In the news: Is the pandemic the perfect opportunity for faith leaders to reach Gen Z?

In the news: Is the pandemic the perfect opportunity for faith leaders to reach Gen Z?

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Springtide Research Institute was recently featured in Deseret News. This article, Is the pandemic the perfect opportunity for faith leaders to reach Gen Z? is reprinted in part below, but we encourage you to visit their site to read the piece in its entirety.

While many young people were stuck at home, Tiziana Friedman, 24, spent the first half of the COVID-19 pandemic working in an emergency room in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As a Jewish woman, she found the work fulfilling from a religious perspective, but, as a person of color, she was troubled by the way Black and brown people were treated at the hospital. “I didn’t have a crisis of faith but a crisis of faith in humanity,” she said. When a medical condition prevented her from returning to the emergency room, Friedman took it as an opportunity to pivot. She turned toward work with faith-based organizations.

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