Every Voice, 11 March 2019 – Sr. Joan Chatfield, M.M. Ph.D
Sr. Joan Chatfield, an esteemed educator and Maryknoll sister, participated in the first URI Planning Summit in San Francisco in 1996.
Every Voice, 2 January 2019 – Dharma Master Heng Sure
Reverend Heng Sure, Buddhist monk in the Mahayana tradition and founding member of URI, shares two songs.
Every Voice, 26 December 2018 – Abraham Karickam
Abraham Karickam, Regional Coordinator for URI South India and Sri Lanka, tells a story that inspires us to see how catastrophe also gives us an opportunity to build caring communities.
Every Voice, 19 December 2018 – Barbara Hartford
Barbara Hartford, URI Global Staff for 15 years, often said, “I’ll do whatever is wanted and needed.”
Every Voice, 12 December 2018 – Kay Lindahl
Kay Lindahl, a founding Global Council member URI and Cooperation Circle leader, is a Listening Professional who understands listening to be a sacred act.
Every Voice, 5 December 2018 – Libby Hoffman
Libby Hoffman, who helped lead URI’s peacebuilding training program, The Moral Imagination Project, from 2006-2008, shares her views about peacebuilding.
Every Voice, 28 November 2018 – Reverend Paul Chaffee
Reverend Paul Chafee, a minister in the United Church of Christ, was a founding member of URI and an early chronicler of URI events. Read an excerpt from his report of the 1997 URI Global Conference.
Every Voice, 21 November 2018 – Karimah Stauch
Karimah Stauch is a founding member of URI and has been the Regional Coordinator for URI Europe since 2003.
Every Voice, 14 November 2018 – Maha Ghosananada
The Venerable Maha Ghosananada, renowned Buddhist monk from Cambodia and international peacemaker, attended the first URI Global Summit Conference in 1997.
Every Voice, 7 November 2018 – Perri (PK) McCrary
PK is a founding member of URI, convener of the Think Peace and Communications Cooperation Circle, a former Global Council trustee, secretary of the Global Council and former member of the Multiregional Leadership team.
Every Voice, 31 October 2018 – Yoland Trevino
During the Global Council and Staff Meeting in 2009, Yoland Trevino created a learning activity called Rio de URI (River of URI).
Every Voice, 24 October 2018 – Sabina Rifat
Sr. Sabina works selflessly in Pakistan to provide women and children with counseling, vocational training, peace activities, workshops and education.
Every Voice, 17 October 2018 – URI’s Second Generation
Hear from Sharon Vaswani and Aisyah Amir, two young adult women who “grew up” within the URI family.
Every Voice, 10 October 2018 – Brahma Kumaris
Throughout the years, Sister Chandru Desai and the Brahma Kumaris sisters and brothers have served the URI community in countless ways.
Every Voice, 3 October 2018 – Mary Page Sims
For Mary Page Sims, a compelling childhood dream burst into life when she met Bishop Bill Swing and participated in URI’s Planning Conference in 1999.
Every Voice, 26 September 2018 – Gurudev Khalsa
As a PhD student, Gurudev Khalsa led a URI staff retreat in 2000 to explore URI’s approach to global capacity-building.
Every Voice, 19 September 2018 – Lejla Hasandedic-Dapo
Lejla grew up in Bosnia during the Balkan wars and now works with URI Europe to overcome centuries-old ethnic barriers.
Every Voice, 12 September 2018 – Assembly Participants
Members from URI North America and the URI Multiregion share: "What’s Working in URI."
Every Voice, 29 August 2018 – Andre Porto
Andre Porto, former Regional Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean, shares recommendations for creating partnerships.
Every Voice, 22 August 2018 – Sister Laetitia Borg
Sister Laetitia Borg, a Franciscan sister from Addis Ababa, shares: A Ritual - Values to Cherish.
Every Voice, 15 August 2018 – Nyambura Mundia
Nyambura Mundia, former URI country coordinator for Kenya, reflects on her experience.
Every Voice, 8 August 2018 – Maria Crespo
Maria Crespo, a long-time Cooperation Circle leader and staff member, shares "A Community Prayer for Challenging Times."
