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Walking the Talk

“Walking the talk” is all about doing what you say you’ll do.   And last month in Tunisia, six HI national associations including HI-USA walked the talk to college aged Islamic and Western young people through a program called IOU Respect and a “values” commitment made just ...Read More

IOU Respect

IOU Respect brings together Western and Islamic young people for a two week journey together.   The hostel stay is at its core.   And if you are 18-23 years old, we are accepting applications for the Summer 2014 program.   The application deadline is May 20th. ...Read More


The goal was an ambitious one: to find the “optimum organizational structure” for a 75 year old organization with a mission important and relevant today. The answer was developed by a team of deeply committed volunteers and staff: to unify the component parts of ...Read More

Gold Medal Moments

Olympian: an athlete who participates in the Olympic games (noun);  beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable (adjective). I have collected two favorite Olympian moments thus far in 2014. Let’s start with the most satisfying, which actually happened 2200 ...Read More