Five Civic Goods

Five civic goods that interfaith organizations promote

(1) Reducing prejudice and increasing understanding;

    dignity and rights of all,

(2) Strengthening social cohesion and reducing the chances for identity-based conflict;

    building relationships,

(3) Bridging social capital and addressing social problems;

    creating networks of communities working toward positive civic purposes,

(4) Fostering the community of identity-communities and reducing isolation;

    positive engagement of diversity, and

(5) Creating binding narratives for diverse societies;

    E Pluribus Unum (out of many one), Beloved Community, Indivisible with liberty and justice for all.