The state's first fully interfaith conference for clergy on faithful responses to domestic violence and sexual assault, Making a Difference, created by The Interfaith Alliance Foundation of Oklahoma (Mari Fagin, Conference Chair), is about to begin. Well over 200 clergy and lay leaders registered. We will make a difference.
Deb Stanaland, Chief Support Services Officer, and Certified Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Professional, with the YWCA, providing introduction and current statistics on the widespread problem of domestic violence and sexual assault, and how it impacts the life of ind...
Dr. Mari Fagin, one of the chairs for the Making a Difference Conference, joined the KOCO 5 studio to talk about the conference and how religious and civic leaders will gather to try to combat domestic abuse.
On May 5th, as in past years, The Interfaith Alliance Foundation of Oklahoma will host a Day of Reflection as a fully inclusive alternative to the
National Day of Prayer.
As many of you know, in Oklahoma and elsewhere, the National Day of Prayer, originally intended for all people of this nation, has been exclusively a Christian event since the 1980s. The Day of Reflection includes all belief traditions.
You are looking at a photo of 21 "books," people of different belief systems, all of whom are American. Tonight, each of these books told the story of his or...