Dare to Understand Resources for Action from Interfaith Philadelphia and Partner Organizations
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Interfaith Philadelphia Resources:
Interfaith Philadelphia Curriculum and Education Resources
Speakers and Trainings
Children's Library Resource
"Dear Non-Muslim Allies" Letter Series (from Sofia Ali Khan)
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CITY OF PHILADELPHIA NEWS AND RESOURCES
Statement on Prosecution of Hate Crimes
City Provides Guidance on Supporting Diversity and Inclusion
Mayor Speaks on Recent Hate Crimes & Flash Mob (November 15, 2016)
INTERFAITH YOUTH CORE (IFYC)
Discussion Guide for Students to Address Current Events
Constructing Surveys: A Tip Sheet for Interfaith Educators
Ask Big Questions – How Do We Disagree?
Interfaith Leadership Skills in the 2016 Election and Beyond
Identifying a Theology or Ethic of Interfaith Cooperation
Frameworks for Interfaith Conversations
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AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU)
FEEL LIKE YOU’RE AT RISK? The ACLU has compiled a list of resources to help you.
If you're a protester or a journalist.
If you've been sexually assaulted.
If you’re interacting with the police.
If you're in need of reproductive care.
If you are a person with a disability.
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Resources for Combatting Violent Extremism
Department of Homeland Security Strategy for Countering Violent Extremism
Guidance for Developing a Local Framework for Prevent and Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Resilience
Strategic Implementation Plan for Empowering Local Partners to Prevent Violent Extremism in the United States
ISLAMIC NETWORKS GROUP (ING)
Education Curriculums (Grades 7-12)
Education Curriculums (College/University)
Resources for Civic, Community, and Faith-Based Groups
Upcoming Webinars and Presentations Relating to American Muslims
Interactive Map: “Know Your Neighbor: Multifaith Encounters”
Resources for Teaching About 9/11
TAKE ON HATE
American Attitudes Toward Arabs and Muslims
American Views on Arab and Muslim Americans
Fear, Inc. The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America
Islamophobia and Its Impact in the United States – January 2009-December 2010
The Islamophobia Movement in America
Islamophobia, the New Nativism
Not Qualified – Exposing the Deception Behind America’s Top 25 Pseudo Experts on Islam
The American Divide: How we View Arabs and Muslims
ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE (ADL)
Letter to Superintendents: Best Practices for Responding to Hate Incidents in Schools
Responding to Hate Incidents in Schools: Resources and Best Practices for School Administrators
Empowering Young People in the Aftermath of Hate: What Educators and Family Members Can Do
Myths and Facts about Muslim People and Islam
Myths and Facts about Muslim People and Islam: "Key Words"
Anti-Bias Education: Nice, France and Our Response to Terrorist Attacks
Terrorist Attack in Paris and Scapegoating
Analyzing Hate Crimes Statistics (grades 9-12 Current Events Classroom lesson)
Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act Fifth Anniversary (grades 6-12 Current Events Classroom lesson)
Identity-Based Bullying (grades 2-5 Current Events Classroom lesson)
Addressing Hate Online: Countering Cyberhate with Counterspeech (grades 9-12 Current Events Classroom lesson)
Discussing Hate and Violence with Children
Helping Children Make Sense of News Stories About Bias and Injustice
Creating an Anti-Bias Learning Environment
Recommended Multicultural and Anti-Bias Books for Children About Cultural and Religious Groups:
Anti-Muslim Bigotry (civil rights document)
Cyberhate Response: Best Practices for Responding to Cyberhate (civil rights)
Religious Freedom (civil rights webpage)
March 2011 ADL Report on the AFDI/SIOA
Stand Up to Bigotry and Create a World Without Hate (video)
PHILADELPHIA COMMISSION ON HUMAN RELATIONS (PCHR)
To report acts of bias or discrimination in your school or community, contact the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations.
Guide: Take Action To Combat Hate Crimes
HATE CRIMES & BIAS INCIDENTS FACT SHEET
TEEN TRUTH LIVE
TEEN TRUTH gives youth a voice, challenges you to think differently, and empowers everyone to be the difference. Featuring the most dynamic speakers, student-shot films and issue-focused programs in the industry, Teen Truth builds safe and connected school communities around the world.
