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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

Kharagpur Peace Circle CC

Asia,
14 members

Parwaaj CC

Asia,
10 members

Universal Ministries Uganda CC

Africa,
70 members

Palestinian Association for Non Violent Communication

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Hayat-E-Nou (New Life) CC

Asia,
7 members

Pacific Teams CC

Europe,
9 members

URI Dondo CC

Africa,
35 members

Lahore Pakistan CC

Asia,
18 members

Mercy CC

Middle East and North Africa,
10 members

Eibela dot Com

Asia,
250 members

Umbiyozo Cultural Diversity

Africa,
7 members

World Organization for Reconciliation Link and Development

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
9 members

Thirikkannamangal URI CC

Asia,
10 members

Solar C3ities

North America,
30 members

Forum of Religions in Turku CC

Europe,
11 members

Fire Women Association

Africa,
60 members

SYNC for Harmony

Multi-Region,
7 members

Youth Partners for Development and Peace CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
13 members

URI-UK CC

Europe,
30 members

Bright Future CC

Asia,
10 members

The Chaplaincy Institute- ChI

Multi-Region,
8 members

TOL’ART

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Lilongwe CC

Africa,
150 members

Love Care Foundation

Asia,
12 members

Impart Liberia

Africa,
25 members

Interfaith Forum For Peace Harmony And Solidarity

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
35 members

Círculo de Encuentro Interreligioso Montevideo

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

EcoPeace/Friends of the Earth Middle East Cooperation Circle

Middle East and North Africa,
100+ members

Dialogue for Peace

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Minorities of Europe CC

Europe,
23 members

Blossom CC

Asia,
12 members

Ahle Aman Society AASS CC

Asia,
8 members

Realities Beyond the Truth

Asia,
8 members

Sarwadharm Vichar Manch

Asia,
7 members

Stronger Together Across Traditions

North America,
12 members

The Big Brother Society-BBS

Africa,
17 members

Tronica City CC

Asia,
7 members

Pashchim Vihar CC

Asia,
8 members

Gallatin Valley Interfaith Association

North America,
45 members

Inter-Religious URI CC Namaacha

Africa,
14 members

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

Middle East and North Africa,
7 (seven) members

Manila Muslim Christian Community Peacemakers, Inc.

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
200 members

Beyond SARHAD

Asia,
9 members

Larsa

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Help the Needy Foundation

Europe,
375 members

LGBTQ CC

Multi-Region,
13 members

Sadbhawana Samiti

Asia,
9 members

Maso Amudzi (Community Watch)

Africa,
13 members

Ibteda Foundation CC

Asia,
100 members

Help the Natural Disasters Victims CC

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

AAWAAZ CC

Asia,
8 members

Anando CC

Asia,
11 members

Chapomoka CC

Africa,
11 members

Saksham

Asia,
8 members

Charter for Compassion

North America,
40 (forty) members

Maia Earth Village

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
11 members

Mandala Earth Story Project

Multi-Region,
10 members

Sanabel Tounsia

Middle East and North Africa,
1000 members

Ahimsa for Quality of Life CC

Europe,
29 members

Arizona Faith Network

North America,
165 members

Wisdom Circle Ministries

Multi-Region,
150 members

Amalumbo Community Trust

Africa,
10 members

Paz Mozambique

Africa,
7 members

Seeds for Change

Europe,
7 members

Sun Devils Are Better Together (SUNDABT)

North America,
50 members

Sarvodaya Shanti Sena CC

Asia,
50 members

NextGen Africa Initiative

Africa,
12 members

Contemplative Life

Multi-Region,
200 members

Campinas CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
20 members

Msu-Iit Youth Chain Of Peace - MYCoP

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

NOWTIME Radio

Multi-Region,
9 members

San Francisco Interfaith Council CC

North America,
18 members

Sombor Educational Centre (SEC)

Europe,
17 members

Building Better Society CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
100 members

Moreland Together

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
24 members

Ex Conselheiras e Conselheiros da URI Global Regiao ALC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
8 members

Kolkata CC

Asia,
8 members

Bridge Builders

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Srijani CC

Asia,
8 members

Face to Face / Faith to Faith

Africa,
90 members

Satsang Research Center

Asia,
21 members

Círculo Latinoamericano de Músicos

Latin America and the Caribbean,
20 members

Myittar Resource Foundation CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
400 members

Asian Resource Foundation CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
1000 members

Abhigyane Foundation

Asia,
11 members

Makungwa CC

Africa,
15 members

Comunidade Tao Judaica De Verdade

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Connecting the Dots

Africa,
7 members

Prayas Juvenile Aid Centre

Asia,
20 members

Alliance For Development (AFODE)

Africa,
250 members

Giving Without Borders

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Afrikayyah Interfaith Council

Multi-Region,
18 members

Comunidad Cosmica CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
10 members

Modern Method

Asia,
7 members

Janseva Pratishthan, Vita

Asia,
11 members

PathWays for Diversity Education Inc.

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
12 members

Quested Peace CC

Middle East and North Africa,
24 members

Zero Limits CC

Asia,
35 members

Noida Interfaith CC

Asia,
7 members

Abbey of Hope

North America,
180 members

Global Peace Tourism

Asia,
500 members

Bond Zonder Naam CC

Europe,
273,000 members

Vayakkal CC

Asia,
12 members

GUNE CC

Europe,
16 members

Council of Arakhna (elders) and Wise in Egypt

Middle East and North Africa,
3000 members

Kathak Dharohar

Asia,
7 members

URI Youth Aotearoa

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Youth for New World

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Ethics CC

North America,
12 members

Bangladesh Minority Board

Asia,
125 members

Hand in Hand

Asia,
7 members

The Oracle Institute

North America,
17 members

Eilat Interfaith Encounter Group

Middle East and North Africa,
13 members

New Jerusalem Ministry CC

Africa,
10 members

Marin Interfaith Council CC

North America,
45 members

Advocates For Grassroots Inter-Religious Cooperation

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Youth Empowerment CC

Asia,
7 members

Chaitanya Service Society

Asia,
7 members

Youth Today Foundation CC

Africa,
7 members

We Are Some

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Ik Onkar Peace Foundation CC

North America,
16 members

African Youth Peace Initiatives

Africa,
175 members

Coexister

Europe,
7000 + members

Utah CC

North America,
8 members

Jordanian Association for Orphans & Widows Care CC

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Multifaith Advisory and Action Group - MAAG

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
46 members

GAUTENG Khoi and San Council

Africa,
100 members

Council of Religions- Mauritius

Africa,
18 members

World Kindness Liberia

Africa,
12 members

Prolife Interfaith Kenya

Africa,
330 members

Voices from Iraq

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Ambala District CC

Asia,
7 members

Sohag Community Development (SCDA) CC

Middle East and North Africa,
8 members

Missoula Interfaith Collaborative

North America,
200 members

The Quiet Voice

Africa,
10 members

URI Zambia CC

Africa,
20 members

INSANIYAT CC

Asia,
7 members

Atman: the Samuhaa

Asia,
12 members

Asia Culture House

Asia,
100 members

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January 30, 2017 1:39 PM

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