Resources

The Bridge Alternative
The Bridge Initiative
This pioneering "crossover" initiative brings together celebrated faculty, subject-matter experts, and seasoned researchers to examine attitudes and behaviors towards Muslims; dissect public discourses on Islam; and uncover the operational mechanisms of engineered Islamophobia in an effort to raise public awareness and enrich public discourse on this pernicious form of prejudice.
Voting Information Project
Democracy Works/TurboVote
The non-profit, non-partisan Brooklyn-based Democracy Works/TurboVote organization aims to foster democratic knowledge and capabilities in college students through active engagement and by utilizing TurboVote's civic technology to drive the vote in every election local, state and national on campuses.
Center for Research on Learning & Teaching
Guidelines for Discussing Difficult/
Controversial Topics

This guidelines shared by The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan can help instructors facilitate classroom discussion around controversial issues. Whatever the context, it is helpful to structure such discussions in a way that defines boundaries for the process and provides some degree of closure within the classroom.
Harvard Divinity School
Harvard Divinity School
Harvard Divinity School is a nonsectarian school of religious and theological studies that educates students both in the pursuit of the academic study of religion and in preparation for leadership in religious, governmental, and a wide range of service organizations. Founded in 1816, and one of the oldest of Harvard University's professional schools, HDS has a long history of fostering scholarship and critical thinking, as well as supporting service and ministry.
Interfaith Youth Core
Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC)
The highly regarded IFYC works with campuses to build models of interfaith understanding and cooperation. IFYC believes interfaith collaboration leads to a society characterized by religious pluralism which it defines as "an intentional engagement of religious diversity toward a positive end or common good."
On Being
On Being opens up the animating questions at the center of human life: What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live? We explore these questions in their richness and complexity in 21st-century lives and endeavors. We pursue wisdom and moral imagination as much as knowledge; we esteem nuance and poetry as much as fact.