International Cultural Center

Educational Programs

Attend hands-on workshops, seminars and town hall discussions with policymakers, analysts and academics on critical issues that affect our community such as conflict resolution, domestic violence, green consciousness and the impact of violence on our youth.

Conflict Resolution
Workshops led by Dr. Qamar-ul-Huda, Senior Program Officer in the Religion and Peacemaking Center at the US Institute of Peace in Washington DC on how to transform offense into an opportunity for dialogue.






Speaker Kolya Braun-Greiner, Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake

On February 9th, the ICC hosted 60 people from diverse faith traditions who came together to increase community awareness of issues related to water quality at “Greening Our Sacred Grounds”. Speakers included Paul Hlavinka of the Muddy Branch Alliance and Rev. Mary Gaut from Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake. The following presentations engaged congregations in […]

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On Wednesday, November 6, Rabbi Charles Arian, Imam Bashar Arafat and Reverend Randy Lord-Wilkinson led participants in meditation from three different traditions. Rabbi Arian of Kehilat Shalom focused on image-based meditation. Reverend Wilkinson of the Church of Ascension led with word-centered meditation and Imam Arafat of Civilizations Exchange & Cooperation Foundation led through God’s beautiful […]

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Dr. Hedieh Mirahmadi displaying Proclamation presented by Kasey Kaseman to ICC

On Sunday July 28th, the ICC hosted an Iftaar (breaking of the fast). Nearly 90 friends, supporters, colleagues and members of the community attended and shared the experience of breaking of the fast during the holy month of Ramadan. During the event, Mansfield Kaseman, Interfaith Community Liaison from the Office of Community Partnerships, presented a […]

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Meditation May 2013

On May 13th 2013 at the beautiful Am Kolel Jewish Renewal Community sanctuary, a private interfaith meditation was held for ordained and lay religious leaders. Leaders from the Buddhist, Islamic, Bahai, Christian and Jewish faiths shared their traditions surrounding meditation and scared chanting. The event was organized and moderated by Andrew Stern of the Interfaith […]

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Children's activity, planting strawberries to take home.  All containers were recycled

Community, Food and Fun! On Sunday, May 5, 75 people stopped by to participate in Green workshops. Grant Baxter, former Master Gardner and passionate about vegetable gardening reviewed the basics of Organic Vegetable Gardening in your backyard. Farmers Larry and Laura from Good Life Farm shared the importance of CSA’s and how to sign up […]

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