JIRD Board Member Eboo Patel Launches “Better Together” Campaign

Posted on September 21st, 2010 | Filed under Best Practices/Non-Profit, Faith and Politics, InterViews

Below is a letter from Eboo Patel, JIRD Board Member and Executive Director of the Interfaith Youth Core.

Dear friends,


As a leader in interfaith cooperation at your institution, we wanted to let you know about an exciting upcoming opportunity from the White House and Interfaith Youth Core!

On October 22-24, 2010, the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships will host a two-day intensive training facilitated by Interfaith Youth Core for 100 interfaith student leaders and 50 campus staff allies in Washington, D.C. The program is designed to equip interfaith student leaders with the skills to lead IFYC’s campaign for interfaith cooperation on campus, “Better Together.”  Student participants will learn how to speak out on the importance of interfaith cooperation on their campus,mobilize their communities to take action, and sustain their efforts to create a lasting impact on campus.  In a concurrent training track, campus staff will be equipped launch new or build on existing interfaith programming on campus as well as support student leaders in these initiatives.

Click here to apply for the program today! Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with final decisions being released on September 27th, October 4th, and October 11th.  Preference will be given to early applicants.

We would love to have you involved in this program.  Please feel free to circulate this opportunity widely!  The White House is hosting this training precisely because they believe in the power of interfaith leadership.  Your contribution to this program would continue to demonstrate to the White House the strength of this movement.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at leadershipinstitute2010@ifyc.org.


Sincerely,

Eboo Patel

Founder & President

Interfaith Youth Core

P 312.573.8941 • www.ifyc.org

Twitter: @EbooPatel

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