Entries by Nicole Margaretten

Upcoming Holidays and Time for Reflection

We hope this message finds you all well as we transition fully into spring. As we look ahead to the year to come, we have the opportunity to reflect and explore thoughts and traditions. Upcoming in the next month one such opportunity is the National Day of Prayer. Though not mandated by the federal government, […]

Join us at the Summit

Dear Friends, I’m delighted to share the exciting news that registration for Tanenbaum’s 5th annual Religious Diversity Leadership Summit is now live! Click here to register and for more details. This year’s theme is Do the Work: Build a Bigger Table. We know many of you are working remotely and screen time is draining. For […]

Reaching the Summit

Dear Friends,  Our Workplace program is improving the global workforce’s ability to create religiously inclusive workspaces. Recently, I was honored to be included as a speaker at Microsoft’s Include 2021 conference. I was joined by Dalia Mogahed, Director of Research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, as we discussed the undeniable value of addressing […]

New Year, New Colors, Remembrance

Holidays arise throughout the year and spring is filled with them! Countless people around the world this year will be observing these upcoming holidays, which you may know by different names. In late March, we see the beginning of the week-long Jewish celebration of Passover, also called Pesach in Hebrew. The end of March also brings […]

Spring Celebrations and Commemorations

Friends – As the seasons begin to change, we’ve already seen the Lunar New Year come and go. Did you know that some faiths follow a solar calendar? Sikhism is one of them – on April 14th, millions of Sikhs will celebrate Vaisakhi, an important religious holiday as well as a cultural festival in northern […]

Introducing Another Honoree!

Dear Friends, We are so pleased to announce that Nissan Foundation will be the recipient of Tanenbaum’s Philanthropic Bridge Builder Award at this year’s Gala! This award is given to organizations lifting up the non-profit sector through social change. Since its founding in 1992 to help bridge the deep societal divides brought to light after […]

Support Religious Diversity Education

Dear Friends,  With your support, Tanenbaum powerfully impacts the educational landscape. Recently we have been actively promoting Resolution 1257, an innovative resolution brought forth by New York City Councilmembers Daniel Dromm, Benjamin Kallos, and  Daneek Miller, calling for New York City’s Department of Education to implement religious literacy and diversity curriculum in K-12 schools and provide […]