Month: February 2017

To The People

To The People By Michelle Shrimer My people traveled deserts. Your People traveled seas. Our people let them wander, And called them refugees. My and your and our claims, From funny foods to silly names From country borders to stale lines We separate what’s yours and mine But never talk about what’s ours To exercise […]

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One Earth Ambassadors: Session 5

The Notion of Revision Writing is a process of discovery, and you don’t always produce your best stuff when you first get started. So revision is a chance for you to look critically at what you have written to see: if it’s really worth saying, if it says what you wanted to say, and if […]

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Dates

By Shaza Chaudry, Grade 9Flavors of our Faiths WorkshopOf the early morning Before the rising of the sun Before it’s rays have lit the sky The faucets start to run And of the coolest glass of water Lying on a single plate The many hands begin to reach For the freshly rinsed date And the […]

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The Flavors of Our Faiths: Uniting Muslim and Jewish Teens

One Earth Writing collaborated with the Muslim Unity Center and BBYO for a  two part ground-breaking writing workshop, designed to build bridges of understanding – and friendship – between Muslim and Jewish teens by exploring similarities between the two faiths through food. Food is needed in order to sustain us physically. We eat to survive. We […]

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Religious Diversity Journeys Program: Learning about Sikhism

In 2014,  I visited the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, Sri Harmandir Sahib (The abode of God), the holiest place for Sikhs. It is an exquisite plaza of marble walkways and a beautiful temple made of gold where Sikhs pay homage to the Guru, gather in the Langar Hall to either help make a meal […]

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