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The Resource Center for Program Providers (RCPP) is private group on the InterfaithFamily.com Network, accessible to network members who are listed in our Professionals Directory. It is a great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to:
InterfaithFamily.com has an unparalleled content archive. As a member of the RCPP, you are welcome to use our extensive resources in your work with interfaith couples and families. RCPP members have access to:
The RCPP offers trainings to sensitize professionals and volunteers and ensure that your interactions welcome and engage interfaith families. Contact Karen Kushner at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
RCPP members also have access to online sensitivity training materials, in two versions. We offer a template that staff leaders can use to train their staff and a second version that staff can use on their own:
Over 500 professionals and lay leaders who work with people in interfaith relationships have already joined the InterfaithFamily.com Network. They can help you - and you can help them by sharing experiences and exploring strategies through the RCPP's confidential discussion forum only accessible to RCPP members. You can search for and connect with colleagues who share similar interests, or someone with particular expertise to advise you. And you'll receive a monthly message alerting you to new resources with suggestions on how to use them.
Over 500,000 visitors a year are coming to InterfaithFamily.com. Many are searching our Network for Jewish professionals, organizations and programs in their local community - in your local community. By joining the Network as a professional, listing your organization and entering your events, you can reach the people who are looking to connect in your community. For step-by-step instructions on how to join the Network, list your organization and your events, please click here.
If you work with interfaith couples or families as a professional or volunteer, you are welcome to request membership in the RCPP. Here are step-by-step instructions:
Download the Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Join and Connect on the InterfaithFamily.com Network.
For help with joining the InterfaithFamily.com Network, please contact Debbie Morandi at email@example.com or 617-581-6820.
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