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How well do you know the story of URI? Read about Cooperation Circles, global interfaith and peacebuilding champions, and life-changing events from around the world that have shaped URI's 15-year history.

January 14, 2017 7:03 PM

The Weekly Shot: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most well-known speech is "I Have a Dream," which he delivered on August 28, 1963. In it, he called for an end to racism in the United States. 

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January 9, 2017 9:01 AM

The Weekly Shot: Duruthu Poya

Duruthu Poya is celebrated on the first full moon of each year. The holiday celebrates Gautama Buddha’s first visit to Sri Lanka over 25 centuries ago, and honors Sri Lanka’s introduction to Buddhist teachings.

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January 2, 2017 9:01 AM

The Weekly Shot: Keeping Girls in School

Educating girls and their communities about female reproductive systems helps to keep female students in school alongside their male counterparts. 

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December 26, 2016 9:43 AM

The Weekly Shot: Celebrating Hanukkah and Christmas Together

Last holiday season, Kashi Foundation, a URI North America Cooperation Circle, organized volunteers to visit a nearby impoverished community to provide food and other essentials to the residents there. 

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December 19, 2016 12:33 PM

The Weekly Shot: Interfaith Candle Lighting Ceremony

One year ago, URI hosted an interfaith celebration at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco, California, USA, bringing together groups from different religious traditions and cultural performers.

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December 12, 2016 9:24 AM

The Weekly Shot: Shalom Ghana Group Co-Operative

Taking advantage of URI’s global network, two Cooperation Circles have connected to better serve their communities. 

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December 5, 2016 1:56 PM

The Weekly Shot: Interfaith Prayers at Standing Rock

A panoramic shot of the Oceti Sakowin Camp, the largest camp of Water Protectors at the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota.

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November 29, 2016 12:35 PM

The Weekly Shot: URI Europe Assembly

The United Religions Initiative Europe Assembly brought peacebuilders from around the Europe region together in Damme, Belgium.

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November 21, 2016 9:47 AM

The Weekly Shot: Raising Breast Cancer Awareness

The clinic provided free physical examination. At the end of the event, one woman even won an insurance voucher for breast cancer treatment.

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November 7, 2016 11:28 AM

The Weekly Shot: Traveling Peace Academy

The URI Traveling Peace Academy gathers interfaith peacebuilders together for training, skill building, discussion, study, and networking, so that they can work more effectively in their communities around the world.

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