Know Your Neighbor Webinars Know Your Neighbors: Multifaith Encounters has launched a bi-monthly webinar series in an effort to share interfaith ideas and resources within and outside of the coalition. Below are links to recordings of past webinars and resources shared by the participants, as well as links to upcoming webinars that are available to join. Past Webinars: How to Engage in Interfaith Work During Ramadan: Know Your Neighbor Webinar May 17th 2017 Facilitated by ING Interfaith Coordinator Kate Chance, this webinar explored the various ways that mosques, Muslims, and their allies can engage in interfaith work during Ramadan, with a particular focus on inviting other faiths to participate in Ramadan events. We heard from Ameena Jandali of Islamic Networks Group – ING, Faizan Syed from CAIR-St. Louis, Jeff Eagan from Se7enfast, and Tim Brauhn from ING (representing Shoulder-to-Shoulder). View the recording and resources here! Demystifying Sikhism, Hinduism, and Islam April 26th 2017 Facilitated by ING’s Interfaith Coordinator Kate Chance, this Know Your Neighbor: Multifaith Encounters webinar explored the basics of Sikhism, Hinduism, and Islam. We heard from INGYouth Coordinator Ishaq Pathan, Gurwin Singh Ahuja from the National Sikh Campaign, and Padma Mana from the Hindu American Foundation. View the recording and resources here! Interfaith Dinner Dialogues: How to Host in Your Community April 12th 2017 Facilitated by ING’s Interfaith Coordinator Kate Chance, this Know Your Neighbor: Multifaith Encounters webinar reviewed tips, tricks, and resources for hosting interfaith dinner dialogues, a powerful way to create community bonds while breaking religious stereotypes. We were joined by Rev. Jennifer Bailey from the Faith Matters Network/100 Days 100 Dinners, Carol Flores from Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston, and Chip Harrod from the Bridges of Faith Trialogue. View the recording and resources here! Interfaith 101: First Steps in Building Interfaith Relations March 8th 2017 Facilitated by Interfaith Coordinator Kate Chance that featured prominent interfaith organizations who gave their tips and tricks for interfaith efforts, such as sharing tools for starting an interfaith group and ways to foster ongoing interfaith efforts. We were joined by Megan Lane of the Interfaith Youth Core, Sari Heidenreich of the United Religions Initiative–North America, and Skyler Oberst of the Spokane Interfaith Council. View the recording and resources here! “Meet a Muslim” and Other Ways to Address Islamophobia in Your Community February 22nd 2017 Facilitated by Interfaith Coordinator Kate Chance on different methods of combatting Islamophobia in our communities. Mona Haydar, Catherine Orsborn, Moina Shaiq, Shakila Ahmad, and Ameena Jandali focused on tips for “Meet a Muslim” events, “Open Mosque” forums, ways those of other faith traditions can be an effective ally to the Muslim community, and ways to respond to frequently asked questions about Muslims. View the recording and resources here! Grounding, Re-focus, and Living the Best Expressions of our Faiths February 15th 2017 The panel was moderated by ING’s Interfaith Coordinator Kate Chance, and we heard from Jer Swigart, Co-Founding Director of The Global Immersion Project, Tarek El-Messidi, Founding Director of CelebrateMercy, Rabbi David Jaffe, Founding Director of the Kirva Institute, and Dr. Ji Hyang Padma, from the California Institute for Human Science. View the recording and resources here!