JOIN US: Chicago Leaders to Share Interfaith Perspectives on Loving Our Neighbors

Jim Grant


Below is an invitation to a virtual program on Interfaith Perspectives on Loving Our Neighbors, presented by the Parliament of World Religions.  It will be held at 3 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, February 23rd.  You need to register at the bottom of the message to participate.

The highlighted link Together We Heal  will take you to a comprehensive and wonderful list of resources that can be useful in this process.

Jim Grant
Having scrutinized this variety of manifestation, I realize that it does not really exist, in and of itself, and that everything is the undifferentiated Absolute Supreme Being, which is not different from the Self or myself.
                                                                 Ribhu Gita 26:3

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Join the Parliament in a Special Observance of World Interfaith Harmony Week ft. Interfaith Perspectives on Loving Our Neighbors

On Tuesday, February 23rd join the Parliament of the World's Religions for a virtual program in observance of UN World Interfaith Harmony Week on the theme "together we heal".

Tuesday, February 23rd | 2 PM Central

This programs joins others hosted by organizers and community leaders in Chicago as part of the City’s Together We Heal initiative. The initiative aims to build racial healing across Chicago and promote civic unity by encouraging Chicagoans to connect across lines of difference and support a collective conversation about our truth and our promise as a City.

This Spring the Parliament will host a series of virtual programs to foster conversation and share tools on healing and justice from the Chicago interfaith community, the first webinar in the series will focus on highlighting the critical need for our faith communities to foster healing and love for our neighbors.

Faith leaders from around the city are asked to reflect on, “How do we as communities and individuals heal and build better together?”


Janaan Hashim is a co-founder of and civil rights attorney with Amal Law Group, LLC, the nation’s first law firm founded by six Muslim women. Janaan has practiced law since 2006 and is also an adjunct professor at McCormick Theological Seminary where she team-teaches "Religious Pluralism and Ministry.”

Fr. John Pawlikowski is a Servite Friar priest, Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics, and Former Director of the Catholic-Jewish Studies Program, part of The Bernardin Center for Theology and Ministry, at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. He is also a Trustee of the Board at the Parliament of the World's Religions.

Rabbi Michael Balinsky is a Trustee of the Parliament of the World's Religions and served as the Executive Vice President of the Chicago Board of Rabbis, an organization representing two hundred rabbis of all denominations. He is a member of the Jewish Catholic Scholars Dialogue in Chicago and serves as a member of the Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago.

Sharan Kaur Singh is a Business Consultant and a Program Manager.  Currently, she works at SALDEF (the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund) a national Sikh organization based in Washington DC. Sharan organizes and develops programs that help to educate, inspire and empower the Sikh community.

Syda Segovia Taylor is the founder/executive director for Organic Oneness and has 25 years of nonprofit experience working with Black and Latino youth and families in Chicago. She prides herself on being a social justice advocate by promoting racial and environmental justice, physical and spiritual health, and the oneness of humankind and religion. Segovia Taylor also serves as a representative of the Chicago Baha'i community.

Moderated By:

Rev. Stephen Avino, COO of the Parliament of the World's Religions.

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Chicago, IL 60601
United States

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