Sep 6, 2017
Application Deadlines: Cleveland, OH: Friday, September 29, 2017 (Application date has passed - no longer accepting applications.) Akron, OH: Friday, November 3, 2017 Dayton, OH: Friday, October 20, 2017 Workshops in Ohio: Cleveland (Case Western Reserve University, Community Innovation Network) Akron (Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at The University of Akron) Dayton (Sinclair Community College) READ MORE >
Jul 25, 2017

In an ideal college classroom, disagreements are expected, even encouraged. Ideas are challenged, students grasp to their positions, and professors foster exploration. When it comes to religion, the challenges of having equitable voices can be pronounced. In order to facilitate dialogue about a contentious issue such as religion especially in these trying times, a structured scenario can be very effective.

May 8, 2017

Essential Partners Executive Director Parisa Parsa was featured on Central Florida's NPR interview show, Friends Talking Faith with The Three Wise Guys: Imam Muhammad Musri (Senior Imam of the Islamic Society of Central Florida); Rabbi Steven Engel, and the Rev. Bryan Fulwider. Rev. Parsa talked about about faith, difficult conversations and the key to dialogue that can bring positive results. The May 2, 2017 episode titled Faith & Society: Difficult Conversations with the The Rev.