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA
Violence Prevention Initiative (CHOP Center for Injury Research and Prevention)
Free2B: Multimedia Bullying Prevention Program (CHOP Center for Injury Research and Prevention)
BULLYING OF SIKH AMERICAN CHILDREN
Karanveer Singh Pannu
"The intent of this book is to introduce the reader to the unique challenges Sikh American children face in their daily lives, both in and out of the school environment. In particular, children in the Sikh American community have been the targets of severe bullying. It is critical to empower students, educators, families and communities with information and tools necessary to prevent bullying of Sikh American children. The suggested solutions are not just for Sikh American children but universally applicable to all children."
SCARBORO MISSIONS (CANADA)
Access Their Entire Interfaith Dialogue Section
Access Their Entire Golden Rule Section
Interfaith Curriculum for Schools, Youth Groups, and Congregations
Interfaith Curriculum & Do-It-Yourself Workshop Outlines
Principles & Guidelines for Interfaith Dialogue
Do-It-Yourself Workshop in Multifaith Sensitivity Training
Guidelines for Designing Multifaith Prayer Services
Interfaith Curriculum for Peacemaking
Learning to Live Together: An Intercultural and Interfaith Programme for Ethics Education
A Six-Session Workshop Outline in Jewish-Christian Dialogue
Do-It-Yourself Golden Rule Workshop Outline
Golden Rule Educational Resources
Golden Rule Curriculum for Schools, Youth Groups, and Congregations
Golden Rule Meditation Exercises
Interactive Golden Rule Flash Presentation
Green Rule Poster (featuring ecological texts in 14 religions)
View or order the Golden Rule Poster
SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER
Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Resource Guide
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE
ART BECAME THE OXYGEN: A Guide to Artistic Response
THE WASHINGTON POST
The first thing teachers should do when school starts is talk about hatred in America. Here’s help.
PEW-TEMPLETON GLOBAL RELIGIOUS FUTURES PROJECT
The Future of World Religions: Explore the rapidly changing religious profile of the world through 2050
REPAIR THE WORLD
Who Belongs in Places of Learning
Guide to Respectful Conversations
THE PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS
Philly's Historic Sacred Places Examined
How Philadelphia's Historic Sacred Places Have Been Repurposed
Determining the Future of Philadelphia’s Historic Sacred Places
FORUM FOR PROMOTING PEACE IN MUSLIM SOCIETIES
Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies
Marrakesh Declaration on the Rights of Religious Minorities in Predominantly Muslim-Majority Communities
The Official Website of His Eminence Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah
VIDEO: This is not the path to paradise, advice from Shaykh Abdullah bin Bayyah
NATIONAL CONSTITUTION CENTER
Podcast: The Supreme Court’s current term
Guidelines for Conducting Open Conversations: A “How-To” guide to help you share and discuss all of our Combating Extremism resources.
White Supremacy: An Overview: A comprehensive fact sheet about the varied white supremacist movements and groups.
Opposition to Places of Worship and Religious Practices in the U.S.: See how historical opposition to places of worship affected so many communities and how it continues to do so…
What is Fake News? Do You Know?: Fake News – the Five Key Takeaways
Five Ways to Counter Extremists on Social Media: A “How To” resource sheet for rising above social media extremists and right-wing hate groups.
Calls and Prayers for Peace and Justice: Read calls and prayers for peace and justice from many of the world’s great religions and philosophical traditions. They echo common threads that connect us, regardless of our different beliefs or lack of belief.
THE SIKH COALITION
EPISCOPAL COMMUNITY SERVICES
Advocacy: Take Action Here!
You are the key to our work for justice. Here is your opportunity to turn good intentions into positive action.
INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL POLICY AND UNDERSTANDING
COUNTERING ANTI-MUSLIM OPPOSITION TO MOSQUE AND ISLAMIC CENTER CONSTRUCTION AND EXPANSION
Recommendations for mosque leaders, policymakers, interfaith and community allies, and more