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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

Bumblebee Global Renewal Projects CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
9 members

Beyond SARHAD

Asia,
9 members

Chaitanya Service Society

Asia,
7 members

AAWAAZ CC

Asia,
8 members

Alliance For Development (AFODE)

Africa,
250 members

NextGen Africa Initiative

Africa,
12 members

Comunidad Cosmica CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
10 members

Bridge Builders

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Fire Women Association

Africa,
60 members

Eilat Interfaith Encounter Group

Middle East and North Africa,
13 members

Ex Conselheiras e Conselheiros da URI Global Regiao ALC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
8 members

Eibela dot Com

Asia,
250 members

Realities Beyond the Truth

Asia,
8 members

Atman: the Samuhaa

Asia,
12 members

Ahle Aman Society AASS CC

Asia,
8 members

Campinas CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
20 members

Amalumbo Community Trust

Africa,
10 members

Council of Religions- Mauritius

Africa,
18 members

EcoPeace/Friends of the Earth Middle East Cooperation Circle

Middle East and North Africa,
100+ members

Asia Culture House

Asia,
100 members

Bond Zonder Naam CC

Europe,
273,000 members

Council of Arakhna (elders) and Wise in Egypt

Middle East and North Africa,
3000 members

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

Middle East and North Africa,
7 (seven) members

Anando CC

Asia,
11 members

Comunidade Tao Judaica De Verdade

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Arizona Faith Network

North America,
165 members

Dialogue for Peace

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Ambala District CC

Asia,
7 members

Coexister

Europe,
7000 + members

Abbey of Hope

North America,
180 members

Asian Resource Foundation CC

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
1000 members

Larsa

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Bangladesh Minority Board

Asia,
125 members

Chapomoka CC

Africa,
11 members

Abhigyane Foundation

Asia,
11 members

Charter for Compassion

North America,
40 (forty) members

Sadbhawana Samiti

Asia,
9 members

Connecting the Dots

Africa,
7 members

Blossom CC

Asia,
12 members

Bright Future CC

Asia,
10 members

Afrikayyah Interfaith Council

Multi-Region,
18 members

Ahimsa for Quality of Life CC

Europe,
29 members

African Youth Peace Initiatives

Africa,
175 members

Sarwadharm Vichar Manch

Asia,
7 members

Face to Face / Faith to Faith

Africa,
90 members

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March 3, 2017 8:08 AM

The Future of America is at Stake

A joint reflection with Rita Semel on the desecration of Jewish cemeteries

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February 27, 2017 5:10 PM

Building a Community Center for Cooperation Circles

It is a great joy to share photos and news about our ongoing, successful efforts to bring corporate support to our local groups. 

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February 27, 2017 4:12 PM

URI National Conference on UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030

The URI National Conference on UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) 2030 was organized at Peace Center, Lahore, Pakistan from 18 to 19 of February, 2017.

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February 27, 2017 11:52 AM

The Weekly Shot: Giving Syrian Refugee Children Their First School

URI MENA Office brought a portable classroom to a Syrian refugee camp, where many of the children had never been to school before.

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February 21, 2017 11:24 AM

The Weekly Shot: Welcoming Refugees in Uganda

We found out that many locals had given up pieces of their land to host the refugees.

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The Weekly Shot

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February 3, 2017 4:40 PM

Growing the URI Network in Florida

A congregation in West Palm Beach, Florida, wanted to jump into interfaith work and got in touch with me.

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Bishop Swing

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January 30, 2017 1:39 PM

An open letter to concerned citizens around the world

As we witness the events unfolding in the United States, we at the United Religions Initiative reject any call from anyone that encourages behavior which diminishes the humanity of others.

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URI News Desk

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January 25, 2017 5:30 PM

Still Relevant Today: Remembering the Holocaust

We must never forget the horrors of the Holocaust, as it is only by learning the lessons from the past that we can build a just, caring and better future.

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Kiran Bali

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January 20, 2017 6:01 PM

The Power of We

“We people of diverse religions, spiritual expressions and Indigenous traditions throughout the world…” The URI Charter defines the concept of “We” in a powerful and sacred way.

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