imperative

By | April 10th, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on The Moral Imperative for Addressing Gun Violence, by Pres. Terry Clark

Please do something! A plea to our elected leaders to do something about gun violence.

PLEASE DO SOMETHING! ​Once more our Nation and the World stands stunned at the tragic and needless loss of life. The latest school killings in Parkland, Florida underscore the lack of political will and the low moral caliber of many charged with political, civic and governmental leadership. It continues to confound reasonable people that a [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|I4C Statements|Comments Off on Please do something! A plea to our elected leaders to do something about gun violence.

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.

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.  They “proselytize” all those groups [...]

By | March 21st, 2018|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on 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.