CECF Programs

Better Understanding for a Better World (BUBW)

BUBW was launched in 2006 to give American high school students and International exchange students, of diverse cultural backgrounds and various faith traditions, the opportunity to meet and learn from one another. The international exchange students are in the U.S....
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International Observer Program (IOP)

IOPs are two or three-week journeys of intensive thought and experience designed for clerics, scholars, religious educators and community leaders. Participants are invited through U.S. Embassies to take part in and observe communities around the U.S. and for training in...
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English for Translation Purposes Program (ETPP)

Understanding Cultural Nuances for Translation This is a program that CECF conducts in partnership with the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). The English for Translation Purposes Program (ETPP) introduces scholars, Imams, clergy and teachers to American Muslim Communities and...
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Sports and Dialogue (S&D)

The Sports & Dialogue Program USA (S&D) is a youth inter-cultural leadership conference. Participants engage in seminars on conflict resolution, leadership skills, volunteerism and cultural tolerance. The athletic competition component of the program encourages the participants to find common ground...
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Study Abroad Program (SAP)

CECF’s Study Abroad Programs (SAP) strive to educate participants about the common roots of our traditions, to dispel much of the mystery,