Articles by: Rev. Dr. Shanta Premawardhana

Faith-Based Diplomacy: Winning Hearts and Minds

Faith-Based Diplomacy: Winning Hearts and Minds

  On July 11th, I was in Dhaka, Bangladesh. That Monday morning, I spoke to and facilitated a discussion with 17 senior religious leaders: Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist and Christian. This was ten days after the attack on a bakery in the upscale Gulshan district of Dhaka, and the religious leaders […]

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An Incredible Academic/Fiscal Year

An Incredible Academic/Fiscal Year

MANY FRIENDS STEPPED UP to our challenge grant which required us to raise $200,000 and by Thursday, June 30th (the end of our fiscal year) we raised $208,000! THANK YOU! Your investment is very important to us. It not only gives us much needed funds, but it also encourages and […]

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A Pledge of Solidarity

A Pledge of Solidarity

Religious leaders, and people of faith and of goodwill who gathered at the Harold Washington Public Library in Chicago, on Tuesday, April 26th, affirmed the following pledge of solidarity. Standing together with Dr. Larycia Hawkins, they committed to stand in solidarity themselves, teach their religious communities to do the same […]

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