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A great loss to URI

It is with great shock and sadness that we share the news of Global Council Trustee Pele Pele's passing.

Martin Luther King

I write as the last light drains from the sky on this day commemorating the life and ministry of Dr. Martin Luther King.  I spent the morning in San Francisco participating in an event organized by the San Francisco Interfaith Council, which is a URI Cooperation Circle. Rita Semel, who many of you know as URI's founding board and Global Council Chair is Executive Vice Chair of SFIC; and Michael Pappas, who is a member of the leadership council for URI North America, is SFIC's executive director.

Five new Cooperation Circles

Dear friends, It is with joy that I announce that we started 2011 by welcoming five new CCs from three different regions and one new country, Bulgaria. We continue to be impressed by the quality of..