Interfaith Action for Human Rights

Interfaith Action for Human Rights (IAHR) represents people from a broad range of faith communities within the U.S. mid-Atlantic region who have mobilized collectively to change the culture, policies, and practices that permit or facilitate U.S.-sponsored torture or otherwise violate human dignity.  In addition to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we are guided by the wisdom of our respective faith traditions.

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Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington

Created in 1978, the InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington (IFC) brings together eleven historic faith communities to promote dialogue, understanding and a sense of community and to work cooperatively for social and economic justice through the DC region. IFC members currently include the Baha’i, Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, Jain, Jewish, Latter-day Saints, Protestant, Roman Catholic, Sikh and Zoroastrian faith communities.  We work towards creating a just community through coalition-building, education, training and advocacy; by uniting diverse…

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Jewish Community Relations Council

Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington endeavors to foster a society based on freedom, justice and democratic pluralism for it is such a society which affords Jews, and all people, the conditions most conducive to individual security, equal opportunity and creative group survival. JCRC accomplishes this goal through their work in four pillars: government relations, Israel advocacy, inter-group relations, and social justice.

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Methodist Federation for Social Action

Methodist Federation for Social Action mobilizes clergy and laity within The United Methodist Church to take action on issues of peace, poverty and people’s rights within the church, the nation and the world. Working primarily through the ministries of the United Methodist Church, MFSA supports and augments peace and justice ministries at the local, conference, and national levels. As an independent organization, we call our church to expand its understanding of the radical call of the Gospel…

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