Inspiring Stories: Healing Our World
Healing Our World is the theme of The Guibord Center and IslamiCity’s 2021 season of storytelling and guided conversation. In each session, people from various spiritual and ethical traditions share their personal stories about real-life issues they have encountered in working to heal our world. These stories illustrate how their spiritual beliefs give them strength and inspiration to continue their work.
Seeking Immigration Justice
May 26, 2021
Faith leaders share their personal reflections about the spiritual teachings and practices
that sustain them in their work for immigration justice.
Born and raised in Ecuador, Jonathan A. Fein Proaño has worked with immigrants and in immigrant justice for the last 11 years. Currently, he is Integration Manager at the International Rescue Committee in Los Angeles (IRC-LA). He oversees an innovative department that...
Facing Climate Change
April 14, 2021
Our storytellers share personal reflections about their work related to Climate Change the spiritual principles that inspire and sustain them.
Cancel and Call-out Culture
Addressing Cancel and Call-out Culture
February 24, 2021
Rev. Michael Reid Trice, PhD, is Associate Professor of Constructive Theology and Theological Ethics and Director of the Center for Religious Wisdom and World Affairs at Seattle University. He is the founder of Religica.org, a platform committed to amplifying...
The Power of Nonviolence
January 27, 2021
In 2008, Milia Islam-Majeed became Executive Director of the South Coast Interfaith Council (SCIC), California's largest and oldest interfaith council. The daughter of parents who immigrated from Bangladesh, she grew up in small-town Fulton, Missouri. Milia earned her...