Public Conversations Project

The Public Conversations Project aims to prevent and transform conflicts driven by deep differences in identity, beliefs, or values. Their website includes information about their work, opportunities to connect and online resources like facilitation guides for purchase, a free online dialogue workshop and success stories.

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My Faith My Voice

My Faith My Voice is a grassroots effort by American Muslims from across the country looking to present their voice on issues affecting Muslims and Islam in America. It is an independent network of individuals that collectively claim no affiliation to any one organization or school of thought. My Faith My Voice serves as a platform for you, me or any one else who wants to reach out and talk directly to America. Through video…

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I Speak for Myself

I Speak for Myself is a collection of 40 personal essays written by American Muslim women under the age of 40, all of whom were born and raised in the US. It is a showcase of the true diversity found in American Islam.

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islawmix: Bringing Clarity to Islamic Law in the News

islawmix connects news readers, media producers, and legal scholars with credible, authoritative information about trends in Islamic law (“shari’a”). islawmix scholars map, analyze and respond to the growing landscape of news stories about Islamic law in traditional and new media. islawmix scholars have advanced degrees in American law (JD) and in the study of Islamic law (PhD), or the equivalent, and teach issues of contemporary Islamic law and society in American law schools. islawmix is…

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The Pluralism Project

Our mission is to help Americans engage with the realities of religious diversity through research, outreach, and the active dissemination of resources. The overall aims of the Pluralism Project are: To document and better understand the changing contours of American religious demography, focusing especially on those cities and towns where the new plurality has been most evident and discerning the ways in which this plurality is both visible and invisible in American public life. To…

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The Islam Project

The Islam Project is a multimedia effort aimed at schools, communities, and individuals who want a clearer understanding of this institution: complex, diverse, historically and spiritually rich, and–to many–mysterious and even forbidding.

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Unitarian Universalist Service Committee: Building Bridges for Civil Liberties

The Building Bridges project is a series of joint UUSC and partner-led workshops and activities in several major cities throughout the country. The goals are as follows: Raise awareness about the gravity of civil-liberties issues facing our country Build meaningful relationships that will help roll back some of the destructive policies of the last eight years Increase sensitivity to anti-Arab and anti-Muslim rhetoric in the media Create a greater understanding of the complexities and diversity…

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Change the Story

Huge numbers of Americans profess to having little knowledge of Islam despite the fact that there may be as many as five million Muslims living in the U.S. ChangeTheStory.net is an on-line resource aimed at transforming harmful stereotypes about Muslims that persist in society. This site offers an interactive experience where users – Muslims and non-Muslims alike – can meet their neighbors, learn about Islam and apply techniques of interfaith dialogue and action to local…

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