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Community Building

Strong, healthy communities are at the core of URI’s work. Where neighbors help each other by reaching across religious, ethnic, and cultural lines, it creates a culture of respect and safety that fosters peace even during difficult times.

URI Cooperation Circles build community cohesion a number of ways:

Label: Featured Cooperation Circles

URI Dondo CC

Africa,
35 members

Lahore Pakistan CC

Asia,
18 members

Advocates For Grassroots Inter-Religious Cooperation

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Gallatin Valley Interfaith Association

North America,
45 members

Charter for Compassion

North America,
40 (forty) members

Minorities of Europe CC

Europe,
23 members

Action of Dialogue & Development for Life (ADD for Life)

Middle East and North Africa,
7 (seven) members

Youth Empowerment CC

Asia,
7 members

Comunidade Tao Judaica De Verdade

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Bangladesh Minority Board

Asia,
125 members

Voices of Humanity

Multi-Region,
15 members

URI Zambia CC

Africa,
20 members

Dialogue for Peace

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Comunidad Cosmica CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
10 members

Love Care Foundation

Asia,
12 members

Bright Future CC

Asia,
10 members

House of Hilkiah Foundation

Africa,
15 members

Parwaaj CC

Asia,
10 members

Helping Hands CC

Asia,
18 members

Kolkata CC

Asia,
8 members

PathWays for Diversity Education Inc.

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
12 members

San Francisco Interfaith Council CC

North America,
18 members

Hope for Palestinian Kids

Middle East and North Africa,
12 members

Atman: the Samuhaa

Asia,
12 members

Vayakkal CC

Asia,
12 members

SYNC for Harmony

Multi-Region,
7 members

INSANIYAT CC

Asia,
7 members

Moreland Together

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
24 members

Universal Ministries Uganda CC

Africa,
70 members

Manila Muslim Christian Community Peacemakers, Inc.

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
200 members

Campinas CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
20 members

Council of Arakhna (elders) and Wise in Egypt

Middle East and North Africa,
3000 members

Myittar Resource Foundation CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
400 members

Council of Religions- Mauritius

Africa,
18 members

Forum of Religions in Turku CC

Europe,
11 members

Marin Interfaith Council CC

North America,
45 members

Ahimsa for Quality of Life CC

Europe,
29 members

LGBTQ CC

Multi-Region,
13 members

Asia Culture House

Asia,
100 members

Asian Resource Foundation CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
1000 members

Janseva Pratishthan, Vita

Asia,
11 members

Contemplative Life

Multi-Region,
300 members

Sadbhawana Samiti

Asia,
9 members

AAWAAZ CC

Asia,
8 members

GAUTENG Khoi and San Council

Africa,
100 members

Sombor Educational Centre (SEC)

Europe,
17 members

Msu-Iit Youth Chain Of Peace - MYCoP

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

World Kindness Liberia

Africa,
12 members

We Are Some

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

EcoPeace/Friends of the Earth Middle East Cooperation Circle

Middle East and North Africa,
100+ members

Sarwadharm Vichar Manch

Asia,
7 members

Voices from Iraq

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Tronica City CC

Asia,
7 members

Youth for New World

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Afrikayyah Interfaith Council

Multi-Region,
18 members

Alliance For Development (AFODE)

Africa,
250 members

Prolife Interfaith Kenya

Africa,
330 members

URI-UK CC

Europe,
30 members

Chaitanya Service Society

Asia,
7 members

Paz Mozambique

Africa,
7 members

Zero Limits CC

Asia,
35 members

Modern Method

Asia,
7 members

Umbiyozo Cultural Diversity

Africa,
7 members

Ex Conselheiras e Conselheiros da URI Global Regiao ALC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
8 members

Maia Earth Village

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
11 members

Prayas Juvenile Aid Centre

Asia,
20 members

The Big Brother Society-BBS

Africa,
17 members

Fire Women Association

Africa,
60 members

Solar C3ities

North America,
30 members

Inter-Religious URI CC Namaacha

Africa,
14 members

Makungwa CC

Africa,
15 members

Connecting the Dots

Africa,
7 members

Sun Devils Are Better Together (SUNDABT)

North America,
50 members

African Youth Peace Initiatives

Africa,
175 members

Interfaith Community of Lower Bucks

North America,
12 members

Wisdom Circle Ministries

Multi-Region,
150 members

New Jerusalem Ministry CC

Africa,
10 members

Bridge Builders

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Lilongwe CC

Africa,
150 members

NOWTIME Radio

Multi-Region,
9 members

Satsang Research Center

Asia,
21 members

Ahle Aman Society AASS CC

Asia,
8 members

Círculo de Encuentro Interreligioso Montevideo

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Hand in Hand

Asia,
7 members

Impart Liberia

Africa,
25 members

Thirikkannamangal URI CC

Asia,
10 members

Kakatiya Cooperation Circle

Asia,
7 members

Srijani CC

Asia,
8 members

Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Ethics CC

North America,
12 members

Stronger Together Across Traditions

North America,
12 members

Realities Beyond the Truth

Asia,
8 members

TOL’ART

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Help the Needy Foundation

Europe,
375 members

Eilat Interfaith Encounter Group

Middle East and North Africa,
13 members

Palestinian Association for Non Violent Communication

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Arizona Faith Network

North America,
165 members

Quested Peace CC

Middle East and North Africa,
24 members

Hayat-E-Nou (New Life) CC

Asia,
7 members

Ik Onkar Peace Foundation CC

North America,
16 members

Ambala District CC

Asia,
7 members

Beyond SARHAD

Asia,
9 members

Larsa

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Building Better Society CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
100 members

