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.

 

Friday, August 5 • 6:30 p.m.

Ramadan Night of Spirituality—Spirit of Abraham Awards. Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno, 2111 E. Nees Ave. For more info, contact 559-297-9535 or info@icfresno.org.

Saturday, August 20, 11 a.m. (during the worship service)

“Domestic Violence: Many Perspectives” panel discussion. Fresno Temple of Praise Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 4718 E. Yale Ave. The subject will be domestic violence and how to prevent it. The General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church recently began a program called “enditnow” to raise awareness of the problem. For more info, contact Victor Magana at victorena2005@sbcglobal.net.

Saturday, August 27, 10 a.m.–Noon

Interfaith Meditation in the Park. Woodward Park, Riverview Picnic Shelter. Would you like to learn a natural way to eliminate stress and enhance peace and relaxation in your life? If so, then join us.

Saturday, August 27, 2 p.m.–4 p.m.

Asian Accents: Sachiko Japanese Clothing Fashion Show and Sale. Fresno Betsuin Buddhist Temple, 2720 E. Alluvial Ave., Clovis. Tickets $10. Make checks payable to Fresno Betsuin Speaker’s Fund, and mail to Fresno Betsuin Temple, 1340 Kern St., Fresno, CA 93706-3390. Tickets will be on call at the door. For more info, call 559-291-9357.

Saturday, August 27, 6 p.m.–8 p.m.

Wine, Beer and Sake Tasting. Japanese appetizers. Fresno Betsuin Buddhist Temple, 2720 E. Alluvial Ave., Clovis. Tickets $25. Make checks payable to Fresno Betsuin Speaker’s Fund, and mail to Fresno Betsuin Temple, 1340 Kern St., Fresno, CA 93706-3390. Tickets will be on call at the door. For more info, call 559-291-9357.

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: http://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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