“Know Your Neighbor” New Year’s Resolutions Campaign

“Know Your Neighbor” New Year’s Resolutions Campaign

Written by Don Byrd This week,January 8-15, the Know Your Neighbor campaign – an interfaith effort to foster dialogue and understanding – is promoting a social media initiative encouraging all Americans to strive to be kinder to others across the...
Know Your Neighbor Campaign: Share Your Story this Week

Know Your Neighbor Campaign: Share Your Story this Week

Written by Don Byrd If you haven’t already participated in the Know Your Neighbor campaign, this is a great week to learn more about it and get involved. The short version is: Know Your Neighbor is a multi-faith effort to encourage dialogue and understanding...
Take Action to Protect Religious Minorities: Welcome Your Neighbors

Take Action to Protect Religious Minorities: Welcome Your Neighbors

Written by Don Byrd Speaking at the Religious Liberty Council Luncheon in Atlanta, Georgia, last week, Baptist Joint Committee Executive Director Amanda Tyler introduced ways we can all help overcome bigotry and hatred targeting religious minorities, and she explained...
Thousands Gather to Support and Protect Texas Muslim Capitol Day

Thousands Gather to Support and Protect Texas Muslim Capitol Day

Written by Don Byrd Every two years, Texas Muslims gather at the State Capitol. The purpose is to meet their elected officials, give young people a civics lesson on how their government operates, and learn about political advocacy.  Unfortunately, in 2015 this...