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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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August 31, 2017 11:50 PM

A Message About Charlottesville From The Right Rev. William E. Swing

Like most everyone, I watched with shock the scenes in Charlottesville as I listened to the President of the United States speak.

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August 24, 2017 4:47 PM

URI Founder and Executive Director Honored for Humanitarian Work

The Right Rev. William E. Swing, URI President and Founding Trustee, and URI Executive Director the Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian, Jr., will be among the humanitarian heroes honored at a sold-out gala benefitting Yezidis facing genocide.

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August 16, 2017 2:50 PM

SF Faith Leaders Stand United Against Hate in Charlottesville and Our Backyard

As people of faith, we stand united to denounce those who use words such as "prayer," "unity" and "peace" to mask any agenda of hate, intolerance, and bigotry.

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August 12, 2017 10:25 PM

In Light of Violence in Charlottesville

In this difficult time, we encourage communities around the United States to provide places for nonviolent gatherings to continue to build cultures of peace, justice, and healing for all people.

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August 10, 2017 5:21 PM

Stories from URI Korea Youth Peace Camp

Hersheyth Aggarwal traveled to South Korea to attended the URI Korea Youth Peace Camp alongside URI young leaders from around the world.

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July 18, 2017 4:15 PM

Interfaith Groups Use Music to Connect Across Difference

The Bainbridge Island North Kitsap Interfaith Council has been organizing annual concerts for fourteen years. However, quite recently, the concerts have evolved. What started out as a choir concert has turned into something much larger.

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July 13, 2017 4:24 PM

Women’s Group Fosters Future Collaborations During Ramadan Season

As five panelists of different religious backgrounds discussed their traditions, women around the room at an iftar held in Syracuse, NY, began to latch onto the thread of commonality that brought them together.

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June 30, 2017 2:07 PM

Roadtripping, Learning from Interfaith Peacebuilders Across the Northeast USA

As URI Regional Coordinators, one of the core parts of our job is to listen to our members - to understand what their local context, the projects and programs they are working on, their dreams for the future and current struggles.

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Sari Heidenreich

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June 26, 2017 9:15 AM

The Weekly Shot - Happy 17th Anniversary

On June 26, we celebrate the 17th anniversary of URI’s Charter signing.

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June 14, 2017 5:27 PM

Personal Reflections on Discovering URI

Personal reflections on discovering URI from a Global Staff Office intern.

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Eliza Snodgrass

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