Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia
The Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia introduces itself with the line, "Dare to understand," and gives the following descriptive information:
Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Baha’i, Sikh, and others ... the Interfaith Center is governed by a Board of Directors and a professional team whose members reflect a broad spectrum of religious, ethnic and racial communities. These leaders advance the agency’s mission by drawing on their collective experience in interfaith relations and diversity work conducted in civic, governmental, community and educational areas.
The Center’s holistic approach to learning engages the head, the heart, and the hands through teaching, dialogue, and service. Formal projects, or Signature Initiatives, have the same goal, which is to create communities of hope and reconciliation throughout our region—in workplaces, schools and neighborhoods. We bring together religious leaders, congregants, and youth to get to know each other as people and to learn how to value and respect the “other” while maintaining (and often strengthening) their own religious identities.
Our tagline, "Dare to Understand," is both a statement of fact and a call to action.