Entries by Nicole Margaretten

The New Faces of Human Rights

Friends – Human Rights is more than a theory. It’s a vision and a responsibility. Just ask the newest generation of human rights activists—Malala Yousafzai, Greta Thunberg, Emma Gonzalez, Marley Dias, Joshua Wong—youth leaders having real impact. They know that social justice is furthered through actions both small and large, by each of us. That’s […]

Scheduling, greetings, décor, oh my!

Dear Friends, As the winter months are fast approaching, we look forward to the light and joy that comes with celebrations of Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa. All three holidays begin within days of one another this year and also may bring challenges that impact the workplace. Whether it’s concerns of scheduling, greetings, decor, or associated […]

Sending our thanks…

Dear Friends and Supporters, Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to reflect on the people for whom we are grateful. For those of us at Tanenbaum, you are among the people we appreciate. Because you help us to counter hate and promote ways to treat one another respectfully. That’s why, even though we know you’re getting lots […]

Holidays in the Hospital

As the end of the year approaches, whether you are decorating a tree with colorful lights, lighting a menorah, or burning a Yule log, it’s important to keep in mind that while holidays are an opportunity to celebrate culturally and religiously significant events, they are also an opportunity to learn more about traditions that are […]

Mother Earth, Our Common Home

The UN General Assembly declared November 6 of each year the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. Several of Tanenbaum’s 28 Peacemakers in Action work, or have worked, within their countries’ conflict zones to protect the environment. To honor Nov. 6, we share reflections from Tanenbaum Peacemaker […]

Capitalizing on Inclusion – Our Religious Diversity Symposium with Ted Childs

Tanenbaum and Ted Childs LLC hosted our fourth annual Religious Diversity Symposium on September 19th – 20th, 2019. This fall conference, designed for high-level diversity, equity, and inclusion leaders, focused on the theme of “capitalizing on inclusion.” We brought together representatives from 30 different organizations and corporations for two days of robust learning and discussion. […]

Tragedy struck again in California

Friends— Last night, three men were fatally shot and nine others were injured in a shooting at a Halloween party. Tanenbaum’s Peacemakers in Action Network—religious peace activists from across the globe—took note that once again, the U.S. suffers from such violence. They are both concerned and outraged at the escalating rate of mass shootings taking […]