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…

“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…

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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