Teens visit United Nations

Shayda Sales participated in the Silicon Valley Teen Interfaith Leadership Council. In February, she traveled to the United Nations as part of World Interfaith Harmony Week. She created a video that briefly shows some of the experiences she and three other teens from United Religions Initiative Cooperation Circles enjoyed.

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7th International Children’s Festival

Here’s a taste of what you can expect at the International Children’s Festival, Saturday, October 3, 2015, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

International Children’s Festival brings together children from different world cultures and communities in the Bay Area. More than 3000 people have attended the festival which includes traditional dances, performances, arts and crafts, children’s activities and food.
Different groups and ethnicities perform folk dances with authentic clothing and native songs. While enjoying traditional dances, visitors will have the opportunity to taste homemade authentic dishes and desserts from around the world. In addition to dance performances, children will enjoy magic shows, balloon twisters, face painting, pony rides and much more.
Download a flyer:Childrens Festival 2015

Interviews from Teen Leadership Council

The Teen Interfaith Leadership Council traveled to New Mexico in July to visit religious communities, engage in dialogue and community service, and to make new friends. Accompanied by SiVIC Board Members Deacon Steve Herrera and Diane Fisher, the students learned more about the religious diversity of the US, and learned skills for sharing their religious traditions with one another. Click on the picture or the link below to see interviews with the students describing their experiences. Thanks to Deacon Steve Herrera for the video production.

Teen Leadership Councilhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_TlPuPNd5zQZV9ZZnQwb3U2U28/view?pli=1