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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:

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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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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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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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