What better way to get a sense of our work, and hear first-hand from the people who are affected by our programming, than through the medium of video. You can also find a listing of our videos on our YouTube channel.
- VideosMon, 21 Apr 2014TE'A Presents Cadence: Home
Cadence: Home tells the story of four veterans from the wars in Iraq & Afghanistan who struggle with their civilian friends and family to reestablish their relationships, cope with their pasts, and readjust to their worlds. After a series of workshop performances, Cadence: Home premiered at the Metro-Baptist Church in New York City in Fall 2012, then was produced at the Straz Center for Performing Arts in Tampa, Fla. In Fall 2013.
- VideosThu, 27 Mar 2014Finding Common Ground
Rabbi Reuven Firestone a Professor of Medieval Judaism and Islam at Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles, CA, discusses his recent trip to Islamabad, Pakistan, as part of Intersections International’s, UPIC's US Delegation. Reflecting on what he describes as a true partnership between the US and Pakistan, he explores UPIC’s efforts to find overlapping and like-minded concerns and to work through them for the betterment of each community.
- VideosThu, 27 Mar 2014Building Bridges
Rabbi Amy Joy Small, Director of Deborah’s Palm Center for Jewish Learning and Experiences in Morristown, NJ, speaks of the importance of US/Pakistan Interreligious Consortium’s (UPIC) meaningful inter religious work, and discusses how our Pakistani partners, with their wide-open hearts and desire for change are the agents who can spread the need for change and help to build the bridges to accomplish it.
- VideosThu, 27 Mar 2014Shattering Taboos
Ali Tariq, a consultant with the Iqbal International Institute for Research and Dialogue at International Islamic University, Islamabad, discusses his 2014 visit to the US and his perceptions of Americans prior to and after his first visit. Reflecting on his experiences and interactions with Americans, he discovers the commonality that exists between people of the US and Pakistan.
- VideosThu, 27 Mar 2014Raising Once Silent Voices
Dr. Munazza Yaqoob, Chairwoman of the Department of English at the International Islamic University, speaks about her involvement with the Critical Thinking Forum she established. By creating a community of young women, Dr. Yaqoob seeks to engage and guide them, promoting intellectual dialogue, intercultural understanding, harmony, tolerance, peace and flexibility of the mind.
- VideosThu, 27 Mar 2014UPIC: Working to Close the Gaps that Separate US
Rev. Robert Chase, Founding Director of Intersections International, welcomes the UPIC Delegation to Pakistan by sharing his experience on the perception gap that exists between Americans and Pakistanis and how he has seen these impressions evolve over time and continents. He addresses the need to close this gap, and also, why he believes UPIC’s interfaith work and dialogue will help to address the issue.
- VideosThu, 27 Mar 2014Youth: Energy, Possibility and Change
Kelly McGrath, a George Mason University, PhD Student, and a UPIC Delegate, discusses how if we are to engage with a religious-based country such as Pakistan, we must value the religious component that is intertwined in almost every aspect of the Pakistani people’s lives. Kelly also speaks of the role youth play in change and implementation as we strive for peace and understanding between the US and Pakistan.
- VideosThu, 27 Mar 2014Moving Toward Convergent Understanding
The Hon. Abdul Sattar, Former Foreign Minister of Pakistan, addresses the UPIC Delegation about the evolution of relations between the US and Pakistan, speaking about times of closeness and times of difference. He shares how progress has been made and continues in restoring trust and confidence between the two countries.
- VideosTue, 25 Mar 2014Rev. Robert Chase talks about the US-Pakistan...
The Rev. Robert Chase discusses the Intersections International's US/Pakistan Interreligious Consortium's (UPIC) trip to Pakistan March 11-14, 2014. UPIC traveled to Islamabad with multi-faith religious leaders, community organizers, students and scholars to look at the challenges that confront us from a religious viewpoint.
- VideosWed, 22 May 2013What is Intersections?
Intersections International is a dynamic and diverse organization, dedicated to promoting peace, justice and reconciliation between disparate communities. To learn more about what Intersections is, and the work we do, please watch our engaging new video.