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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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March 27, 2017 2:54 PM

Webinar: Building Peace In Difficult Times: Learning From Global Activists

Today, many activists across North America are feeling overwhelmed by the realities of their new social and political climate. In light of this, we are excited to announce our first global learning webinar. During this one-hour session you will hear from interfaith peacebuilders from Nigeria, Venezuela and Spain about how they remain grounded and build peace in the midst of fierce political divisions, unethical governments.

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March 27, 2017 2:04 PM

The Weekly Shot: Circles of Light 2017

At URI's Circles of Light gala this past Saturday, guests listen to the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir sing as part of the invocation blessing to begin the evening.

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March 24, 2017 5:46 PM

North America URI Member Offers Participatory Trip to India

This July, one of United Religions Initiative’s Global Council members will be leading a dynamic trip across the Indian sub-continent designed to help participants feel a part of the greater reality and not just outside viewers.

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March 13, 2017 11:49 AM

The Weekly Shot: Circles of Light

Please join us for the 2017 Circles of Light gala - “Envision – Invest In… URI. Creating cultures of peace, justice and healing.”

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March 6, 2017 11:52 AM

Video: Representing URI at DC Press Conference on Immigration

This afternoon I had the privilege of representing URI North America at a press conference in front of the White House responding to the recent executive order on refugees and immigrants.

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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 21, 2017 1:17 PM

Editorial: More People of Faith Need to Speak Up

Do people of faith have anything unique to bring to the struggles of the present moment? Can they do more than simply swell the multitudes protesting in the street or overwhelming Capitol telephone lines?

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February 9, 2017 6:47 PM

A letter from the Environmental Resource CC: How to stand with Standing Rock

Below you will find a list of ways you and your community can take action to defend the rights of the Standing Rock Sioux, protect drinking water for millions, and ensure the health of land, air and water for future generations.

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February 9, 2017 11:35 AM

A Eulogy for William K. Bowes, Jr.

Read the complete transcript of the homily offered by The Right Rev. William E. Swing, URI President and Founder, and lifelong friend, at Bill Bowes' memorial service on February 6, 2017.

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February 8, 2017 2:37 PM

Across the US, Interfaith Groups Rally to Support Refugees, Immigrants, Muslims

URI North America presents three examples show what interfaith solidarity looks like and the true colors of humanity in these difficult times.

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