I was interviewed for an episode of the “In Times Like These” podcast, which is run by the most excellent Dr. Stephanie Varnon-Hughes at Claremont Lincoln University. You can listen to the recording here.… Read more
Why Are We Afraid of Refugees?
This article was originally published at Sojourners.
When it comes to refugees, our country seems to be torn between a desire to open our arms and hearts and a desire to be safe from all harm — as if … Read more
Talk to Others, Transform Yourself
I took Interfaith Youth Core up on their challenge for Better Together Day on April 14th and reached out to others of faith or philosophical tradition to have a conversation about what they believe and what values inspire them to … Read more
“The Good Side of Social Media”: article from Pubblicita Italia magazine, featuring Tim Brauhn
They even used my crazy beardo pic. Awesome.
In case you missed the other posts in the series, I traveled to Italy in June at the behest of the United States Department of State to present a series of lectures … Read more
My State Department Lectures in Italy: Activism and Change
Reblogged with permission from IFYC.org
On my recent speaking tour in Italy, I presented six lectures in eight days to NGO representatives, ethnic media journalists, and minority community leaders to discuss best practices for social web tools and movement-building in … Read more
My State Department Lectures in Italy: Social Networks and Social Narratives In the Digital Era
Update: You can see some photos of me looking terrifying during the talk here, courtesy of Paolo Ricotti of Giornale dei Lavoratori.
I usually finish public presentations with a bit of an endorphin rush and energy for some hours afterward. … Read more
“My Ignorance” – my guest post at Project Interfaith
The interfaith super-heroes at Project Interfaith in Omaha asked me to provide a guest post about my path to interfaith leadership. Here’s the intro – follow this link to the rest of the post:
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I grew up rural. That’s
Interfaith iPhone/mobile app: FaithNews – Multifaith News and Events
During the Faiths Act Fellowship, I was hosted by Islamic Networks Group (ING), an educational organization that promotes religious literacy and mutual respect. When the Fellowship ended, I came on board as a consultant. One of the first projects that … Read more
Faiths Act Fellowship draws to a close
I spent the last week of May in Chicago with the Faiths Act Fellows. For many, it was the first sight of each other since we parted ways back in September. Unfortunately, only 29 of the 30 Fellows were able … Read more
US Airways flight diverted after passenger “caught” praying.
How’s that for a headline? Let’s go with our gut reaction – it was a Muslim, wasn’t it?
Those lines are lifted from the news story. What kind of a … Read more