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10 Oct 2018

Beyond Islamophobia: How American Stories Transform Communities

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 -
8:30am to 1:30pm
Beyond Islamophobia: How American Stories are Transforming Communities aims to highlight fresh thinking from artists and activists who disrupt the noxious, bigoted cultural narrative to advance cross-community understanding and social cohesion for...
13 Mar 2017

The Roles of Arts & Culture in Addressing Islamophobia

Monday, March 13, 2017 -
8:00am to 6:00pm
Islamophobia is escalating rapidly across the country, fueling fear, discrimination and hate crimes against Muslim, Arab and South Asian communities. In recent months, we have borne witness to a growing number of hostile acts including vandalism,...
15 Sep 2011

New York's Diverse Muslim Community: Building Civic Engagement and Responsive Social Services - Learning Tour

Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 8:00am
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The events of September 11, 2001 had a profound effect on all New Yorkers who still recall a deep sense of loss and dislocation. Also vivid ten years later are memories of coming together. People across the city formed strong networks of mutual...

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01/2014
Latest Connected to Give Report: Nearly Two Thirds of Giving by American Jews Goes to Organizations with Jewish Ties
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Jewish Community Study of New York: 2011 Special Report on Poverty

Publication date: 
06/2013
According to this UJA-Federation of New York report, poverty has risen dramatically in the New York Jewish community since a previous study in 2002. More than 560,000 people in approximately 200,000 Jewish households are poor or near-poor, and 45 percent of the children in Jewish households now live in poor or near-poor households. More Jewish people are affected by poverty in the eight-county New York area than there are Jews living in other large Jewish communities such as Chicago or Washington, D.C.

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