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Why It Matters: Building Interfaith Bridges in Divided Times is a Course

Why It Matters: Building Interfaith Bridges in Divided Times

Ended Oct 24, 2018


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One-time, online, 60 minute session

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Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) is a non-profit that is focused on Tikkun Olam by creating a world where interfaith cooperation is a social norm.  Join us for this online learning session to discuss IFYC and Hillel colleagues' approach to interfaith cooperation and civic pluralism within increasingly polarized college campuses in the United States. This webinar focuses on IFYC’s core content and methodologies, provides an opportunity to dive into the importance of social cohesion, and shares proven tactics, by and from Hillel professionals in the field, for relationship-building across lines of difference.

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  • Online
    • Thursday, October 24th 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT / 10:00am - 11:00am PDT 
Facilitator: Janett Cordoves, Co-Curricular Partnerships Manager at Interfaith Youth Core.

Janett Cordoves, equips and empowers campus professional staff to be interfaith leaders. Through research, curriculum building and training, publications, and webinars, Janett seeks to elevate the priority of interfaith leadership on all campuses.  

Prior to joining Interfaith Youth Core, Janett worked in various capacities within student support services as well as within academic initiatives with Semester at Sea, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Barnard College/Columbia University, Northeastern Illinois University, Boston College, and Montclair State University.  Janett serves as the Communications Chair for NASPA’s Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education Knowledge Community and as the Associate Social Media Editor for the Journal of College and Character. Most recently Janett served as an Executive Committee Member for NASPA's Inaugural Convergence on Religious, Spiritual, and Secular Identities conference and presented a research poster on #DigitalFaith spaces. Janett is currently pursuing her doctorate in Ethical Leadership at Olivet Nazarene University where she is focusing on first-generation college students' spirituality and the relationship between their level of grit, equanimity, and spiritual qualities.

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