The Hickey Center recently held the Parliament of World’s Religions: Inclusion & The Power of Love Pre-Parliament meeting where we met to learn and discuss this upcoming event. At this meeting, Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid, former chair of the Parliament of the World’s Religion Board of Trustees and Rev. Larry Greenfield,Executive Director of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, spoke about this event. Thank you all who came and we look forward to participating in this event in the future!
These are some of the awesome submissions we got for our banner contest during GCC 2018 this year!
Come together. Listen. Understand together.
We recently held our annual Global Citizenship Conference! We had well over 650 students from the Rochester community come. This conference was a huge success! We would like to thank all who came, helped, or supported this conference! For more information about our conference check out our website, or Facebook page!
The Hickey Center was featured in the Democrat and Chronicle Speak Out column. This article discusses our participation in World Harmony Week! Check it out!
Earlier in the school year, Hickey Center Executive Director, Dr. Shafiq, was invited to speak at Valparaiso University in Indiana. He spoke on issues of immigration and religion. We are proud of him for getting this invitation. We are also excited he was able to speak spreading knowledge on these important subjects!
BIG NEWS!! The Hickey Center is participating in World Harmony Week! We are so excited to share with you our events. There are events for the community and students. We hope to see you at these events this week!!
In the past week, the Hickey Center’s student workers have been busy planning for upcoming events and coming up with new ideas for programs, for students and community to come together to celebrate interfaith!
We recently had Dr. MaryAnn Bush speak on “I️ and Me: Raising Consciousness.” This discussed the first female images of the divine, how images influenced the identity of women today and throughout history and much more! This was a great lecture. Thank you for all who came and thank you to Dr. MaryAnn Bush for presenting. For more information on events visit our website or Facebook page!
We recently had Dr. Reuven Firestone a Professor at Hebrew Union College and who is an affiliate professor at the University of Southern California speak on Judaism. He gave such a powerful presentation. Thanks all who came!
This past Friday the Hickey Center hosted the Mingled Waters:Sufism & Mystical Unity of Religions lecture! This lecture was based on Inayat-Khan’s new book. This explores the inner teachings of Hinduism, Buddhism, Zoroastrian, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam from the perspective of Sufi wisdom. Thank you all who came. It was an awesome night!