Resources and Reflections for Justice Leaders

ICJS is committed to helping religious communities and leaders gain the skills, resources, and relationships they need to thrive in our interreligious world. This page offers reflections and opportunities for official and unofficial religious leaders in Baltimore and beyond.

May 12, 2020
Water Justice in the Christian Tradition title slide with background painting of angels pouring out bowls over water

Water Justice in the Christian Tradition(s)

On Thursday, April 23, ICJS Justice Leaders Fellows convened for their monthly meeting, this time via Zoom. After much-needed check-ins (with COVID-19-related adjustments necessitating the cancellation of the March meeting), […]
April 1, 2019

Tear Down Walls, Build Bridges

The following is a guest post by Salman Zaman, Development Coordinator at Islamic Relief USA and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about the Imagining Justice in Baltimore […]
March 25, 2019

Do Say Something

The following is a guest post by Shalimar Douglass, Owner of Uplift and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about the Imagining Justice in Baltimore series. “O, believers! […]
March 11, 2019

Sending the Best

The following is a guest post by Muhammad Najeeullah, Coordinator of Open Works Mobile, Founder of FullBlast STEAM, and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about the Imagining […]
March 5, 2019

Muslim and Navigating the Holidays

The following is a guest post by Siddeeqah Sharif Fichman, Social Justice Advocate at NLife, and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about the Imagining Justice in Baltimore […]
March 4, 2019

Finding Common Faith

The following is a guest post by Josh Sherman, an associate at Repair the World: Baltimore at Jewish Volunteer Connection and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about the Imagining […]
February 27, 2019

Let Us Work Together for a Better World

This is a guest post by Tariq Najee-ullah, assistant imam at the Muslim Community Cultural Center of Baltimore, a patent agent, founder of the interfaith education organization DC Musliman, and 2018 […]
February 24, 2019

Individually and In Unison

The following is a guest post by Kathryn Frey-Balter, a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Law and Justice Studies at Stevenson University, long-time adjunct professor of law at […]
February 20, 2019

Together with my Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Brothers and Sisters

The following is a guest post by Cory Anderson, Assistant Director of Career Communities at Towson University, Founder of Identity BluePrint, and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about […]
February 13, 2019

What Would Jesus Do?

The following is a guest post by Jade Nicole Neverdon Merritt, founder of Mikey’s Miracle Foundation, Inc. Learn more about the Imagining Justice in Baltimore series. What Would Jesus Do? Do you […]
February 11, 2019

Finding a Religious Voice for Economic Justice

The following is a guest post by Larysa Salamacha, Managing Director of Strategy, Research, and Analytics at the Baltimore Development Corporation and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more […]
February 6, 2019

Using My Religious Voice for Advocacy

The following is a guest post by Rev. Scott Adams, Assistant Director of Interfaith and Ecumenical Ministries at Loyola University and 2018 Imagining Justice in Baltimore Fellow. Learn more about […]