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Take Action: Faith and Politics

Use the following Action steps to get involved with Faith and Politics in your context!

Take Action: Faith and Politics

Use the following Action steps to get involved with Faith and Politics in your context!


Use the action items below to get involved with faith and politics in your context:
 

1. Research and attend community gatherings in your area focused on interfaith discussions. Interfaith Alliance is a great place to start, see if they have a location or affiliate near you!
 

2. Check out the Center for Engaged Compassion whose mission is to "Repair the world through the practical application of wise, skillful compassion". Their Founder and Co-Director, Dr. Frank Rogers Jr. has written an excellent resource on this topic called, "Practicing Compassion".
 

3. Look into The Faith and Politics Institute, an organization dedicated to cultivating mutual respect, moral reflection, increased understanding, and honest conversation among political leaders to advance productive discourse and constructive collaboration. They host a variety of events, see if there are any that you could get involved with!
 

4. Use the following Moyo Guides as reference points to facilitate important faith-centered politically-relevant discussions. The Encounters serve as thought provoking introductions, the reflection questions help facilitate healthy discussion, and the action items provide practical steps to take to get involved in these areas.
     a. Solitary Confinement: Jeannie Alexander: Prison Protocol
     b. Death Penalty: Stacy Rector: False Hope and True Healing
     c. Migrants and Refugees: Identity Crisis: How Do We View Migrants?
     d. Race Issues: Unlearning White Supremacy
     e. Sexuality and Gender: Alphabet Soup: The Spectrum of Self-Identity

 

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