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Out of the Shadows of 9/11: Millennials, Moral Vision, and the Global Groundswell: Beth Zemsky on social change wave theory and “We” instead of “I”
Organizational consultant and social change strategy expert Beth Zemsky challenges us to reframe same-sex marriage as an issue of inclusion that affects each and every person.
Posted September 7, 2011 | 10 Comments
Out of the Shadows of 9/11: Millennials, Moral Vision, and the Global Groundswell
Groundswell, a new multifaith movement for justice and social action, launched on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 with the panel, “Out of the Shadows of 9/11: Millennials, Moral Vision, and the Global Groundswell." Live streamed from The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC, Auburn hosted the discussion as a 2011 Jack and Lewis Rudin Lecture. “Out of the Shadows of 9/11: Millennials, Moral Vision, and the Global Groundswell" featured four visionary thought leaders: Valarie Kaur, Director of Groundswell and award-winning filmmaker (Divided We Fall, 2008); Ari Wallach, Co-founder, The Great Schlep, and social innovation expert; Beth Zemsky, organizational consultant and social change strategy expert; and Hussein Rashid, Professor of Religion at Hofstra University and Associate Editor at Religion Dispatches and was hosted by The Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson, President, Auburn Seminary. Learn how you can join the Groundswell by clicking here. Learn more about Auburn's commitment to troubling the waters and healing the world by clicking here.
Posted September 6, 2011 | 382 Comments
Religious Leader: Hussein Rashid
Hussein Rashid is just one of the powerful voices of faith who is joining the Groundswell of support for the 10th Anniversary of September 11th and will be a featured speaker at the September 6th, 7pm event Out of the Shadows of 9/11: Millennials, Moral Vision and the Global Groundswell. Join Auburn for this Groundswell event on September 6th, 7pm EST. For more information on Auburn Seminary and The Jack and Lewis Rudin Lectures click here. To send your Ribbon of Hope for 9/11/11 click here.
Posted August 18, 2011 | 168 Comments
Religious Leader: Wajahat Ali
Blogger and playwright Wajahat Ali encourages people of faith to use the upcoming 10th anniversary of September 11th to build community and bridge religious divides. For Auburn resources on planning for 9/11/11 click here. To send your ribbon of support for the 10th Anniversary Memorial Ceremonies at Ground Zero in NYC click here. Join Auburn on September 6th 7pm at the Groundswell Movement event Out of the Shadows of 9/11 by clicking here.
Posted August 18, 2011 | 11 Comments
Religious Leader: Ruth Messinger
Ruth Messinger is the President and Executive Director of the American Jewish World Service. She offers these words of hope to faith leaders preparing for the upcoming 10th Anniversary of September 11th. For Auburn resources on planning for 9/11/11 click here. For more information on American Jewish World Service click here.
Posted August 2, 2011 | 0 Comment
Religious Leader: Megan Putney
This month more than one billion Muslims around the world will celebrate Ramadan. Megan Putney, an organizer with the Muslim Consultative Network shares the importance of this year’s Ramadan celebration for American Muslims in the weeks leading up to the 10th Anniversary of September 11th. For more Auburn resources on religion in a multifaith world click here. For more resources on community planning for 9/11/11 click here for Prepare New York.
Posted July 28, 2011 | 238 Comments
Religious Leader: Gene Robinson
In the wake of the killings in Norway, Bishop Gene Robinson shares how communities of faith can learn from this violence of religious extremism. Click here for more Auburn resources about religion in a multifaith world.
Posted July 28, 2011 | 0 Comment
Groundswell: Auburn President Katharine Henderson
Auburn President Katharine Henderson delivers an address at the Chautauqua Institution on moral imagination, multifaith engagement, Millenials and movement building. To learn more about the Groundswell Movement click here. To learn more about Chautauqua Institution click here.
Posted July 25, 2011 | 3 Comments
Religious Leader: George Bush
In 2001, George Bush shared these words of respect to all Muslims in response to the events of September 11th. George Bush is just one of the voices featured in the video Some Things People Said That You May Have Forgotten and click here to watch the full video. For more resources to help your community plan for the upcoming 10th Anniversary of September 11th click here. To learn more about Prepare New York click here.
Posted July 19, 2011 | 20 Comments
Religious Leader: Rabbi Jill Jacobs
This week the United States honors freedom and independence and religious freedom stands at the center. Rabbi Jill Jacobs encourages people of faith to stand together with Muslim neighbors against Islamophobia and support religious freedom. Click here for more Auburn Media resources for religion in a multifaith world. Click here to learn more about Rabbi’s for Human Rights – North America.
Posted June 27, 2011 | 0 Comment