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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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December 19, 2016 12:33 PM

The Weekly Shot: Interfaith Candle Lighting Ceremony

One year ago, URI hosted an interfaith celebration at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco, California, USA, bringing together groups from different religious traditions and cultural performers.

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December 16, 2016 4:30 PM

Coalition of URI Cooperation Circles Recognized for Raising Awareness About the Plight of Yezidis and Assyrians

The “Save Us From Genocide” (SUFG) and Beyond Genocide campaigns have been selected to receive a United Nations Association (UNA) Global Citizen Award.

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December 13, 2016 4:40 AM

May Peace Prevail on Earth - The CBS Interfaith Special

A Timeless and a Timely Classic for the Holiday Season:  "May Peace Prevail on Earth - The CBS Interfaith Special."

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URI News Desk

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December 9, 2016 4:32 PM

What I Learned About Movement and Stillness at Standing Rock

It is a place held by the Oceti Sakowin people and, as a visitor to the camp, I am here in service to them. In this place that they have molded, resistance is ceremony and prayer, and everything happens in a circle.

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Sari Heidenreich

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December 1, 2016 12:13 PM

Living in Community is Hard, and Thank God for That

Living in community is hard. Anyone who tells you differently hasn’t done it. That said, the places of difficulty are also the places of beauty. 

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Kashi Foundation CC

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November 17, 2016 2:19 PM

Memoriam for Dr. Paul Eppinger

Paul Eppinger, who led a campaign for Arizona to recognize a holiday for Martin Luther King Jr. and later was involved in interfaith affairs, has died. He was 83.

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November 16, 2016 2:34 PM

Reflections on Our Visit to Peace Terrace

We had the pleasure of visiting middle schoolers at Peace Terrace Academy in Fremont, California, a Pre-K through 8th grade Islamic school.

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Katherine Hreib

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November 15, 2016 3:14 PM

A URI Perspective on the US Presidential Election

At the end of the day, the voice of the people determines the direction, whether in the USA or URI.

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Bishop Swing

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November 11, 2016 8:22 AM

Where do we go from here

As we grapple with division and uncertainty, we ask: where do we go from here?

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URI News Desk

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November 10, 2016 4:49 PM

After the Election: Now What?

In the aftermath of the contentious US presidential election, URI North America shares useful resources for a country in need of healing deep divisions.

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