As the 2020 election season heats up, Interfaith Alliance just made available the newly launched Vote 2020 program. It is designed to assist voters, candidates, clergy, and religious institutions in navigating thorny issues regarding the role of religion in partisan elections. You'll find this & more:
To our 40 volunteers and Oklahoma Conference of Churches leaders at the State Capitol on Monday, March 4th for providing love, a warm smile and a welcome to our Muslim community: THANK YOU!! Please know that you are proof that we indeed “Many Beliefs, One Oklahoma!” And thank you, Gov. Kevin Stitt for becoming the first Oklahoma governor to greet Muslim participants in the event's five-year history as well as Senator George Young, for your citation honoring our efforts. It is our pleasure to ensure all Oklahomans are represented fairly and protected equally under the law.
The Interfaith Alliance is offering this training to clergy and staff of community agencies and organizations to learn about the complex and dynamic nature of domestic violence and specific barriers that victims of domestic violence face each day.
To make sure your lunch is included, please register by October 18. Registration may be allowed until October 21, subject to change.
"President Trump's revised executive order is still a Muslim ban, and it's still bigoted and un-American. Despite efforts by the President and his administration to spin the executive order as a security measure, the truth is self-evident. Today's action is fueled by anti-Muslim bigotry and motivated by a desire to score political points - not keep Americans safe.
"As a candidate, President Trump called for a 'total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.' In one of his first acts in office, he sought to deliver on that promise. In so doing, he shredded America's proud le...
Are you an active member of another cultural, diversity, or social justice organization? We could really use your help.
We are looking for Interfaith Alliance members and volunteers who are already active members of another organization to help us build partnerships. If you attend the meetings of, volunteer with, and keep up with the e-mail traffic from another organization, then we could really use you! You'll work with a couple of other volunteers and members to keep the Interfaith Alliance up-to-date on legislative issues of concern, help us promote other organizati...
We are always grateful to those who take the time to read our bi-monthly e-newsletter, but never more so than this month. After a dizzying almost two months of local legislation, Congressional legislation, and Executive Orders, lots of people seem burned out. So, if you are still one of our faithful readers, or if you have joined us recently, then thank you!
I would like to take a moment to address that very notion of fatigue that many people are feeling right now. If you are feeling weary of politics, of arguing, of national division, you are not alone. If merely supp...
President Trump Repays Religious Right by Attacking Transgender Students - Interfaith Alliance
February 23, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact: Josh Glasstetter, West End Strategy Team, 202-776-7700, Josh@westendstrategy.com
On Wednesday, President Trump revoked protections put in place by President Obama allowing transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity. In response, Interfaith Alliance president Rabbi Jack Moline issued the following statement:
“On the first day of CPAC, President Trump paid a debt to the Religious Right for its role in electing him. The mov...
The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma is alarmed and dismayed at the announced plans by the Trump administration to stop the processing and acceptance of Syrian refugees, as well as refugees from predominantly Muslim countries.
In late January, 2016, having returned from a trip to the refugee camps where Syrian refugees have been held, Congressman Steven Russell, Republican Representative of Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District, made the public statement that the vetting process was far more thorough and exhaustive than he had believed previously. He was impressed with the safety and reasona...
Interfaith Alliance president Rabbi Jack Moline issued the following statement in response to the draft version of President Donald Trump’s forthcoming executive order on refugees and immigration:
“President Trump’s forthcoming executive order is a de facto Muslim ban. The United States has long prided itself as a safe bastion for refugees around the globe facing persecution and strife. President Trump is poised to trample upon that great legacy in one of his first major acts in office...
Dear Friends of The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma:
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