Eboo Patel

Ashoka Fellow
Glen Ellyn, United States
Fellow Since 2004
My work: Building an interfaith movement of youth, focused on common service to others.

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Related TopicsCivic Engagement, Volunteerism, Peace & Harmonious Relations, Conflict resolution, Tolerance / pluralism

Citation

This profile was prepared when Eboo Patel was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2004.
Introduction

Dr. Ebrahim “Eboo” Patel is leading the movement to engage young people of various religious identities in the United States in interfaith community service. His work aligns the deeply held principles and shared values of public service, religious freedom, and pluralism to enrich society and reduce the ignorance that has made religiously motivated attacks the second most common form of hate crime today.


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