The main community service project for MOSAIC 5 was the meal packing event with RISE Against Hunger. Motivated to do something about hunger the students aimed to raise a minimum of $3,000 to be able to prepare 10,000 meals for use where famine exists and/or sent to areas after natural disasters. What happened was extraordinary….

MOSAIC participant, Amol Shirodkhar participated in the 2018 Service Project Rise Against Hunger as part of the year long program of interfaith and multi-cultural learning for teens in Monmouth County.  He wrote the following article which was published in the Central Jersey News Blog.  100 Teens, friends and family got together to package 18,000 meals…

While the event took place September 2016, it is a good reminder at the beginning of this new year that despite the news on the media these days, there is a lot of good that is happening in our country still and interfaith understanding and respect is a movement that no one can stop.

Why is a program like Garden State MOSAIC so important in today’s world? Well, in this program I met a Sarbmeet, a Fatima, an Ishika, a Lily, a Mustapha, an Aisling, a Janaki, an Eve, an Emily, a Robindeep, a Jasdeep, a Spiro, a Kiran, a Rebecca, an Isaiah, an Xavier, and a Jonah. I…

Why is a program like Garden State MOSAIC so important in today’s world?   Every blade of grass has roots. Every dandelion digs its roots deep into the primordial soup of wherever the birth lottery left it, there is no other choice. Garden State MOSAIC isn’t only important in today’s world: community is crucial constantly….

“Why is a program like MOSAIC so important in today’s world?” Garden State MOSAIC has a significant and essential role in today’s world for numerous reasons. MOSAIC encourages tolerance and acceptance of others, community building, public speaking, and leadership. In a world, and more specifically a country, where the media and culture is spreading misconceptions…

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