The Foundation for Pluralism championing the idea of co-existence through respecting and accepting the otherness of other.
The following events were initiated, organized and established with the theme of bringing diverse people together to learn and to know about each other.
Annual reflections on Holocaust and Genocides since 2007; The mission is to create awareness of the inhumanity in us and find solutions for peaceful co-existence. Mike believes that, "we cannot be safe, unless others around us are not." www.HolocaustandGenocides.com
The annual Unity Day USA took root in 2005, on this Unity Day USA, we the people of the United States of America of every faith, race, ethnicity, culture and background will gather to express our commitment to co-existence, Unity, safety, prosperity and well being of our nation with liberty and justice for all. www.Unitydayusa.com
The Annual Thanksgiving Celebrations began in 1993 to bring immigrant, indigenous and born Americans together. The purpose of celebrating this event is to give thanks to the creator for the blessings of precious life while enjoying the cultural heritage of each ethnic group. http://thanksgivingcelebrations.blogspot.com/
"Wisdom of Religion" - all the beautiful religions of the world was an hourly Radio talk show broadcasted daily. Over 700 hours of educational programming was relayed learning about religious, humanistic and the pluralistic traditions.
"Festivals of the World" was a weekly Radio program on Saturdays, where the essence of every festival was shared, so we all can have an idea of how other people celebrate or commemorate their holidays. (more on right panel)
Workshops titled “Understanding Religion – every beautiful religion” were conducted for two years.
Over 800 articles on the subjects of Pluralism, interfaith, Islam, Religion, Civil societies, Terrorism, India and Peace have been published in journals, websites and major news papers around the world.
Ttwo books on the horizon;
Basic Islam; everything you always wanted to know about Islam, and
Basic Pluralism – everything you always wanted to know about the idea of co-existence among religious communities.
ABOUT MIKE GHOUSE
Mike Ghouse is a speaker, thinker, writer, optimist, educator and an activist of Pluralism, Interfaith, Islam and Civil Societies. He heads the Foundation for Pluralism and World Muslim Congress and offers Pluralistic solutions to the media and the public on issues of the day. Mike's work is reflected at three websites & twenty two Blogs listed at http://www.mikeghouse.net/
Mike had the honor to speak at the Parliament of World's religions and was delighted to be a moderator at a few panels held in Melbourne, Australia between December 3rd and 9th, 2009.
He further appreciates the honor of being nominated to the Paul Carus Award at the parliament (PWOR)
Mike was recognized as Religious communicator of Dallas in 2008 by the religious communicators council of Greater Dallas. (RNC)
Interviewed on TV and Print media about:
Pastor Jeffress calling Islam Evil Religion; Quraan Burning; Challenge to Pastors Jeffress, Robertson, Phelps and Jones; Pluralism; Co-existence; 9/11; Ground Zero; Islamophobia; Role of Media;