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Student Life Events at St. George

Online Weekly Interfaith Leadership Certificate Program (1 of 4)

May 11, 2023 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM

Registration Deadline: May 11, 2023 07:30 PM

What can I expect to learn?
Gain tools to build religious and cultural fluency to better understand and work with diverse faith communities in contexts like the workplace, learning spaces, and day-to-day interactions. This workshop series is an introduction to engaging in interfaith dialogue and works towards building leadership competencies.
Learn about diverse worldviews and work towards social justice through this leadership certificate. Through this program, you'll explore:
• worldviews, spiritualities and faith traditions as they inform our day-to-day lives
• courageous conversations and build a supportive network and community  
• how to deepen your learning through problem-solving local justice issues
Our goal
To spark lifelong curiosity and respect for religious diversity.
Commitment Requirements
This co-curricular certificate requires commitment that will include 4 weekly sessions, experiential learning activities, and a culminating reflection. 
Our online weekly session dates are:
Session One: May 11 at 6--7:30 pm
Session Two: May 18 at 6--7:30 pm
Session Three: May 25 at 6--7:30 pm
Session Four: June 1 at 6--7:30 pm
If you are unable to attend one of the session dates, we have in the same week an in-person session offering on Tuesdays at 3:30-5 pm. 
We are also offering an in-person one-week daily session offering from May 24th to 29th at 3:30-5 pm. 
Please note that this workshop is part of a co-curricular program that includes multiple workshops and experiential components that all build on each other. For more details about the Interfaith Leadership Co-Curricular Certificate please visit our website.
Learning Outcomes
Develop an appreciative knowledge for different faiths, religions, and spiritualities
Gain deeper insights on the diversity within each faith group and the common ground across faiths that bridge and build communities  
Practice engaging in conversations relating to and intersecting with interfaith topics
Come away with strategies on how to navigate difficult conversations