The Marin Interfaith Council

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Date: Sunday, March 26 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
The Rev. Ron Kobata leads a Dharma study and discussion class on the topic of Shinjin – what is it and how do we know we “got it”, on Sunday, Mar. 26 from 12:30-2pm at the Buddhist Temple of Marin in Mill Valley.  The monthly sessions are free and open to the public, and...
Event Location:
Buddhist Temple of Marin
390 Miller Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Date: Tuesday, April 4 - 7:00pm - Tuesday, June 27 - 9:30pm
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness.  It is a designated evidenced-based program.  Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of...
Event Location:
Marin Nonprofit Resource Center
555 Northgate Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
Date: Wednesday, April 5 - 9:30am - 4:30pm
Fair Housing Advocates of Northern California is pleased to present the upcoming 2017 Conference:   INCLUSION, COMMUNITY AND EQUITY: Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing in an Adverse Climate WHEN: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Check-in starts at 9:00 am.) WHERE: Marin...
Event Location:
Marin Center Showcase Theater
10 Avenue of the Flags
San Rafael, CA 94903
Date: Friday, April 7 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
Featuring: Iain De Jong - President & CEO, OrgCode Consulting, Inc.   When: April 7, 2017 | 8:00am-4:00pm   Where: Board of Supervisors Chambers| Suite 329  | 3501 Civic Center Dr., San Rafael, CA What: The County of Marin/Health and Human Services Department is sponsoring a...
Event Location:
Board of Supervisors Chambers
3501 Civic Center Dr. Suite 329
San Rafael, CA
Date: Saturday, April 8 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Canal Alliance is partnering with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) and Dominican University of California to train community members to present Know Your Rights (KYR) workshops to immigrant communities. What Topics will be Covered? The Workshop will include training in how to conduct Know...
Event Location:
Dominican University - Guzman Hall
50 Acacia Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
Date: Monday, April 17 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for this 8-week group that meets Monday evenings starting April 17 at Hospice by the Bay in Larkspur. Losing a parent can be difficult at any age. This group provides emotional support and the opportunity to connect with others who can relate to your experience. Pre-registration is required...
Event Location:
Hospice by the Bay
17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Larkspur, CA 94939
Date: Tuesday, April 18 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for this 8-week group that meets Tuesday evenings starting April 18 at Hospice by the Bay in Larkspur.  Express grief in a supportive environment, connect with others facing a spousal or partner loss and learn coping skills to ease the life adjustments you may encounter. Pre-...
Event Location:
Hospice by the Bay
17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Larkspur, CA 94939
Date: Friday, April 21 - 12:00pm - Sunday, April 23 - 3:30pm
WHEN: APRIL 21-23, 2017 WHERE: ANUBHUTI RETREAT CENTER, NOVATO, CA The Peace Retreat is designed for people aged 16-24 who have a desire to successfully navigate today’s challenges in order to achieve their goals and attain personal happiness. We will discuss the expectations and pressures...
Event Location:
ANUBHUTI RETREAT CENTER
820 Bel Marin Keys Blvd
Novato, CA 94949
Date: Saturday, April 22 - 9:00am - Sunday, April 23 - 5:00pm
Meditation :: Universal Consciousness :: The Journey of Transformation Come and join Sufis from around the globe, experience the rhythms of poetry and music, Whirling Dervishes, and Sufi meditations to bring body, mind and heart together in remembrance of the beauty and grace of life. For more...
Event Location:
Embassy Suites Hotel
101 McInnis Parkway
San Rafael, CA 94903
Date: Saturday, April 22 - 11:00am - Sunday, April 23 - 5:00pm
Honor and celebrate our Earth Sat,Sun April 22, 23, 2017 at the San Rafael Elks Club beautiful facility from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. We will be publicizing the event starting next week. This week we are finalization the schedule and preparing our promo. We are looking for Earth Angels to help and be...
Event Location:
The San Rafael Elks #1108
1312 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
Date: Friday, April 28 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Join us for this 8-week group that meets Friday evenings starting April 28 at Hospice by the Bay in Larkspur.  Meet with other children/teens who have lost someone important in their lives. Together, we will explore healthy ways of coping with loss using art, writing, music and...
Event Location:
Hospice by the Bay
17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Larkspur 94939
Date: Monday, May 1 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Join us for this 8-week group that meets Monday afternoons starting May 1 at Hospice by the Bay in Larkspur (skips 5/29).  Express grief in a supportive environment, connect with others facing a spousal or partner loss and learn coping skills to ease the life adjustments you may...
Event Location:
Hospice by the Bay
17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Larkspur 94939
Date: Thursday, May 18 - 9:00am - Friday, May 19 - 4:00pm
Can You Relate?  Improving our Relationships in Turbulent Times Thursday and Friday May 18-19, 2017 9:00am-4:00 pm $195 for 2 days Lunches provided   “Peace does not mean an absence of conflict.  Peace means solving differences through peaceful means… dialogue, education...
Event Location:
Interfaith Counseling Center
15 Austin Ave.
San Anselmo, CA

