Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Dayton

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Dayton

The Humanity First Community Dinner program in collaboration with Food for the Journey Project has fed around 60 people weekly culminating into 1500 people since May 2017 in the West Dayton Area.

With reference to goal # 16 Peace Justice & strong institutions:
1.The weekly event Coffee Cake & True Islam is working towards combating Islamophobia and building ties with the community. By providing a discussion platform/forum, the public is invited to ask any question on Islam and dispel their misconceptions and fear of Islam.

2. The ladies interfaith discussion group has built bridges across the Jewish, Christian and Muslim Communities by monthly dialogue on specific aspects of all three faiths. The growing popularity of this group is testimony to its non judgemental and genuine effort to understand the three religions by women who are passionate about what they believe in.

Websites are: www.alislam.org
and www.trueislam.com

Humanitarian organization is called Humanity First.
Website is www.usa.humanityfirst.org

 

Teens Inventing Peaceful Solutions (TIPS)

This innovative program for youth has been building for several years, involving students from 7th to 12th grades plus young adults. The Teens Inventing Peaceful Solutions (TIPS) network will be launching a public engagement at the 2017 Peacebuilder Walk and Village with a Youth Speak Out program. The group meets at the Dayton International Peace Museum.

For information: Jan Futrell <peacepathsteps@gmail.com>

Miami Valley Crime Prevention Association

Crime Prevention is the anticipation, recognition, and appraisal of a crime risk and the initiation of some action to remove or reduce it!

The Miami Valley Crime Prevention Association (MVCPA) was founded in 1975. The organization, composed of police officers, sheriff’s deputies and alarm & security personnel, is the oldest crime prevention association in the State of Ohio. It has been the only crime prevention association to serve the Miami Valley and continues to be the leader amongst regional association’s in Ohio.

Website: facebook.com/The-Miami-Valley-Crime-Prevention-Association-109198812477086/

Catholic Social Action – Dayton

The Catholic Social Action Office and Commission empower Catholics in the Archdiocese to celebrate and live out the Gospel call for life, human dignity, and care for God’s creation through Catholic Social Teaching formation, organized social ministries, and opportunities for public advocacy and action. We have organized ministries for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, Catholic Relief Services, and Catholic Rural Life Conference as well as for such current issues as respect life, immigration, care for God’s creation, poverty, international peace, and more. The office also coordinates and provides staff support to regional justice collaborative networks of parishes and other Catholic organizations: the Cincinnati-area Advocates for Justice Parish Collaborative, Dayton-area Weavers of Justice, and the Springfield Catholic Social Action Committee. The office also serves as an initial point of contact for ecumenical and interfaith relations for the Archdiocese.

Pam Long
Regional Director
Catholic Social Action Office
Archbishop Pilarczyk Center
1436 Needmore Road
Dayton, Ohio 45414
Office: 937-224-3026 ext. 5018

ETHOS Center, U.D.

The ETHOS (Engineers in Technical Humanitarian Opportunities of Service-Learning) Center seeks to provide service-learning experiences through technical immersions, student activities, research and hands-on projects. Through these experiences, students have gained perspectives on how engineering and technology are influenced by the world. Participating students have been able to use their engineering skills for humanitarian purposes, serving others through practical engineering knowledge. Our alumni learn about the world, different cultures and themselves.

Website: udayton.edu/engineering/ethos/

Montgomery County Commission

Montgomery County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 535,153, making it the fifth-most populous county in Ohio. The county seat is Dayton. The county was named in honor of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec City, Canada. Montgomery County is part of the Dayton, Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Montgomery County Commissioners have affirmed their commitment to peace and the legacy of Dayton’s peace history. Each year, the Commissioners plan an event around International Day of Peace, including the Honoring Our Veterans events and the cleanup of the Greencastle Cemetery, the oldest cemetery in Dayton.

International Cities of Peace

International Cities of Peace is the registered trademark of Cities of Peace, Inc., which is a Dayton based organization serving as the fiscal sponsor for Peace Dayton. International Cities of Peace is an associated network of independent cities of peace focused on self-defining their community as valuing and working toward a culture of peace. There are over 160 cities of peace in 43 countries on six continents.

Website: InternationalCitiesofPeace.org

Greater Dayton Christian Connections

The Greater Dayton Christian Connections exists to connect Christians, churches, and organizations to transform lives and to build loving, reconciling communities.

We value faith in Jesus Christ through respecting God’s creation – all persons and the natural order; through promoting Christian unity in worship, prayer, learning, mission and service; through contributing to the well-being of our community by being bridge builders, agents of reconciliation and advocates for justice; and through responsible stewardship of our financial resources.

Website: ChristianConnections.org

Dayton Human Relations Council

Established in 1962 by the Dayton City Commission, the Dayton Human Relations Council enforces civil rights; provides business and technical assistance to minority-owned, woman-owned and small disadvantaged businesses; and administers community relations initiatives that promote and maintain peace, goodwill and harmony; assists in reducing inter-group tensions, and ensures equality of treatment and opportunity to all who live, work, play, and gather in the City of Dayton.

Website: DaytonHRC.org