Forum 2022

Science, Spirituality, Solidarity: Weaving Interconnections for Change

Online Event — October 20, 2022 10am-12pm ET

The Future

Since 2005, our summer internship program has been creating future leaders. Students attend open meetings of the UN Security Council, the General Assembly, and various committees.

Being the Change

Author on Food Sovereignty Dr. Vandana Shiva with Temple of Understanding United Nations Reps Grove Harris, Laxmi Shah, and Alison Van Dyk. The Temple of Understanding brings an interfaith perspective to critical issues like ecological justice and education.

Latest Updates:

We Stand for Religious Freedom

We Stand for Religious Freedom

The Temple of Understanding has long championed the freedom of religion and the separation of Church and State, as declared in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Religious freedom also means freedom from the imposition of religion. We stand with multiple...

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2022 TOU Summer Interns

2022 TOU Summer Interns

Temple of Understanding 2022 Summer InternsMeet our 2022 TOU summer interns! We are very pleased to welcome interns virtually from around the world this summer with a unique variety of backgrounds and interests. Our interns have begun to explore many topics -...

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environmental justice

Ecological Justice

food sovereignty

Food Sovereignty

interfaith education

Interfaith Education

united nations

United Nations

Kindness emerged as a fundamental value, and this year many men came to stand in full support of women's empowerment.  Many made this a family event.

Women’s Initiatives

"The oppression of women belongs in a museum"

Human Right to Water

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