Archive for March, 2016

Corned Beef, Cabbage, and Interfaith Dialogue

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Is there a better way to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day than corned beef, cabbage, and interfaith dialogue? I think not! Last week, 23 Muslims and Christians gathered for dinner and dialogue on matters urgent to people of faith. The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) and the Presbytery of Chicago’s Interreligious Workgroup were blessed to […]

Erie House Names Kirstin Chernawsky as New Executive Director

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Chernawsky is just the ninth individual to be appointed to the role of executive director of the historic settlement house agency that serves families in Chicago’s immigrant community. March 14, 2016 (CHICAGO)—The Erie Neighborhood House board of directors announced today it has selected Kirstin Chernawsky, now formerly the agency’s senior director of development and communications, […]

Reflection on Intro to Systemic Racism

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

“To be perfectly honest, this training made me — as a white male– uncomfortable at times, but that is as it should be. I learned that in order for any congregation or group to become truly diverse (multi- cultural and inclusive), we need to examine the role that being a part of the dominant culture […]

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