Join this interactive discussion and workshop to share stories about injustice & resiliency spanning across generations. Hear personal narratives from elderly adults that may include – a Holocaust survivor, a former prisoner of a Japanese internment camp, and civil rights activists including African Americans, LGBT advocates, and Muslim Americans. Students from all backgrounds are welcome […]
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
August 15, 2017
You’re invited to a timely interactive workshop to learn how to: Identify the roots of hate and bias and how they can escalate when unchecked Become an up-stander and provide direct peer support to individuals and communities targeted by hate speech and violence Click here to register today! Welcome: James L. Stowe, Director, Montgomery County Office of […]
6:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
May 23, 2017
Please mark your calendars for our next Faith Leaders Response Team Meeting. In this meeting we will strengthen our bonds as faith leaders and review the impact of a 60 percent increase in hate incidents since the election. It has motivated the formation of several anti-hate groups in Montgomery County. We will reassess our role as […]
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
February 16, 2017
The Faith Community Working Group (FCWG) invites you to join our next Interracial/Interfaith Dialogue, “Seeing the Divine in Each Other”. “In small groups, led by trained facilitators, this dialogue will raise our awareness of racism and prejudice in our lives, and then focus on developing strategies and actions to change attitudes and remove obstacles that […]
6:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
January 3, 2017
The Faith Community Working Group (FCWG) invites you to join our next Interracial/Interfaith Dialogue, “Seeing the Divine in Each Other”. In small groups, led by trained facilitators, this dialogue will raise our awareness of racism and prejudice in our lives, and then focus on developing strategies and actions to change attitudes and remove obstacles that […]
6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
January 3, 2017
Leaders of any faith tradition are invited to a meeting on Safeguarding our Places of Worship. MCPD officer will present how to respond to an active assailant; securing your facilities, etc. And we will discuss how faith leaders will support any faith community or person of faith who becomes a victim of an act of prejudice, […]
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
December 7, 2016
The Faith Community Working Group invites you to join our second Interracial/Interfaith Dialogue, “Seeing the Divine in Each Other”. Participants will engage in anti-racism exercises in diverse groups with a trained facilitator. This is the first in a series of dialogues on racism. Each dialogue will begin with reflections on our sacred texts, our common […]
6:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
November 3, 2016
Please save the date to join Montgomery County Faith Community Working Group Faith Leaders Meeting. Faith leaders will be introduced to anti-racism training, small group exercises, and encouraged to engage their faith communities in grass-roots inter-racial, inter-faith dialogues in the fall and winter. Racism is the foundation for Xenophobia, Islamophobia and other forms of discrimination, […]
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
September 28, 2016
Please save the date to join the Montgomery County Annual Friendship Picnic that brings together communities with diverse cultures and faiths. Food and drinks will be provided so everyone may relax and enjoy the afternoon! Kosher, Halal, Vegetarian and Traditional Cusines! We kindly request that you bring one non-perishable food item, which will be donated […]
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
September 25, 2016
Did you know: 35% of kids in Montgomery County can’t afford school supplies? Extend your hand to help a needy child today! Donate school supplies or sponsor a student by donating $25 to ICC. Deadline: Friday, July 29 2016 SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST INCLUDES: Pencil Box/Pouch 1″ Binders Pack of Dividers Loose leaf paper (wide and […]
July 29, 2016