• HURRICANE LAURA DISASTER RELIEF

    Embrace Relief in collaboration with Atlas Foundation plans to send emergency supplies and humanitarian aid to those who have been affected by Hurricane Laura. Any donation amount, big or small, will help us bring humanitarian relief to those affected. https://donation.embracerelief.org/hurricane-laura-disaster-relief On August 27th, 2020, Hurricane Laura hit Louisiana and left...

  • Atlas Foundation Statement on the Death of George Floyd

    The tragic death of George Floyd during a police intervention in Minneapolis has saddened the nation and triggered a wave of protests in numerous cities. Unfortunately, this is the latest in a long line of appalling deaths across the United States. As a nation, we grieve for this loss of...

  • Friendship & Dialogue

    The night of March 31 began at the Atlas Foundation’s 13th annual Friendship & Dialogue Dinner at Boudreaux’s. If you’re not familiar with this organization, its membership is primarily Turkish and aside from promoting that country’s historical heritage and culture, its mission is to promote “mutual understanding, respect and cooperation...

  • 13th Annual Friendship and Dialogue Dinner & Award Ceremony

    We live in a world where it seems like the leaders and groups that scream the loudest or avow divisive ideologies or even commit horrific violence not only get the most attention and prominence but are, worse, taken as standing for entire populations, countries, religions, and political belief systems. ....

  • Women’s Day Luncheon with Miranda Brown, CNM

    In honor of International Women’s Day, Certified Nurse Midwife Miranda Brown was at the Atlas Foundation speaking on women’s health. The group seemed to most enjoy discussion about hormone imbalance and endocrine disorders and how much nutrition impacts our health. Other topics covered were adolescent health, pregnancy, birth control, and...

  • Love is a Verb Premiered in Baton Rouge and New Orleans

    DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE In the decade after 9/11, I was vaguely aware that it was not a good time to be a Muslim in America; nor was it a good time to be an American in the Middle East. But for me – like for most Americans –this awareness morphed into...

  • Groups seek to bring faiths together, encourages others to join their neighbors

    BT MARK H. HUNTER I SPECIAL TO THE ADVOCATE Jan. 22, 2016, 8:37 p.m.   Learning more about the faiths of others can lead to respect and dignity, breaking down the walls that divide and pit people against one another. Often, those of various religions find they have much in...

  • About Mary: Christian and Muslim views

    About Mary: Christian and Muslim views Tuesday, 15 December 2015 Written by Christine Bordelon Two women chatting about Mary, the mother of Jesus, and her significance. While that doesn’t seem remarkable, one woman was a Catholic nun and the other a Sunni Muslim speaking Dec. 9 inside the St. Clare’s...