Faith and the Faith Community
Center for Faith Based & Neighborhood Partnerships – our goal is to strengthen and expand partnerships with faith and community-based organizations throughout the country, as they provide critical support to people in need. Our office serves as a bridge between local and national non-profit organizations and the U.S. Department of Justice. We seek to connect faith and community-based organizations with relevant information and to provide them with up to date information about a wide variety of partnership opportunities.
FaithTrust Institute (formerly known as Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence) – a leader in providing training and educational resources for clergy, lay leaders, seminary faculty, chaplains, policy makers of religious institutions, and community advocates on the faith aspects of sexual and domestic violence, Seattle, WA.
- Garments for One Another: Ending Domestic Violence in Muslim Families – an important new resource for mosques, religious leaders, social workers, community groups and shelter staff who offer help to Muslim women who currently experience violence in the home. This complete package offers solutions to prevent future violence within the context of the Islamic faith. Includes interviews with survivors, religious leaders, and community advocates, 2007.
- Marie's Blog.
- Pastoral Care for Domestic Violence: Case Studies for Clergy (for Jewish and Christian audiences) – an important training DVD for Christian and Jewish clergy. This multifaith series of role plays demonstrates Catholic, Protestant and Jewish clergy effectively addressing common religious issues raised by victims, survivors and abusers in situations of domestic violence. This comprehensive training package is designed to be used for audiences who have an understanding of the religious aspects of domestic violence. Also ideal for use in theological education, 2007.
Institute for Studies of Religion, Baylor University – grasping the complexities and interconnections of religion in the lives of individuals and societies, Waco, TX.
LIFE ~ Living in Freedom & Empowerment – a ministry devoted to helping people live lives free of disrespect and abuse so they can be all God intends. We provide help, hope and healing through counseling, support, resources and seminars, Miami, FL. Read Blog.
Muslim Women’s League – a nonprofit American Muslim organization working to implement the values of Islam and thereby reclaim the status of women as free, equal and vital contributors to society, Los Angeles, CA.