Tag: Religion

How to Educate Teams on Different Religions and Cultures

 A diverse and inclusive workforce extends beyond race and ethnicity to include cultural and religious practices. If offices in the U.S. continue to mark Christian holidays such as Christmas and Easter, it’s important to also consider the position of those with non-Christian religious beliefs. This, of course, is a complex…

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Conservative Columnist Jerry Bowyer Questions Tech Giant Oracle’s Commitment to Faith-Based Diversity

In a column for The Christian Post, investment manager, author and columnist Jerry Bowyer has called out multinational computer technology corporation Oracle, questioning the company’s commitment to religious liberty and whether the organization truly considers faith-friendliness part of its ongoing pledge to diversity and inclusion. It’s a problem he says…

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Senate Confirms Zahid Quraishi, First Muslim American Federal Judge in American History

In a remarkable show of bipartisan support for our usually divided congressional leadership, the Senate has voted to confirm the appointment of the first-ever Muslim American federal judge in U.S. history. On Thursday, June 10, Zahid Quraishi was officially approved to the U.S. District Court for the District of New…

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New York State Senate Passes Education Diversity Legislation

The New York State Senate voted on Jan. 3 to advance measures designed to improve school diversity, including attracting historically underrepresented talent for teaching positions and improving access to higher education. The “Grow Your Own” initiative for school districts, cooperative education services and higher education institutions is designed to help…

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Orthodox Jews in Champaign-Urbana Illinois Construct Eruv With Help of Mayor, Volunteers and Ameren

The small but active Orthodox Jewish community of Champaign-Urbana, Ill., had a problem: The area did not have the necessary infrastructure to accommodate the observant religious community during its celebration of Shabbat. Many Orthodox families were not sending their children to the local University of Illinois, and those Orthodox Jewish…

Archived: Southern Baptists Condemn 'Alt-Right White Supremacy'

The Southern Baptist Convention officially condemned “alt-right white supremacy” on Wednesday a day after an original resolution was shot down. “[We] decry every form of racism, including alt-right white supremacy, as antithetical to the Gospel of Jesus Christ,” the resolution states. Further, members agreed that they “denounce and repudiate white…