Inspiring Stories: Healing Our World

The Guibord Center – Religion Inside Out and IslamiCity welcome you to a new season of storytelling and guided conversation about the real-life issues we encounter as we work to heal our world. In each session, people from various spiritual and ethical traditions will share their personal stories. You’ll also have a chance to share your own experience in a small group. We’ll reflect on the wisdom we find in our traditions and how to apply it in our own lives. 

The Guibord Center is an interfaith organization dedicated to opening hearts and minds. We’re partnering with IslamiCity, a global Muslim e-community, to bring together people with rich spiritual backgrounds and diverse perspectives for this second season of conversations focused on the challenges connected with healing our world. We hope this virtual collaboration will serve as a model of spiritual and interreligious engagement and mutual enrichment that unites our communities in faith and hope for a better world.

The Power of Nonviolence

The Introduction

The Stories

The Conversation

Merilie Robertson

Merilie Robertson

Merilie Robertson Merilie Robertson, a social justice advocate and retired teacher, taught science at Forman High School for Girls in Lahore, Pakistan for 11 years, followed by 11 more years at the Community School in Tehran, Iran. On her return to the United States,...

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Daibik Chakraborty

Daibik Chakraborty

Daibik Chakraborty Daibik Chakraborty is currently a second-year student at UCLA studying public affairs and economics. He has a love of public speaking and civil discourse and plans to enter the legal field after graduation. Daibik is a member of the Vedanta...

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Milia Islam-Majeed

Milia Islam-Majeed

Muslim- Executive Director, South Coast Interfaith CouncilMilia Islam-Majeed is the daughter of immigrant parents who migrated here in 1986 from Bangladesh. She has since then lived in the United States spending most of her childhood and adolescence in the small...

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Rabbi Susan Goldberg

Rabbi Susan Goldberg

Rabbi Susan Goldberg is the founder of Nefesh, an open-hearted spiritual community capturing the energy and vitality of LA’s Eastside. A fourth-generation Angeleno, she focuses on revitalizing the area’s Jewish community to again be an active part of these...

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