Fellowship of Reconciliation,
Los Angeles chapter
The Fellowship of Reconciliation is the largest, oldest interfaith peace organization in the United States.
Since 1915, the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR) has carried on programs and educational projects concerned with domestic and international peace and justice, nonviolent alternatives to conflict, and the rights of conscience. It is a part of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR), which has affiliates in over 40 countries. For more information, go to www.forusa.org
The Fellowship of Reconciliation, LA chapter, is a diverse interfaith group committed to active nonviolence as a transforming way of life and as a means of radical change. We educate, train, build coalitions, and engage in nonviolent and compassionate actions locally, nationally, and globally. To contact our chapter, email firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR-LA’s Arab World Education Committee
is pleased to announce………
Learning about Islam and the Arab World
LAUSD Salary Point Class:
|Instructors: Richard Jessel and|
|Rosa Melendez, LAUSD teachers|
2 Saturdays -- October 8 and 15, 2016
This professional development class will take place at UTLA's Helen Bernstein Professional Development Center (3303 Wilshire Blvd., 8th floor-- parking structure entrance is on Berendo) from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm on both days, Middle Eastern lunch included. Teachers (K-12, across disciplines) and HSS professionals can earn 1 salary point that meets LAUSD's multicultural requirement after required homework assignments are completed.
With a series of outstanding presenters, this class addresses many aspects of the Arab World and Islam, including: ethnic and religious diversity, history, cultural stereotypes, current political issues, and relations with the United States. This class provides information on teaching resources and strategies, as well as guidelines on meeting California and common core standards.
Registration deadline: October 7, 2016. (Late registration may be arranged.)
To register, please click here or on the REGISTRATION box,...