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June 2017

The Diary of Anne Frank

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Spiritual Living, 1195 Clark Street
San Jose, CA 95125 United States
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$5.00
Refugees

A staged reading adapted by Wendy Kesselman; Directed by Rachael Campbell The Diary of Anne Frank is the first introduction to what can happen when help does not come fast enough. This is a benefit performance in support of the Syrian refugees. All proceeds will be given to the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). The UNHCR was created in 1950, during the aftermath of the Second World War, to help millions of Europeans who had fled or lost…

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July 2017

Prayers for Peace

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
University AME Zion Church, 3549 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA United States
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Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice

In the midst of difficult times, Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice will host “Peaceful Presence,” a monthly prayer service on the evening of the 11th of each month, offering a time of quiet multifaith prayers for peace and strength for the journey.  All are welcome: those of all faith traditions and of no defined faith, those who are suffering at the hands of their own government, those who need a pause in the midst of intensive work on behalf…

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Discussion on Ways to Support Immigrants, Refugees, Muslims and Others

July 13 @ 7:00 pm
First Congregational Church, Palo Alto, 1985 Louis Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303 United States
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Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice

Is your congregation looking for ways to provide support and solidarity with immigrants, refugees, Muslims and others who are threatened at this time in our nation’s history?  Faith communities on the Peninsula are invited to a presentation by The Rev. Deborah Lee of the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity to help congregations and individuals discern and find concrete ways to engage in sanctuary -- a public, corporate commitment to walk alongside immigrants, mixed-status families and refugees to uphold dignity, due…

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I Am the Other: Countering Stereotypes, Religious Illiteracy, and Hate Crimes

July 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bay Area Youth Vaishnav Parivar (BayVP), 25 Corning Ave
Milpitas, CA 95035 United States
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In the wake of recent hate crimes against the Hindu, Muslim, Jewish, and Sikh communities, we’ve witnessed an increase in ignorance and stereotypes that have lead to violent attacks and dangerous misrepresentations that cause great harm to minority communities. Just in the past few months, a Sikh man in Kent, Washington was attacked, while there have been a string of anti-Semitic incidents and bomb threats to Jewish centers across the country. Moreover, the tragic hate crime shooting at a bar…

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August 2017

Prayers for Peace

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friends Meeting House, Palo Alto, 957 Colorado Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94303 United States
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Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice

In the midst of difficult times, Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice will host “Peaceful Presence,” a monthly prayer service on the evening of the 11th of each month, offering a time of quiet multifaith prayers for peace and strength for the journey.  All are welcome: those of all faith traditions and of no defined faith, those who are suffering at the hands of their own government, those who need a pause in the midst of intensive work on behalf…

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Interreligious Leaders Forum

SiVIC Forum: Universal Love, Service and Interfaith

August 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Center for Spiritual Enlightenment, 1146 University Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126 United States
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Speaker: Sai Prasad Venkatachalam Violence has forced over 65 million people away from their homes in the past few years. This is the largest number of refugees that mankind has ever witnessed - in recorded history! During his  travels to Turkey and Jordan, Sai Prasad came across hundreds of people that were affected. He was totally transformed after meeting and spending time with the refugees and their children. As a result, he decided to dedicate his life to alleviate the…

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Interfaith Gala Dessert Reception for Yezidi Relief

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peninsula Sinai Congregation, 499 Boothbay Avenue
Foster City, CA 94404 United States
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$36
Yezidis

Interfaith Gala Dessert Reception to help Yezidis facing genocide Our Gala honors Rev. Victor Kazanjian, Jr., United Religions Initiative; Rabbi Marvin Goodman, Board of Rabbis of Northern California; and Fatih Ates, Pacifica Instititue. Keynote speaker: Salem Daoud, head Yezidi religious leader for the United States and Canada. This is a benefit for the Beyond Genocide Campaign helping Yezidis facing genocide in Iraq. Jewish and Muslim dietary laws will be observed. Contact: Rabbi Pamela Frydmanrebpam@gmail.com

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November 2017

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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$100
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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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