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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Unitarian Universalists and Islam (pdf)

This is an interfaith dialogue guide and a reading group guide developed by the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations. It shares information about what Islam is, why it is important to engage in interfaith dialogue and with Muslims in particular, and specific suggested steps and advice for reaching out to Muslim communities.

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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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Standing Together

A series of study guides on Islam and Christianity that were developed by teams of Christians and Muslims working together

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Children of Abraham: A Muslim-Jewish Dialogue Guide

In 2007, the Islamic Society of North America and the Union for Reform Judaism partnered to develop a methodology and handbook for dialogue between Muslim and Jewish communities, providing a roadmap for the groups to engage with one another and explore the commonalities in their spirituality and practice. The guide is intended to be a starting point for those who have minimal, if any, experience with interfaith dialogue, and its 11 chapters discuss issues such…

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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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Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, in the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation by Eboo Patel

Acts of Faith is a remarkable account of growing up Muslim in America and coming to believe in religious pluralism, from one of the most prominent faith leaders in the United States. Eboo Patel’s story is a hopeful and moving testament to the power and passion of young people-and of the world-changing potential of an interfaith youth movement. The Unitarian Universalist Association has created a discussion guide to facilitate reading groups of Acts of Faith….

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