October 27th -- Join the next CIC Living Room Dialogue by visiting Mt. Zion Baptist, one of the city's oldest, largest, and most important African American churches.
One of the newer members of the Center for Interfaith Cooperation is Kat Gagne, an AmeriCorps VISTA member. Kat generously shared a few minutes to tell us about herself. Given that we now live in a global community with tensions rising between various religious and ethnic groups in many areas, it is more important than ever to find common ground with those whose world view may differ from ours, seek understanding, our shared humanity and lead by example for future generations.
“A Chickadee bird was chosen to remind [us] of its ability to respond to any injustice with courage despite size and influence. Chickadees are small animals, but they are highly adaptable and brave. In this way, the Chickadee Bird Award is symbolic of leaders leading with courage and seeking new avenues of growth.”