Passing of Kevin Locke

Kevin Locke, preeminent player of the North American Indigenous flute, hoop dancer, traditional storyteller, cultural ambassador, educator, and preserver of Indigenous languages and songs, died suddenly on September 30 while on tour performing in Custer, South Dakota.

Shining a Light on the Spiritual Nature of Social Justice

Kalamazoo, Mich. – The Baha’is of Kalamazoo and their collaborators welcomed 51 participants May 14–15, 2022, to the Kalamazoo Nature Center for “Building Vibrant Communities: A New Framework for Social Justice and Spiritual Transformation.” This workshop was part of a greater wave of tens of thousands of conferences hosted by local Baha’i communities worldwide overContinue reading “Shining a Light on the Spiritual Nature of Social Justice”

Northwest Ohio: “The Conference for Hope”

The Baha’is of Northwest Ohio (NWOhio) and their partners convened “The Conference for Hope” on Saturday, May 21, 2022. In attendance were 35 people, including representatives of 13 non-governmental organizations. Their aim was to start an on-going grass-roots effort for strengthening local communities by direct involvement of area individuals and organizations.Co-sponsors included: the MultiFaith CouncilContinue reading “Northwest Ohio: “The Conference for Hope””

The West Lafayette Conference: Conveying the Spirit and Joy

It all began Friday night, April 22, on the edge of Happy Hollow Ravine in West Lafayette, Indiana. Rain had been in the forecast for the opening event: a potluck dinner, campfire, nature hike, singing, and a round of s’mores around the fire. But the rain stayed away, and the hearts of participants began toContinue reading “The West Lafayette Conference: Conveying the Spirit and Joy”