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Building Inclusive Communities: Learning from ʻAbdu'l-Bahá's Examples on Valuing Marginalized Members

Abdul-Baha with a group of friends in Brooklyn, New York, June 1912 including both black and white children together in front of him.

ʻAbdu'l-Bahá the perfect exemplar and extoller of all of the virtues of what it means to be what we are intended to be as humans, was the host of many gatherings and events.  From the many stories of his travels and engagements, we know that his attention, care, and focus, was on Unity and Justice, and always on Inclusion of those who were considered to be historically marginalized populations, including those with disabilities. 

Listed below are links to a few of these examples and stories (written versions):

Here is a collection of other stories exemplifying these points (video versions):


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