La Convivencia is a non-profit organization whose mission is to honor, celebrate, and educate people about the differences and shared values of a pluralistic community based on the principles of acceptance, trust and mutual respect. By uniting a diverse citizenry through community service, civic engagement and community dialogues, we seek to create a more inclusive and peaceful society that values the traditions of all faiths and cultures.
We come from different ethnic, cultural, and religious background, yet we are united by common goals.
to build trust & respect across faith and cultures and to promote a tolerant & pluralistic society
to provide ongoing opportunities for dialogue to increase awareness and understanding for different ethnicities/cultures, and faith traditions
to connect diverse individuals through community service and social justice
to combat stereotypes and provide a counter to bigotry and ignorance, instill compassion and build community resiliency
to empower youth in their respective faith/cultural identities and support their spiritual growth
to cultivate an understanding and appreciation of all communities of faith
to educate people about the rich traditions of all faiths/cultures in accurate historical context
Empower individuals standing in solidarity with those living on the margins of society by creating opportunities to serve together and work towards creating truly inclusive & just communities.
A dedicated and diverse citizenry. Jews, Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, Baha’i, Sikh, Atheists, Hindus
Our Rules for Engagement
Start with an open mind.
Practice active listening.
Respect differences while striving for understanding.
Remember that breaking barriers can begin with a smile and friendly greeting.
La Convivencia Non-Discrimination Policy
Whereby La Convivencia actively seeks to hire and promote individuals, recruit volunteers, and provide services to individuals without regard to race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation or identity, disability, marital status, national origin, age, or physical handicap.
“A human and beautiful framework, created in a community, bonded not by color, sex or class, but by love and the common goal for the liberation of mind, heart and spirit” – Merle Woo, poet and activist
We Live by the Golden Rule!
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La Convivencia P. O. Box 331 Princeton Junction, NJ 08550