Dare To Understand
In order to promote social harmony and inter-religious understanding, Interfaith Philadelphia equips individuals and communities for interfaith engagement, builds collaborative relationships, and stands in solidarity with our diverse neighbors.
The Walking the Walk Youth Initiative is a nationally-recognized initiative that provides teenagers with experiences, skills, and resources necessary to live in a diverse world, deepen their own identities, and break through walls that distance and divide them from people of other religious, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
Our Dare to Understand programming encompasses a wide range of audiences throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and is aimed at improving interfaith literacy and understanding among diverse populations. We offer religious accommodation seminars for business professionals, training workshops for individuals who wish to become better interfaith facilitators in their communities, and open houses for members of the public to visit faith communities across the region, among many other opportunities.
The Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia was founded in Spring 2006 to build relationships of mutual support, offer a moral and spiritual voice in the region, and identify issues of concern for dialogue and action. Co-convened by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, Rabbi David Straus, Imam Anwar Muhaimin, and Bishop Claire Schenot Burkat, the Council is the first of its kind in the city.
Note: The above descriptive information came from the organization's Our Signature Programs and Initiatives page and its Our Mission page.
In The News
- The Citizen Recommends: Krista Tippett's On Being Live, Philadelphia Citizen, April 25, 2019.
- Event Calendar: Upcoming Opportunities
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- Oxford Mills (the organization's location)
- Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia
- Walking the Walk Youth Initiative
- Zones Of Peace