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?” I recently decided that it was no longer acceptable that an avid reader like myself had never picked up J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series. After having read Harry Potter, the Hunger Games, and even Twilight, I finally allowed Tolkien to guide me…

MOSAIC Brings Hope Each meeting of Garden State MOSAIC keeps me hopeful in spite of what is going on daily. We live in trying times of racism, hate crimes, religious bigotry, fear of the other, demonization of the vulnerable, violent exclusion, and threats to democracy in America and globally. Yes, even in despair, I am…

The MOSAIC Program  began in 2013, and since then, more than 200 teens from throughout Monmouth County representing a variety of belief systems and faiths have come together to learn, share, and serve. The youth that were engaged in this program not only learned about other religions and faiths but they also became more interested…

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