Upland, CA – On Feb. 24th, Upland Baha’i Community hosted an Appreciation Dinner event for their police force. It was an added blessing this year, to be able to honor and serve this body of peacekeepers during the first day of the Baha’i Ayyam-i-Ha celebration.
In her remarks, Soheila Azizi commented that, “we are grateful for the collaboration with our police department and the contribution it makes to our community-building efforts. By helping to foster unity in the community, Chief Johnson exemplifies the type of strong and compassionate leader who enhances trust and respectful interaction within our civic government.” [Read more…]
A large interfaith event concerning the treatment of refugees took place last month in San Bernardino, sponsored by the Ahmadiyyah & LDS faith communities. As it turned out, it was also a very significant one for the Baha’is to spread our views of oneness. It is truly exciting to be included, and provide those in attendance a new hope for humanity – especially considering the many oppressed areas which exist in San Bernardino. [Read more…]
“Peace comes from being able to contribute the best that we have, and all that we are, toward creating a world that supports everyone. But it is also securing the space for others to contribute the best that they have and all that they are.” Hafsat Abiola