New Video: CTS Interfaith Engagement

Posted: November 19th, 2013

New Video Highlights CTS' History of Interfaith Engagement

To spread the word about our spectacular program in interfaith studies and engagement, CTS worked with As’e Kreative Group to produce a hip, new video, Interfaith Engagement, showcasing CTS's work in this area, past and present.  The new video showcases photos and clips from social justice efforts, educational programs and other projects of the CTS community, our Center for Jewish, Christian and Islamic Studies, and Chicago partners. 

The music has a driving hip-hop beat and apt lyrics, The song, “Harmony,” was composed by DeScribe to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Crown Heights riots, as part of his mission to promote love, respect, and unity in the world. Visit for a free album download.

Each shot in the video tells a story. For a description of each story, we offer a “behind-the-scenes” look at the images. At the end, we draw in historical photos (e.g., Jesse Jackson when he was a student here, down in Selma with his classmates fighting for civil rights); as they move through the visual window, new photos are revealed of leaders yet to come – Leaders for the Next.  See the video and program information here.

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