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Bridges Over Troubled Waters


This report is a project of the USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture in partnership with Take Two of KPCC on the one-year anniversary of the lockdown.

CRCC thanks the following people for their contributions to this report:

  • Pastor YaNi Davis, The Peace People’s Movement and My SupaNatural Life
  • Rabbi Noah Zvi Farkas, Valley Beth Shalom
  • Venerable Bhante Sanathavihari Bhikkhu, Sarathchandra Meditation Center
  • Pastor Mandy McDow, Los Angeles First United Methodist Church
  • Chaplain Sondos Kholaki, Hoag Hospital
  • Sarbjit Singh, Southern California Sikh Community
  • Rev. Dr. Najuma Smith-Pollard, USC Cecil Murray Center for Community Engagement
  • Vanessa Gomez Brake, USC Office of Religious and Spiritual Life
  • Sister Reina Perea, OP, Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose
  • Pastor Eddie Anderson, McCarty Memorial Christian Church
  • Brother Balananda, Self-Realization Fellowship

Images created by USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture.