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The CC's program in recent years has grown beyond walk events to include year-round Interfaith Youth Action Groups and multicultural, multifaith dinners.  See http://911unitywalk.org/

The Walk DC
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Traditions: Christian, Islam, Hindu

Action Area: Interfaith and Intercultural Understanding and Dialogue, Youth

Region: North America

Website: http://www.911unitywalk.org

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Unity Walk brings together people of all ages, backgrounds and faiths to learn to respect each other through a framework of experiential education, compassionate leadership and intentional service. Unity Walk seeks to create a world where we are united, rather than divided by our many faiths. 

The signature event of the Unity Walk CC is an annual interfaith walk commemorating 9/11. It convenes at Washington Hebrew Congregation, Washington DC's largest synagogue; continues down Massachusetts Avenue's Embassy Row to the Islamic Center, DC's oldest masjid or mosque; and terminates at the Gandhi Memorial in front of the Embassy of India. Along the way, significant congregations and sanctuaries open their doors in hospitality to the walkers. These congregations include Pentecostals, Sikhs, Roman Catholics, Episcopalians, Greek Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, Community of Christ, Buddhists, Hindus and others. The event has been described as a cross between a Gandhi-style walk and an open-house tour.

Community-service projects are also a part of the day. In partnership with Religions for Peace USA, 9/11 Unity Walks have been launched in New York City. The CC's program in recent years has grown beyond walk events to include year-round Interfaith Youth Action Groups and multicultural, multifaith dinners. See http://911unitywalk.org/

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Contact:
Kyle Poole

Address:
3716 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington
CA DC 20016
United States

Phone:
1(202) 262-2181

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