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A Free and Fair Election

IFYC stands in partnership with other civic organizations across the country who are committed to ensuring a free and fair election. We are also thinking about how we come together in the days and weeks that follow November 3.

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A Vote of Faith

As I’ve grown older, that pride and passion for voting has turned into dread and discouragement. Issues are complicated, candidates are multifaceted, misinformation is rampant.

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Chris Crawford: Politics is Loving Your Neighbor

I see politics as a way of loving your neighbor, and believe that democracy is the best form of government to allow people to reach their full potential.

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Truth, Religion, and the Internet

The Internet gives each person the ability to promote understanding between people who hold different truths, tell stories that bring people together and promote interfaith cooperation for the common good.

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Conversations with Eboo: Josh Dickson

And for Josh, the only way for America to achieve its higher purpose is if all Americans have a chance to achieve their higher purpose. And that has everything to do with the words ‘listening’ and ‘relationships’.

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A Free and Fair Election
A Vote of Faith
Chris Crawford: Politics is Loving Your Neighbor
Truth, Religion, and the Internet
Conversations with Eboo: Josh Dickson

INTERFAITH AMERICA

Hannah Willage
article - October 27, 2020
Interfaith plays a role here just as it has in all of my work. I believe that we exist at the intersections of our identities and that those identities can, sometimes, hold contradictions.
Aysha Khan
article - October 27, 2020
The past few months have seen the launch of several new national voter registration efforts by the Ahmadi and Ismaili minority Muslim groups, which face global persecution for their beliefs.
Aysha Khan
article - October 27, 2020
Jackson’s work as an inside voting organizer was funded by Pillars of the Community, a faith-based criminal justice advocacy group led by Black Muslims in southeast San Diego. Leaders of the group say they want to see an America without prisons.
Elana Schor
article - October 27, 2020
The statement’s wide swath of endorsements illustrates the extent to which the unprecedented nature of a mid-pandemic election has pushed organized religion to showcase its civic power.
Silma Suba
article - October 26, 2020
As we approach one of the most significant elections in U.S. history, we reached out to interfaith leaders across the nation to ask for prayers, poems, songs, reflections, from their diverse worldviews
Multiple Authors
article - October 26, 2020
Three IFYC Alumni from different worldviews pulled off an amazing interfaith feat this fall, creating an original piece of art in less than two weeks from start to finish without ever having met before.
Marcus Mescher
article - October 26, 2020
Francis calls on all people of faith to practice interfaith dialogue, friendship, and collaboration. Dialogue humanizes the other, it employs both respect and humility through a willingness to listen and learn from the other.
Shauna Morin
article - October 26, 2020
White evangelicals of all ages account for only 17% of the population nationwide, but they will doubtless play an outsized role in the upcoming presidential contest given their strong foothold in certain key swing states.
Lulu Abdun
article - October 22, 2020
As a Jew, I am called to pursue justice. The Torah says, “Justice, justice you shall pursue.” The word “justice” is stated not once, but twice because of how critical and central it is to Judaism.
Mary Ellen Giess
article - October 22, 2020
Below are some of IFYC’s favorite resources from our partner organizations supporting precisely this work. These tools can be useful in a variety of contexts – individually, in a religious community, in a classroom, or in a workplace.
Ibrahim Abdul-Matin
article - October 22, 2020
May the Creator of the Universe unite our souls and helps us all to be more consistent – and able to be able to sit and consider each other’s perspectives as part of the journey that makes us whole.
Silma Suba
article - October 22, 2020
On the edge of a particularly contentious election and with a new surge of COVID-19 cases, campuses across the nation are feeling the heat as they prepare to support their community before and after the elections.
Silma Suba
article - October 21, 2020
When asked about racial pluralism in the country, the report found that White Americans are less likely than other Americans to express a preference for racial diversity.
Paul Raushenbush
article - October 21, 2020
The Internet gives each person the ability to promote understanding between people who hold different truths, tell stories that bring people together and promote interfaith cooperation for the common good.
Paul Raushenbush
article - October 20, 2020
I see politics as a way of loving your neighbor, and believe that democracy is the best form of government to allow people to reach their full potential.
Eboo Patel
article - October 19, 2020
IFYC stands in partnership with other civic organizations across the country who are committed to ensuring a free and fair election. We are also thinking about how we come together in the days and weeks that follow November 3.
Pritpal Kaur
article - October 19, 2020
How can faith communities combat religious based bias and bullying? At the Sikh Coalition, we have been encouraging parents to take a proactive approach by introducing resources and opportunities to their young children’s teachers.
Elaine Krebs
article - October 16, 2020
As I’ve grown older, that pride and passion for voting has turned into dread and discouragement. Issues are complicated, candidates are multifaceted, misinformation is rampant.
Amar D. Peterman
article - October 16, 2020
As we head to the polls this November, or submit our mail-in envelopes, may we remember that we have been made to be in community, to see ourselves in light of the “other,” and to love our neighbors as we love ourselves.
Eboo Patel
article - October 15, 2020
And for Josh, the only way for America to achieve its higher purpose is if all Americans have a chance to achieve their higher purpose. And that has everything to do with the words ‘listening’ and ‘relationships’.
Silma Suba
article - October 14, 2020
Purple captures everyday Americans -- going straight to the heart of their differences on topics that matter to them, without papering over those differences.

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