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Better Together Day

Date and Time

Thursday, April 10, 2014
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM


  • Mary Idema Pew Library » Multipurpose Room


Grand Valley State University Better Together Day events
sponsored & coordinated by Diversity and Dialogue in an Age of Religious Conflict (REL 380)


April 10th, 7:30pm
Mary Idema Pew Library Multipurpose Room 030

Uniting in Theory: An Evening of Discussion and Dialogue about contemporary religious issues on...

  1. Dehumanization & Rehumanization
  2. Faith-based defenses of  liberty & tolerance
  3. Engaging diversity & dialogue

But don't just TALK... DO SOMETHING.
Join the class for interfaith community service at Relay for Life!


April 11th, 6pm
Fieldhouse Arena

Help the interfaith Relay for Life team — “Faiths for a Cure” — raise funds for cancer research while interacting with students of other faith and non-faith traditions!




Better Together Day is a national movement, started by the Interfaith Youth Core, that helps to make interfaith cooperation a cultural norm on college campuses and beyond. More information below.




Pledge to wear blue on Thursday, April 10, to stand in solidarity with students across campus and across the country who advocate against religious intolerance.


This pledge is for everyone who believes that people of different religious and philosophical backgrounds are better off when they work together. On April 10th, the Kaufman Interfaith Institute is standing up for the idea that diverse religious and philosophical identities can be a force for good in the world. No matter what your faith or tradition is, you’re invited to voice your values and pledge to support this event and advocate for interfaith cooperation in your community. 





Take the pledge to at and put Grand Valley State University on the map of interfaith cooperation.







Katie Gordon



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