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Website: http://www.urinorthamerica.org

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URI’s North American Cooperation Circles in the United States and Canada provide support for the poor and homeless; mobilize an interfaith communities to engage in environmental issues like climate change, energy conservation, and renewable energy; address gang violence and the need for safe after school programs in low income communities; and build interfaith understanding and cooperation in communities with growing numbers of religious minorities.

URI North America is forming a nonprofit entity to create a strong core message, develop strategic initiatives and fundraise for its work.

THE URI NORTH AMERICA SUPPORT STAFF

May peace prevail in the North America Region.

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Sari Heidenreich

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San Francisco United States

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July 18, 2017 4:15 PM

Interfaith Groups Use Music to Connect Across Difference

The Bainbridge Island North Kitsap Interfaith Council has been organizing annual concerts for fourteen years. However, quite recently, the concerts have evolved. What started out as a choir concert has turned into something much larger.

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July 13, 2017 4:24 PM

Women’s Group Fosters Future Collaborations During Ramadan Season

As five panelists of different religious backgrounds discussed their traditions, women around the room at an iftar held in Syracuse, NY, began to latch onto the thread of commonality that brought them together.

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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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Sari Heidenreich

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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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The Weekly Shot

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June 14, 2017 5:27 PM

Personal Reflections on Discovering URI

Personal reflections on discovering URI from a Global Staff Office intern.

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Eliza Snodgrass

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June 7, 2017 6:12 PM

The Shaking of the Foundations

Witnessing innocent lives dashed by profound evil, spurred people to gravitate to a place where good was celebrated. Ultimate forces were then in play. Solace and hope were sought above all else. 

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Bishop Swing

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June 6, 2017 5:25 PM

A Greater Understanding of the Human Experience

Kari Cameron, winner of the United Religions Initiative's One Billion Acts of Peace member contest prize, shares her reflections on being able to attend the Conference on World Affairs.

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InterFaith Works

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June 6, 2017 5:22 PM

Thriving on Diversity

In URI, we are learning what it means to be a community that thrives on diversity.

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Sally Mahé

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June 5, 2017 12:34 PM

To Heal Earth, Earth as Self

Young leader Ganga Devi reflects on interfaith teachings of interconnectedness and her practice of tending the soil. 

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Kashi Foundation CC

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June 2, 2017 12:51 PM

Pittsburgh, URI and the Paris Climate Accord

In June 2017, the President of the United States, declared, “I was elected to represent citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris,” as he pulled this country out of the Paris Climate Accord.

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Bishop Swing

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