Groundswell is proud to join a growing national movement of those who are standing up for compassion and courageous action. We encourage you to check out some of our partners:
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
CAIR’s vision is to be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding. CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions (CPWR)
The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions was created to cultivate harmony among the world’s religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world.
Interfaith Center of New York
The Interfaith Center of New York seeks to make New York City and the world safe for religious difference by increasing respect and mutual understanding among people of different faith, ethnic, and cultural traditions and by fostering cooperation among religious communities and civic organizations to solve common social problems.
Intersections is dedicated to building respectful relationships among diverse individuals and communities to forge common ground and develop strategies that promote justice, reconciliation, and peace. We are a multi-cultural, multi-faith, global initiative of the Collegiate Church of New York, the oldest corporation in North America dating back to 1628.
Not in Our Town (NIOT)
Not In Our Town highlights communities working together to stop hate. Their videos and broadcasts highlight and celebrate people who have developed creative anti-bias programs and responses. These stories have motivated many others to develop their own innovative initiatives which overpower the hateful actions and voices in their communities.
Our stories explore a wide range of issues including peace, tolerance, social justice and the environment. Odyssey is the nation's largest multi-faith media coalition with over 100 members, including faith groups, organizations and individuals
Prepare New York
Prepare New York is a coalition of New York based interfaith organizations who are committed to preparing New York City (and the nation) for the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 by promoting civil dialogue, education about religious pluralism, support for the Muslim community, and coordinating events on the day of the anniversary.
Religious Freedom USA (RFUSA)
On September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda terrorists took the lives of 3,000 innocent Americans. We cannot allow them to take the soul of America, too. Religious freedom is an American value that must be protected. Religious Freedom USA is a movement to stand with the Park51 community center as part of the tolerant vision of our Founding Fathers.
Rights Working Group
In the aftermath of 9/11, the Rights Working Group (RWG) strives to restore the American commitment to protect civil liberties and human rights for all people in the U.S. RWG has grown a strong coalition of civil liberties, human rights and civil rights, national security, and immigrant rights organizations to work hand in hand to restore due process.
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT)
SAALT is a national, nonpartisan, non-profit organization that elevates the voices and perspectives of South Asian individuals and organizations to build a more just and inclusive society in the United States.
Every day, Tanenbaum creates the tools that turn this vision into a reality. Tanenbaum confronts religious ignorance and violence head-on with results-oriented programs that reduce hatred and produce real change in the way people think and act.
Dialogue Through Action: World Faith’s mission is to counter religious extremism and strife by demonstrating how faith can inform work for unity and peace, rather than hate, war, and division.
Last weekend, participants of the Interfaith Weekend of Prayer and Compassion met in their churches and communities to preach, pray, converse, light candles and write letters to the children at our borders.
After witnessing the destruction of rainforests in his South American home, the Pope is calling our failure to protect the Earth a “sin of modern times.”
Thousands of people of faith have signed the Groundswell petition calling on the Catholic Campaign for Human Development to stop bullying the workers rights group VOZ over LGBT equality, and the media coverage keeps on coming, but the hard truth is that VOZ took the right moral stand — and lost a big grant.
This morning, President Obama issued a long-awaited executive order ending discrimination against LGBT people in hiring by federal contractors — without the so-called religious exemption loophole that some conservative religious leaders had called for.
Right now, our response as people of faith to the humanitarian crisis of migrant children at our border will not only decide what policies our leaders pursue, but also what values the soul of our country will reflect.
Lucky for all of us, Auburn Seminary and the Center for Progressive Renewal will be in the same place at the same time this summer – the National Church Leadership Institute, August 7th-10th in Atlanta.