Participating Congregations and Organizations
  • American Muslim Voice
  • Bahá'í Community of Palo Alto
  • Beyt Tikkun Synagogue
  • First Baptist Church Palo Alto
  • First Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) Palo Alto
  • First Evangelical Lutheran Church Palo Alto
  • First Presbyterian Church Palo Alto
  • First United Methodist Church Palo Alto
  • Network of Spiritual Progressives
  • Palo Alto Friends Meeting
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Palo Alto (Catholic)
  • Social Action Committee of the Redwood City Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship
  • Trinity Church in Menlo Park (Episcopal)
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Los Gatos
  • West Bay Chapter, Buddhist Peace Fellowship

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Multicultural Shabbat Dinner

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Community Shabbat Gathering for Solidarity and Friendship
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto
Friday, April 28, 6-8:30pm

Multifaith, intergenerational and multicultural gathering with vegetarian dinner, music, children's activities and lively conversation. Meet neighbors, make friends, and learn about diverse traditions.

Registration required. Adults $10; Children $5 to cover costs. Click here to purchase tickets and make reservations.

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San Francisco Board of Supervisors Refuses to Make Muslim Registry

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San Francisco's Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance prohibiting the city using any resources to create, implement, provide investigation or information for, to enforce, or otherwise assist or support any government program requiring the registration of individuals on the basis of religion, national origin, or ethnicity, or creating a database of individuals on the basis of religion, national origin, or ethnicity. 

What a wonderful example of what we can work for in our cities and counties!

The news clip below gives a clear and strong outline of the ordinance.  (Sabiha Basrai, the person being interviewed, is the daughter of MVPJ Steering Committee members, too!)

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Notes of Friendship and Solidarity to Local Mosques and Islamic Centers

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Send notes of encouragement and peace to your local mosques and Islamic centers. This simple yet beautiful idea comes from the Shoulder-to-Shoulder Campaign.  Be creative!  Invite children in your community of faith or your neighborhood to write letters, too, and draw pictures of friendship and love. Consider indicating on the outside of the envelope that yours is a message of kindness and support.


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Multifaith Service of Concern and Commitment

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Multifaith Service of Concern and Commitment
Thursday, January 19th, 7-8:30pm

Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto, 505 E. Charleston, 94306

On this evening prior to the presidential inauguration, we will come together -- across many religious and spiritual traditions -- to voice our concerns and fears about the coming four years in our country, to pray for strength and wisdom for the years ahead, and to commit together to act for justice, compassion, peace, environmental protection and equality for the American society and the world. We will share music, readings, prayers, silence and wisdom from many traditions to offer guidance, inspiration and courage, and to strengthen the bounds of our beautiful diverse community.

People of all faith traditions and those of no particular faith are all welcome.

Visit our Facebook page (or use ) and share/invite others!

Click here to download flyer. 

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Human Billboard on Day of Inauguration

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Peninsula Peace & Justice Center is holding an Inaugration Day Protest on Friday, Jan. 20, 5-7pm, at the corner of Embarcadero and El Camino in Palo Alto.  Join them!
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Book Talk with Quaker George Lakey

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Viking Economics: How the Scandinavians got it right and how we can, too is the title of sociologist, Quaker, and former Swarthmore professor's George Lakey's newest book.

Hear the author Friday, Jan. 13, 7:30pm at the Palo Alto Friends Meeting House, 957 Colorado (between Louis and Greer, south of Oregon Expressway).

Click here to download more information about the book.

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Red Grammer Children's Concert

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Enriching lives one SONG at a time!

Sunday, January 15, 10-11:30am
Woodside High Performing Arts Center
199 Churchill Ave., Woodside, 94062

Join us as world-renowned children's singer/songwriter, Red Grammer, shares a morning of music, songs and joy.
The concern will celebrate our shared human values and honor World Religion Day and the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sponsored by the Palo Alto Baha'i Community.

Tickets are $5/seat. Accessible seating available. Purchase tickets through Eventbrite by clicking here.

All are welcome!

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National Immigrants Day of Action

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Saturday, Jan. 14, 11am-2pm
Gather at San Jose City Hall
(200 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose, 95113)
March to Cesar Chavez Plaza in San Jose

Defend DACA and call for stronger local protection for ALL immigrants

Sponsored by Silicon Valley Rising and Working Partnerships.

Click here for more information.

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Public Quaker Worship Opportunity

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A Quaker Meeting Called with a Concern for the Future of our Country
Saturday, January 7, 11am
Lytton Plaza, 202 University at Emerson, Palo Alto

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The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), a traditional Peace Church, offers to the community an opportunity to listen deeply and humbly to each other and to the Spirit which guides human affairs. For an hour, we will settle into the silence of worship as practiced by Quakers, wherein anyone moved by the Spirit may rise to speak.

It is the silent waiting for the urging of the Spirit which is the foundation Friends' testimonies on Peace, Unity, Simplicity, Equality, Community and Integrity. Social Action based on these testimonies is strengthened by arising from worshipful silence.

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Sanctuary Cities

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Standing in solidarity with our immigrant sisters and brothers, Multifaith Voices for Peace & Justice encourages efforts to become Sanctuary churches, synagogues, mosques, temples and campuses. 

Offering sanctuary - a safe place that honors dignity and worth - is a tradition drawn from many of our faiths. 

Local communities of all faiths can be sanctuary congregations. If you are interested in learning what it means to become a sanctuary congregation for your own place of worship, visit the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity website, or contact us by emailing

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