From the TOU archives:
A 1997 photo of
first interfaith service commemorating the opening of the United Nations General Assembly
Main UN Representative Grove Harris points out former Secretary-General
Kofi Annan, and Chair of the Board Alison Van Dyk points out TOU founder Juliet Hollister.
From Alison Van Dyk, Chair of the Board
We are in challenging and difficult times. Current erosion of environmental protections will increase air and water pollution, threatening our health for generations.
Since 1960, the Temple of Understanding has promoted core moral values within the secular environment of the UN. We are amplifying voices from many faiths to take a stand on issues of food security, the human rights of women regardless of religion or ethnicity, and the protection of our air, water, and sacred natural sites.
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