Announcements

North American Interfaith Network (NAIN) Young Adult Scholarship

The scholarship is open to anyone between the ages of 18 and 35 who is currently involved in some form of interfaith or other social justice work. Scholarship recipients receive a $500 stipend to attend the annual NAINConnect conference, which will take place this year from August 6-10, 2017 in San Diego. A reduced registration fee is available for young adults, which will come out of the final scholarship award of $500. The remainder of the scholarship fees can be used to help reduce the flight costs to attend the NAINConnect.The application deadline is Wednesday, April 5th. Please contact Jason at smith.jason.william@gmail.com with questions. 

Here is the direct link to the scholarship application page: https://form.jotform.com/ssaeed01/2017-nain-young-adult-scholarship

 

The YWCA San Rafael offers an Employment Support Program for Women 50+ who need to get back in the workplace.

Our workshops assess, build and refine skills required in today's workplace as well as support to build confidence, feel inspired and validated. Whether you are unemployed, coming back to work after a break, or are looking for a career change, we have something for you! All classes are free. To sign up or learn more please contact:Gretchen 415-479-9922 or Gretchen@ywcasf-marin.org. 4380 Redwood Hwy, Suite A-1, San Rafael, CA  94903

 

Interfaith Counseling Center of the Bay Area

ICC: 15 Austin Ave at San Francisco Theological Seminary. Therapists, spiritual directors, and other helping professionals are available to the community. Please check our web page, www.interfaithcc.org, or call us at 415-256-9701 to identify who best might be able to help you with your concerns. Sliding scale fee structure. To inquire about renting office space, please email info@interfaithcc.org.

 

Whistlestop’s CarePool program improves the quality of life of older adults in Marin by matching them with volunteers that provide rides to get them to medical appointments or the grocery store. Interested in being a volunteer? Please call Laurie at 415-456-9062 or email volunteer@whistlestop.org. CarePool Volunteer Orientation are held on the third Thursday of each month at 3pm at Whistlestop’s Active Aging Center. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Past Events

Co-Sponsored Events

Date: Wednesday, April 5 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
As part of the Democracy and Equity initiative at Dominican University this academic year, Dominican will host social activist Cephus Johnson at "Healing Through Resistance: Confronting the Crisis of State Sponsored Violence" on Wednesday, April 5, from 6-8 p.m. in Guzman Lecture Hall....
Event Location:
Guzman Lecture Hall, Dominican University
50 Acacia Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
Date: Sunday, April 30 - 2:30pm - 6:00pm
Marin Organizing Committee in partnership with REST presents a workshop: Say Yes! In My Backyard- Addressing Marin's Housing Crisis One Step at a Time. Join MOC for a workshop on realistic strategies for ordinary homeowners, renters, and landlords to work together on solutions. Sunday, April 30...
Event Location:
Congregation Kol Shofar
215 Blackfield Drive
Tiburon, CA 94920
Date: Tuesday, August 29 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
WHAT: Honoring Rabbi Marvin Goodman & Reverend Victor H. Kazanjian, Jr.----Keynote Speaker: Yezidi Mir Salem Daoud WHEN: Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 6:30 pm WHERE: Bay Area location to be announced by April 3rd. YEZIDIS ARE TARGETED FOR GENOCIDE. Yezidis are indigenous to Northern Iraq and...
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