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8th annual CSW66 Interfaith Service of Gratitude and Remembrance

8th annual CSW66 Interfaith Service of Gratitude and Remembrance

Dear Friends, Please join us March 23, 2022 (ET) at 2 pm for the 8th annual CSW66 Interfaith Service of Gratitude and Remembrance. The Temple of Understanding is again honored to collaborate on this important annual event with colleagues from NGOCSW, URI, United...

Women’s Initiatives

Women’s Initiatives

As a leading interfaith organization founded by a woman, Juliet Hollister, the Temple of Understanding has long been interested in women’s full contributions to society as a pathway to peace. Our most recent Hollister award recipient is Ela Gandhi, an internationally...

Meet our 2020 summer interns!

Meet our 2020 summer interns!

Meet our 2020 summer interns! We were thrilled to connect with interns from around the world this summer via Zoom! For the summer of 2020, we ran a virtual internship program due to COVID-19 and had three main goals – making connections, promoting awareness and education, and coming up with ways that we can advocate for important causes we are passionate about both individually and as a group. Click here for more information about our 2020 program!

HLPF 2020: Ending Hunger and Achieving Food Security by Grove Harris

HLPF 2020: Ending Hunger and Achieving Food Security by Grove Harris

Ending Hunger and Achieving Food Security Intervention delivered Tuesday, July 7th, 2020, 3-4 pm Greetings. My name is Grove Harris, of the Temple of Understanding, and I am speaking on behalf of the Women’s Major Group. The COVID-19 crisis has already created a major...

UNwomen: Gender equality matters in COVID-19 response

UNwomen: Gender equality matters in COVID-19 response

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1587107802446{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}"]We suggest reading this information provived by the UN Women on Gender equality matters in COVID-19 response: The COVID-19 pandemic is not just a health issue. It is a...

HeForShe launches #HeForSheAtHome campaign

HeForShe launches #HeForSheAtHome campaign

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1587050658434{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}"]Our colleagues at UN Women have asked that we share this with you: As a consequence of the global COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people now find themselves  indoors....

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