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How the youth conferences increased our capacities

How the youth conferences increased our capacities

Posted: 2014/09/11

Emad Talisman, logistics coordinator of the Ottawa youth conference – held in mid-August, describes the capacities that the Ottawa Bahá’í community developed as a result of planning, participating in, or supporting youth to attend youth conferences and associated activities.

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Videos from recent youth conferences

Videos from recent youth conferences

Posted: 2014/08/26

The final four youth conferences called by the National Spiritual Assembly have now taken place, gathering approximately 150 youth in Waterloo, Ont., 165 in Ottawa, Ont., 330 in Vancouver, B.C, and 440 in Toronto, Ont.

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Association for Bahá’í Studies conference experiments with new features

Association for Bahá’í Studies conference experiments with new features

Posted: 2014/08/25

The 38th annual Association for Bahá’í Studies-North America conference (ABS) – entitled “Scholarship and the Life of Society” and held from 7 to 10 August – included new experimental features as part of an effort to reimagine the conference in line with guidance from the Universal House of Justice last year.

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Youth conferences attract young people with a keen sense of purpose

Youth conferences attract young people with a keen sense of purpose

Posted: 2014/08/14

Eight of the ten youth conferences called by the National Spiritual Assembly to take place across Canada this summer have been held in Halifax, N.S., Saskatoon, Sask., Victoria, B.C., Calgary, Alta., Montreal, Que., Waterloo, Ont., Kelowna and Vancouver, B.C. A youth conference in Ottawa, Ont. will take place this weekend, and a conference in Toronto will take place 22 to 24 August.

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Destruction of Bahá’í cemetery in Shiráz resumes

Destruction of Bahá’í cemetery in Shiráz resumes

Posted: 2014/08/12

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, a branch of the Iranian military, has resumed its destruction of a Bahá’í cemetery in Shíráz in order to make way for a sports and cultural complex.

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Youth discuss how to create a new way of life

Youth discuss how to create a new way of life

Posted: 2014/07/29

This past weekend, youth gathered in Montreal, Que. and Calgary, Alta. reflected on how the peoples of the world could create a “new way of life, a new civilization, a new model, something completely different” from what they have now.

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Participant reflections from July Vancouver Island Youth Conference

Participant reflections from July Vancouver Island Youth Conference

Posted: 2014/07/23

Here are some reflections from participants in the Vancouver Island youth conference which took place from 11 to 13 July.

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Video of theme song from Saskatoon  youth conference

Video of theme song from Saskatoon youth conference

Posted: 2014/07/17

The video above shows some of the participants in the Saskatoon, Sask. conference singing “Know ye the value of this time,” and “Strive ye with all your hearts.”

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More updates and pictures from last weekend’s youth conferences

More updates and pictures from last weekend’s youth conferences

Posted: 2014/07/16

This past weekend, more than 200 youth such as those in the video attended youth conferences called by the National Spiritual Assembly, convened by the Regional Bahá’í Councils and hosted by the communities of Halifax, N.S., Saskatoon, Sask. and Victoria, B.C.

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A group in Halifax produces multimedia presentation on Bahá’u’lláh

A group in Halifax produces multimedia presentation on Bahá’u’lláh

Posted: 2014/07/15

After a year of preparation, a group of artists called Arts4Unity presented “Baha’u’llah His World Embracing Vision; a multimedia presentation” in early July at the Neptune theatre in Halifax, N.S. More than 300 people attended the event, which featured the recitation of Bahá’í Writings, music, video, visual art and song.

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