Community Improvement, Capacity Building

International Center for Integrative Studies, Inc.

  • New York, NY
  • www.icisonline.org

Mission Statement

ICIS is committed to developing and supporting integrative concepts and models required to meet the demands of a rapidly changing world. Originally founded in 1962 and reorganized a decade ago, ICIS has an extensive history of creating and managing innovative models that range in objective from new knowledge formation to multi-service programs.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. ICIS Salons
  3. RiverTides
  4. UN-NGO Activities
  5. ICIS Forum

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Service Areas

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International

Primarily New York City and New York State but also nationwide and internationally.

ruling year

1991

Principal Officer

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Sarajane Brittas

Keywords

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nonprofit consulting, organizational development, leardership, communications, international dialogue, consciousness, new concepts, new knowledge, community conversations, healthy communities, integrative approach,

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Also Known As

ICIS

EIN

13-3605044

 Number

7896109915

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Nonprofit Management (S50)

Leadership Development (W70)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

RiverTides works with nonprofit groups navigating the challenges of organizational change, hosts community dialogues in the Mid-Hudson Valley (NY) to promote understanding of critical issues, and runs leadership retreats. The ICIS Forum is an ongoing international dialogue among innovative thinkers and practitioners representing many fields who are deeply concerned with exploring central issues in and across cultures, disciplines and societies. The Center for A Science of Hope offers publications, research and consulting on the dynamics of hope in health and leadership formation. ICIS salons host dialogs on current topics of critical interest in NYC.

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Program 2

ICIS Salons

ICIS Salons bring people from diverse fields and backgrounds together for informal dialogue on a wide range of topics. The purpose of Salons is to deepen assimilation, understanding and appreciation of diverse human perspectives and to foster more integrative responses to critical issues.

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Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

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Program 3

RiverTides

RiverTides works to foster healthy and sustainable organizations through collaborative nonprofit services, leadership development, and community conversations on the challenges and opportunities that face us today.

RiverTides is committed to strengthening the historic role of the civic sector as a seed bed for new, innovative responses to social issues. Our work is integrative and participatory in approach. It is guided by appreciative inquiry and honest dialog, and by the belief that reflection and action are interdependent dimensions of sound policy and wise management. RiverTides supports collaborative action and exchange across diverse communities and fields.

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Arts, Culture & Humanities

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General Public/Unspecified

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Program 4

UN-NGO Activities

ICIS is a nongovernmental organization (NGO) affiliated with the Department of Public Information at the United Nations. ICIS NGO delegates are particularly focused on sustainable development including the work of the Earth Charter, women and development, and values.

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Program 5

ICIS Forum

The ICIS Forum is a communications program serving leaders from many fields and countries who address a wide variety of central issues and concerns in the fields of world affairs, the environment, education, religion, society, and the individual. The Forum offers an environment where innovative ideas can be shared with and worked on within a community of kindred spirits. It provides a unique platform for cross-disciplinary exchange of ideas and potential developments.

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General Public/Unspecified

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Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Primarily New York City and New York State but also nationwide and internationally.

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International Center for Integrative Studies, Inc.

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Principal Officer

Sarajane Brittas

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Sarajane Brittas

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