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2 days ago

Center for Religious Tolerance

Sign of the times.
Thanks, God
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4 days ago

Center for Religious Tolerance

This is happening right here, right in plain sight. Its time to stand up against all forms of hate speech, hate crimes and hate policies. If it doesn't demonstrate kindness and compassion, if it doesn't work to protect the defenseless, don't do it, don't support it. Act and vote like it matters, because it does, maybe more than you realize. ... See MoreSee Less

This should concern every one of us.

Opinion: No politician in living memory has been treated as badly as Ilhan Omar
The propaganda war against Omar is an attack on all minorities that make up the fabric of America
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And no President has ever recommended to another govt. that they ban a US Congress member!!!!!

2 weeks ago

Center for Religious Tolerance

True."Hate. It has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet." -- Maya Angelou

Teaching children to stand up against hate and fostering greater understanding of people who are different from ourselves is more important than ever. For books for children and teens about Mighty Girls taking a stand against hatred and prejudice of all kinds, visit our blog post “60 Mighty Girl Books About Standing Up for Others” at

For empathy-building book for young kids about the importance of being kind to others, check out our blog post "22 Children's Books That Teach Kids to Be Kind," visit

For two excellent books that help cultivate children's compassion for others by giving them a visual way to think about kindness, we also highly recommend "Have You Filled a Bucket Today: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids" for ages 4 to 8 ( and its sequel "Growing Up With A Bucket Full Of Happiness" for ages 9 to 12 (

For an insightful parenting book filled with practical advice on how to build kids’ empathy and compassion for others, we highly recommend “UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World”, visit

And, for children's books about girls and women confronting prejudice in many forms, visit our "Prejudice & Discrimination" book section at
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CRT Mission

CRT promotes peace and social justice through spiritually based interfaith activities. Our work is guided by principles of fairness and compassion, grounded in an abiding belief in the unity of human consciousness, and nourished by faith

Sarasota is becoming a trauma-informed community!

Join us to make our community a place of compassion, justice and healing.
trauma-informed community meeting

Jhody Polk at Community Bible Church, June 24, 2019

To join the mailing list, contact [email protected] Come to one of our community forums or special events. Community forums will be the fourth Monday of every month, from 6 – 7:30, alternating in North and South County locations.

Join us to make our community a place of compassion, justice and healing.

Upcoming Community Forums:

August 26th 6 – 7:30 pm Community Bible Church, 1959 MLK Way, Sarasota

Featured Speaker: Lorrie A Simmons

Featured Speaker: Lorrie A Simmons, MBA/PA, Founder & President, Victory Over Violence of FL, Inc. Join Lorrie as she shares the steps she went through as a victim and how her organization is using this to help others.

September 23rd 6-7:30 pm Venice United Church of Christ 620 Shamrock Blvd, Venice Featured speaker: Svitlana Vassilieva, Ukrainian refugee and member of the Trauma-Informed Sarasota working group. More information coming soon.

Special Event: August 17th 9 – 12 Community Bible Church, 1959 MLK Way Special performance of “Out with the Old,” a short play about trauma healing performed by the women of Community Bible Church. Facilitated discussion to follow. Refreshments provided.
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