March / April: An Interfaith Seder
September: Respecting Differences Program (a walk to two or three different houses of worship with events planned at each location
November: An Interfaith Celebration of Thanksgiving
December: The Unity Project (open to all Staten Island school children in grades 6 - 12) The unity project has a specific theme and the children can submit an essay, poem, video, or poster. New for the 2010 Unity Project: BBCSI has partnered with the Temple of Understanding (TOU) a United Nations NGO (non-governmental organization)
We invite anyone who wishes to make a difference, by breaking down the walls that separtate us and by building bridges to encourage us to embrace others because their diversity enriches us all, to visit our website www.buildingbridgessi.org and learn more about us and our partner organizations.
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The Building Bridges Coalition of Staten Island is a non-profit corporation, whose purpose is to promote a dialogue amongst the various faith organizations on Staten Island. Our board consists of lay people and clergy. We sponsor four events each year: