The Interfaith Social Justice Collaborative Faith Calendar

ISJC Mission Statement: To network and collaborate as we work to serve and promote systemic change for the common good; to educate and inspire one another to positive actions; to model interfaith cooperation and to break down barriers as we work together for justice, right relationships, an end to violence and care for the earth. (To be added to the ISJC monthly e-mail list, contact sussieg@pacbell.net.)

 

Thursday, July 7 • 6 p.m.

The 22nd Pastors for Peace Caravan to Cuba will be in Fresno for a free public presentation about the current situation in Cuba and the purpose behind the caravan. This event will be held at Margaret Hudson’s Barn and surrounding beautiful garden at 4247 N. Thorne Ave.

Thursday, July 7 • 7 p.m.–9 p.m.

ISJC monthly meeting at the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno, 2111 E. Nees Ave. For more info, contact Negin Tahvildary at negginus@yahoo.com.

 

July 9–10 • Saturday, 7 a.m.–3 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Fourth annual St. Benedict Catholic Worker Yard Sale at 1669 N. Cornelia Ave. Money raised will provide much needed funds for their soup line and help keep their hospitality house going by providing help for repairs and renovations. For more info, visit www.sbcw.org or call Liza at 559-977-3648.

Wednesday, July 29 • 7 p.m.

“Intro to Buddhism.” Fresno Betsuin Buddhist Temple Family Dharma Center, 2720 E. Alluvial Ave. The book Essential Buddhism by Jack Maguire will be used for the class and may be purchased at the Betsuin office.

 

FAITH RESOURCES

Interfaith Alliance of Central California: To receive monthly e-mails, contact IACC secretary Janett Freeman at revnette@gmail.com.

Interfaith Social Justice Collaborative: Click “Like” on this Facebook page, and you will receive updates.

Interfaith Youth Alliance: Learn more at www.ifya-net.org.

Multifaith Exchange: Learn more at http://fresnomultifaithexchange.org/.

Listing of Religious Holidays: www.interfaithcalendar.org/2011.htm

What To Do in a Mental Health Crisis: A Guide for Family, Friends & Law Enforcement: Clergy and faith leaders are increasingly finding themselves in the role of “first responder” to a mental health crisis. This free brochure offers practical information designed to ensure everyone’s safety and well-being during and after a mental health emergency. For a reproducible copy, e-mail davew@mha-cv.org. Published in 2010 by Mental Health America of the Central Valley.

 

  • The Community Alliance is a monthly newspaper that has been published in Fresno, California, since 1996. The purpose of the newspaper is to help build a progressive movement for social and economic justice.

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