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Campuses Take the Lead

In early February of last year, I was standing in the Oval Office with President Obama and two dozen faith-based and secular leaders who were serving on the Advisory Council for the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships. It was my first time meeting the president, and needless to say I was somewhat at a loss for words.

Obama started talking about the importance of building bridges of interfaith cooperation through service between diverse faith communities—and I got a literal nudge in the ribs from my friend Jim Wallis. He whispered to me, “I think he’s talking about the interfaith youth movement, Eboo.” I realized it was time to speak up.

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Sojourners Magazine September/October 2010
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