2008 Events

Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Youth Nonviolence
Hosted by the ToU Youth Council

2008 eventsJanuary 24, 2009

Sustainability: Embracing a Global Initiative,” is the subject of the 2009 MLK Youth Nonviolence Conference. This conference will focus on youth and community empowerment in light of a wide range of issues related to global sustainability. Interactive workshops, speakers and performances will address topics including the role of religion in sustainability work, accessibility to health care, the global food supply and production, the “greening” of economies, strategies for ending poverty, “clean” energy resources, and access to drinking water.

The conference will be held on Saturday, January 24 from 9am to 2pm at the SGI International – USA building located at 7 East 15th Street in New York City.

PreRegistration is required. For more information please contact Renee L. Hill at renee@templeofunderstanding.org

Donor Gratitude Event

December 11th, 2008

The Temple of Understanding invites you to a gathering at CoSM Gallery for a talk on Sacred Space by artist Alex Grey on December 11th, 2008 from 6:30 to 8:15pm. Light Refreshments and a tour of the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, said to be “one of the most important artistic achievements of our time” is included in the evening. This event is free for our friends and supporters.

CoSM Gallery is at 540 W. 27th Street, 4th Floor, NY, NY 10001.
RSVP nedra@templeofunderstanding.org


Interfaith Experience at the Rubin Museum of Art

Friday, November 21, 2008 — 7 pm
Interfaith Experience at the Rubin Museum of Art, 150 W 17th St, New York, NY.
“Contemporary Paganism: Living an Ancient Faith in the Modern World.” with Judy Harrow, a Wiccan High Priestess. Click here for more information http://theinterfaithexperience.blogspot.com

The Temple of Understanding
10th Annual Juliet Hollister Awards Ceremony

September 2008

Majora Carter
Rusell Simmons
Bhai Sahib Dr. Mohinder Singh Ahluwalia.