$25,000 Prize Waits for Registered Events of World Interfaith Harmony Week

January 15, 2014

 
The registration for World Interfaith Harmony Week 2014 is on, and the winning organizer will be awarded a $25,000 prize. Why do it?

To inspire harmony across the world through any event, from a community-focused gathering, to internationally reaching campaign, with the United Nations official World Interfaith Harmony Week, February 1 – 7 2014.
Suggested Events include organized meals, seminars, meetings, workshops, film or sporting events, fairs, and more.
In Atlanta, a grassroots coalition will begin their involvement with the Parliament’s Faiths Against Hate campaign through a kick-off of a metro-wide campaign to establish Atlanta an official Compassionate City. In Halifax, a multi-day Sacred Spaces Sharing program will bring diverse faiths into each other’s houses of worship to learn about each other, and in many universities, learnings for peace through interfaith understanding will be held all over the world.
If organizing an event is out of reach, observe the week through participating and promoting interfaith harmony. Events are listed here. 


Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.


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