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October 2017

National Disaster Interfaiths Network – Disaster Preparedness

October 1 - October 31
National Disaster Interfaiths Network

Religious leaders are among the first and most trusted sources of risk-communication and crisis leadership; not only in houses of worship and faith communities but in the neighborhoods and communities they serve. They have a central role both when disasters strike and in recovery. National Disaster Interfaiths Network offers current and emergency news, updates on best practices, current resources, and conference/training information.  For more information and to pick up their Disaster Tip Sheets for U.S. Religious Leaders go to NDIN: Disaster…

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Charter for Compassion Webinars: Compassionate Cities and Governance

October 18 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 18, 2017

Charter for Compassion

October Webinars: Compassionate Cities and Governance In honor of the United Nations International Day of Cities, this series will explore what Compassionate Cities are about and how they are governed on a local and national level. Oct 11- Building Compassionate Cities: 8am PT Speakers:  Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville, KY & Thomas M. Williams, Esq Oct 18- Compassionate Governance: 8am PT Speaker:  Preeta Bansal To Register for these Webinars: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/1509502a41ee39ae34538d7d4481ef37  

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UN Day 2017

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pacifica Institute, 1257 Tasman Dr, Unit B
Sunnyvale, CA 94089 United States
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United Nations Day Since 1948, United Nations Day has been celebrated around the world in recognition of the 72 years of their service to humanity in the prevention of war and conflict, as well as the countless and continuous efforts they dedicate to make the world a better place to live. In recognition of this special occasion, Mid Peninsula UNA and SVUNA are honored to present keynote speaker, Mike Beard, Executive Director of the United Nations Foundation.  In his role…

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WE ARE ONE Vigil / Rally

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Paseo Padre Parkway and Walnut Ave. Fremont, CA 94538 United States + Google Map

We gather to stand in solidarity with one another and to celebrate our diversity, as well as our unity. We believe in equality, liberty, and justice for all. You are welcome to bring signs that express your concerns. We request that signs be peaceful, compassionate, and non-partisan. "We are of course a nation of differences. Those differences don't make us weak. They're the source of our strength." - Jimmy Carter

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Religious Freedom Conference

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Religious Freedom Conference

Viewing Locations: San Jose Stake Location: (Scott Creek and 680) 48950 Green Valley Road Fremont, CA 94539 DPA: Brittany Urness brittney.urness@gmail.com Fremont Stake will also meet in the same location as the San Jose Stake DPA: Teri Topham t.topham@comcast.net San Jose South Stake Location 5700 Commanche Dr. San Jose, CA 95123 DPA: Ada Woodworth adaanne@sbcglobal.net Morgan Hill Stake Location 1790 East Dunne Ave Morgan Hill, CA 95037 DPA:  Rachelle Bedell bedellr@ldspublicaffairs.org Saratoga Stake Location 19100 Allendale Ave Saratoga, CA 95070…

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November 2017

Hearts for Justice: Toward Understanding: A Jewish, Christian, Muslim Conversation

November 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trinity Church, Menlo Park, 330 Ravenswood Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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Abrahamic Traditions

Please join us for an interfaith conversation between leaders in the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faiths. Rabbi Sarah Weissman, the Reverend Matthew Dutton-Gillett, and Sheikha Maryam Amir will be our featured speakers for this event. In this dialogue, we are hoping to move beyond the great and formidable edifices of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, which means also to move beyond the stereotypes that we tend to have about these great traditions. Instead, we hope to give one another a glimpse into…

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SiVIC Interreligious Leaders Forum: November 2017

November 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join SiVIC and On the Table Silicon Valley for a Conversation on our housing challenges on Sunday, November 5th at 2:30pm at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1100 Shasta Avenue in San Jose. Housing issues touch every family in our faith community. This November, all of Silicon Valley will be in conversations sharing our concerns, experiences and solutions to the area's housing challenges. Do you wonder: will my children be able to live here? Can the valley continue to grow? What…

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PACT Leadership Luncheon

November 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054 United States
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Celebrating the Valley's Top Community Builders Every year, 500 corporate, business and non-profit leaders, philanthropists, elected officials and grassroots community leaders attend the PACT Luncheon to celebrate outstanding members of the community who have demonstrated civic leadership for the well-being of Silicon Valley. 2017 Honorees: Dolores Alvarado, CEO, Community Health Partnership Tom Steyer, Founder and President, NextGen Climate Kat Taylor, Co-founder and Co-CEO, Beneficial State Bank Sponsorship Opportunities and Tickets: pactluncheon2017.eventbrite.com

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Loving Jewish Neighbors

November 18 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 14, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 18, 2017 at 9:30am

Saratoga Federated Church, 20390 Park Place
Saratoga, CA 95070 United States
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LOVING JEWISH NEIGHBORS is a seminar for Christians who want to understand and honor Jewish neighbors. It navigates through a maze of conflicting information and stereotypes, then equips Christians with biblical solutions to challenges that have vexed Jewish-Christian relations for over two-thousand years. This graduate-level seminar is taught by one of Christianity's preeminent scholars of Judaism, and designed for grassroots Christians without formal theological training. All will be informed, challenged and inspired. Sessions are October 7, October 14, and November 18.More…

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December 2017

Soup and Coat Ministry 2017

December 9 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Grace Baptist Church, 484 E. San Fernando Street
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
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2017 Coat Giveaway Flyer What donations are needed? COATS (New or *slightly* used) - All Sizes New Items (All Sizes) Socks, scarves, hats, gloves, tents, blankets, sleeping bags, underwear Hygiene Kits (Goal: 400 kits) Toothbrushes, mouthwash, razors, toilet paper, soap, lotion, combs, Kleenex, shampoo, conditioner, chapstick, sanitary napkins Where do I bring my donations? Emmanuel Family Life Center - Donation Bins 467 N. White Road ~ San José, CA 95127 Grace Baptist Church - Donation Bins 484 E. San Fernando…

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