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Interfaith Center of New York
Founded in 1997 by the Very Rev. James Parks Morton, former Dean of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, ICNY’s historic partners have included the New York State Unified Court System, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, UJA Federation, The Center for Court Innovation, the Harlem Community Justice Center, CONNECT and the city’s nine Social Work Schools.
New York, New York. USA
defining interfaith as the positive awareness of religious diversity, and the intention or actual practice of engaging people of different faiths for the betterment of society as a whole.
to make New York City and the world safe for religious difference by increasing respect and mutual understanding among peopel of different faith, ethnic and cultural traditions and by fostering cooperation among religious communities and civic organizations to solve common social problems.
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catalyzes collaborations among hundreds of grassroots and immigrant religious leaders and civic officials (judges, teachers, and social workers) to address New York’s most pressing social problems. We define interfaith as the positive awareness of religious diversity, and the intention or actual practice of engaging people of different faiths for the betterment of society as a whole. For our purposes social change is defined as the integrated effect of changing attitudes and social patterns towards other religious communities while at the same time improving the social well-being of one’s own community and the community at large.
Board, staff, major city faith partners
Circles of support and social action in the local community. James Parks Morton Interfaith Award, named in tribute of The Interfaith Center of New York’s founder and active board member, recognizes individuals or organizations that exemplify an outstanding commitment to promoting human development and peace.
dialogue, culture, grassroots, awareness, education
The Interfaith Center of New York, 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 540, New York, NY 10115