Noida Interfaith CC

Asia,
7 members

Global Peace Tourism

Asia,
500 members

Círculo Latinoamericano de Músicos

Latin America and the Caribbean,
20 members

Tigwirizane CC

Africa,
15 members

Help the Natural Disasters Victims CC

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Sohag Community Development (SCDA) CC

Middle East and North Africa,
8 members

Youth Today Foundation CC

Africa,
7 members

Youth Partners for Development and Peace CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
13 members

Pacific Teams CC

Europe,
9 members

The Oracle Institute

North America,
17 members

Sanabel Tounsia

Middle East and North Africa,
1000 members

Interfaith Forum For Peace Harmony And Solidarity

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
35 members

Saksham

Asia,
8 members

Utah CC

North America,
8 members

Face to Face / Faith to Faith

Africa,
90 members

Pashchim Vihar CC

Asia,
8 members

Mercy CC

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Seeds for Change

Europe,
7 members

The Quiet Voice

Africa,
10 members

Maso Amudzi (Community Watch)

Africa,
13 members

Kharagpur Peace Circle CC

Asia,
14 members

Abhigyane Foundation

Asia,
11 members

Bond Zonder Naam CC

Europe,
273,000 members

Chapomoka CC

Africa,
11 members

Eibela dot Com

Asia,
250 members

Anando CC

Asia,
11 members

Abbey of Hope

North America,
180 members

Kathak Dharohar

Asia,
7 members

Missoula Interfaith Collaborative

North America,
200 members

The Chaplaincy Institute- ChI

Multi-Region,
8 members

GUNE CC

Europe,
16 members

Amalumbo Community Trust

Africa,
10 members

URI Youth Aotearoa

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Giving Without Borders

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Multifaith Advisory and Action Group - MAAG

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
46 members

Ibteda Foundation CC

Asia,
100 members

Sarvodaya Shanti Sena CC

Asia,
50 members

Mandala Earth Story Project

Multi-Region,
10 members

World Organization for Reconciliation Link and Development

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
9 members

Blossom CC

Asia,
12 members

Jordanian Association for Orphans & Widows Care CC

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

NextGen Africa Initiative

Africa,
12 members

Coexister

Europe,
7000 + members

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August 23, 2017 3:33 PM

Celebrating Hope and Valuing Grassroots Voices: Regional Assembly 2017

Sensationalising love, harmony and interfaith, we at URI North Zone India and Afghanistan held our Regional Assembly on 29th and 30th July in New Delhi.

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Subhi Dhupar

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August 16, 2017 2:50 PM

SF Faith Leaders Stand United Against Hate in Charlottesville and Our Backyard

As people of faith, we stand united to denounce those who use words such as "prayer," "unity" and "peace" to mask any agenda of hate, intolerance, and bigotry.

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August 7, 2017 8:59 AM

The Weekly Shot: Yemeni Youth Learn Documentary Filmmaking

In Yemen, where Civil War has left many civilian casualties, rampant disease, and deep divisions and turmoil, Youth of Peace Cooperation Circle is fighting back by launching a documentary filmmaking initiative.

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The Weekly Shot

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July 20, 2017 7:50 PM

West India Celebrates the 17th Anniversary of URI

URI West India Cooperation Circles (CCs), along with members of other interfaith groups, celebrated the 17th Anniversary of URI.

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July 20, 2017 7:26 PM

URI's 17th Birthday Celebration in Pakistan

URI Pakistan celebrated a wonderful and beautiful program of URI’s 17th birthday on 3rd July, 2017 with Cooperation Circle coordinators at Peace Center Lahore-Pakistan.

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July 10, 2017 11:20 AM

The Weekly Shot: URI Regional Coordinator Exchange

Regional Coordinator Exchanges are one way the URI network makes connections and encourages learning across geographical boundaries. 

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The Weekly Shot

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June 30, 2017 2:07 PM

Roadtripping, Learning from Interfaith Peacebuilders Across the Northeast USA

As URI Regional Coordinators, one of the core parts of our job is to listen to our members - to understand what their local context, the projects and programs they are working on, their dreams for the future and current struggles.

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June 26, 2017 9:15 AM

The Weekly Shot - Happy 17th Anniversary

On June 26, we celebrate the 17th anniversary of URI’s Charter signing.

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June 26, 2017 9:00 AM

Celebrating URI's First 17 Years

On June 26, we celebrate the 17th anniversary of URI’s Charter signing.

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URI News Desk

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June 22, 2017 4:37 PM

West India Schoolchildren Celebrate Environment Day

URI West India Cooperation Circles, together with URI Youth Ambassadors, launched their 3-day, city-level campaign from 18th to 20th June,2017.

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