Category Archives: youth

Eboo Patel speaks on creating pluralism out of diversity

Eboo Patel made some powerful observations about the hard work of learning how to get along with people who are different from you. The founder and director of the Interfaith Youth Core, based in Chicago, was at Santa Clara University … Continue reading

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Eboo Patel at Stanford

In his Baccalaureate address to the Stanford Graduating Class of 2010, Eboo Patel, founder of the Interfaith Youth Core, shared the story of Brother Wayne, one of those people “who live at a slight angle to the universe, who see … Continue reading

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One Voice of Faith conference in SF next week

“One Voice of Faith,” a National Interfaith Conference on Global Poverty, will take place this coming Tuesday and Wednesday, April 20-21, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco. Major speakers for the conference include Ruth Messinger, president of American Jewish … Continue reading

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Just do it!

I ran across an interesting quote recently, from a review of Jonathan Sacks’ The Home We Build Together: Recreating Society by Amy Frykholm: Sacks doesn’t encourage people of various faiths to simply engage in dialogue; he urges them to quit … Continue reading

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Supporting Our Teens

Supporting Our Teens: A Multifaith Community Response Faith communities from diverse traditions will offer a forum on Supporting Our Teens: A Multifaith Community Response on Monday, August 31, 7:00 pm at the Cubberley Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. … Continue reading

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Days of Interfaith Youth Service

Project: Coastal restoration. Join an interfaith group of young people individually or as a youth group for this extraordinary experience of serving with those of different backgrounds who share common values. Non-native species are the second largest threat to biodiversity … Continue reading

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Bay Area Youth and Interfaith

Saturday, May 9, 2009, a group of some 50 Bay Area youth from Buddhist, Christian, Jewish and Muslim backgrounds came together to work on restoring a part of the Baylands Nature Preserve in Palo Alto. Working alongside one another, they … Continue reading

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