Musicians from Camerata Mediterranea

More about the Refugee Relief Benefit Concert

October 21, 2015

WQRX News interviews Joel Cohen about this Friday's benefit concert:

"Joel Cohen, artistic director of the Camerata Mediterranea and the lead organizer of Friday's concert, noted that response from American humanitarian groups has lagged behind Europe's. "Somehow or other, it seems more distant from these shores, but wrongly, I think," he said. "We Americans have a lot at stake in this crisis, both from a geopolitical point of view but also from a moral and humanitarian standpoint.”

Journey Towards a Home

Boston musicians to perform for refugee relief at MemChurch

October 8, 2015

A unique coalition of Boston-area musicians has been formed to sing and play for victims of the current crisis in Syria and Iraq. 

The October 23 concert,  “Journey Towards A Home: Boston Musicians Perform for Syrian and Iraqi Refugee Relief” will feature many area performers from a wide variety of musical traditions:  American, Caribbean, western European, Greek, Turkish, Syrian, and Lebanese. 

I, too, must change

Phoenix Resigning

September 25, 2015

"It’s tempting to see the more recent examples of women getting access to this privilege as a sign of 'progress,' but this week’s troubling revelations about the prevalence of sexual assault on Harvard’s campus offer a sobering reminder of our own incapacities."

Timothy McCarthy ’93 delivered a powerful talk at yesterday's Morning Prayers. Read the text of his full talk in The Harvard Crimson

A Plea for Rape-Free Campuses

A Plea for Rape-Free Campuses

September 14, 2015

Congrats to our own Rev. Dr. Lucy Forster-Smith on the publication of her new book: Crossing Thresholds: The Making and Remaking of a 21st Century College Chaplain. Read about her moving story in The Huffington Post.

Diversity and Its Complexity

Diversity and Its Complexity

September 3, 2015

President Faust spoke about inclusion and diversity at the first Morning Prayers of Fall Term. Read the coverage in the Harvard Gazette