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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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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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November 7, 2016 7:01 PM

On the Eve of the US Elections, the World is Watching and Praying

Recently, Despina emailed me offering her prayers for the people of the United States in the midst of this election, and calling upon the global community to do the same.

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November 7, 2016 3:15 PM

Praying for a Peaceful US Election

This heartfelt prayer for a peaceful US election comes from Despina Namwembe, a URI Regional Coordinator living in Kampala, Uganda.

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URI News Desk

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October 25, 2016 5:30 PM

Eulogy for Jeanne Taylor

Read the eulogy delivered by Bishop Swing for Jeanne Taylor, longtime friend and supporter of the United Religions Initiative.

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Bishop Swing

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October 12, 2016 5:19 PM

President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

Father James Channan OP (URI-Pakistan) joined the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge (Washington, D.C.), and shares his insights in this report.

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October 12, 2016 1:48 PM

My Experience in IHEILF

We gathered with different religions and cultures, selected by a common element: the experience working in interfaith and community service on university campuses, schools and other places of religious leadership formation.

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Enoé Texier

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September 15, 2016 2:43 PM

URI At Building A World Free of Nuclear Weapons Conference in Kazakhstan

URI's Monica Willard went to Astana, Kazakhstan to mark the International Day Against Nuclear Testing. 

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Monica Willard

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