Every Voice, 1 August 2018 – Diana Arsenian
Diana Arsenian is a talented artist who helps graphically visualize the URI network.
Every Voice, 25 July 2018 – Dee Hock
Dee Hock is a banker and founder of the VISA card. He developed key organizational concepts for URI.
Every Voice, 18 July 2018 – Greshma P. Raju
Greshma P. Raju is a former youth member of URI and Eco-Spirituality scholar.
Every Voice, 11 July 2018 – The Reverend Patrick Lumumba
The Reverend Patrick Lumumba is a committee member of the Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative Cooperation Circle in Uganda.
Every Voice, 4 July 2018 – Gard Jameson
Gard Jameson is a generous friend and member of the URI North America Leadership Council.
Every Voice, 27 June 2018 – Father Louis Dolan
Father Louis Dolan is a Catholic priest, a citizen of the US and Argentina, a founding URI leader, and the first regional URI coordinator in Latin America.
Every Voice, 20 June 2018 – The Reverend Jack Lundin
Jack Lundin is a Lutheran pastor and inspiring jazz pianist who served as a Global Council Trustee.
Every Voice, 13 June 2018 – Margaret Jones and the SF Peninsula CC
Margaret Jones is a URI member who created a set of guidelines for creating a safe space for interfaith dialogue.
Every Voice, 6 June 2018 – The Drum
In this installment, we hear from different URI members about the "heartbeat of the drum."
Every Voice, 30 May 2018 – Audri Scott Williams
Audri Scott Williams is a URI trustee and founder of the Trail of Dreams Cooperation Circle, based in Alabama, USA.
Every Voice, 23 May 2018 – Tomoko Watanabe
Tomoko Watanabe is a URI member born in Hiroshima, Japan, just eight years after the atomic bombing.
Every Voice, 16 May 2018 – Henry Kurt Michael Ayala Alva
Michael Ayala, a URI member from Peru, speaks about Indigenous identity and the "condition of Mestizo."
Every Voice, 9 May 2018 – Sally Mahé
Sally Mahé, Senior Consultant, shares why URI is "a harbinger of a deeper democracy."
Every Voice, 2 May 2018 – Adelia Sandoval
Adelia Sandoval is a treasured contributor to URI, Cooperation Circle member and former Global Council trustee.
Every Voice, 25 April 2018 – Sarah Talcott
Sarah Talcott is a former Coordinator for URI’s Young Leaders Program.
Every Voice, 11 April 2018 – Charles Gibbs
The Reverend Charles Gibbs is URI’s founding Executive Director.
Every Voice, 4 April 2018 – Diana Whitney
Read about Dr. Diana Whitney and the principles behind URI's meetings to encourage a close-knit and growing community.
Every Voice, 28 March 2018 – Sr. Mary Tarcisia
Sr. Mary Tarcisia is a URI member who lived through generations of war in Northern Uganda and helped young girls who had been used as sex slaves in that war.
Every Voice, 21 March 2018 – URI Staff
URI staff share memories from a major URI global gathering in Sarajevo, Bosnia in September 2017.
Every Voice, 14 March 2018 – T.D. Singh
Dr. Thoudam Damodara Singh (T.D. Singh) is a scientist, spiritual leader, and URI Cooperation Circle leader.
Every Voice, 7 March 2018 – Deborah Moldow and Betsy Stang
Betsy Stang and Deborah Moldow both served on the URI Global Council in its early years.
Every Voice, 28 February 2018 – David Cooperrider
Dr. David Cooperrider is a professor, founder of Appreciative Inquiry, and a "first responder" to the idea of a "United Religions."
Every Voice, 21 February 2018 – Fire Women Association
Fire Women Association is a URI Cooperation Circle from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Every Voice, 14 February 2018 – Gary Gunderson
Dr. Gary Gunderson highlights URI’s structure as the "right vehicle to shepherd profound change in an uncertain world."
Every Voice, 7 February 2018 – Dr. Potre Diampuan
Hhear a prayer from Dr. Potre Diampuan, Senior Interfaith Advisor for URI in the Philippines.
Every Voice, 31 January 2018 – Julia Ha
Julia Ha is a URI member who encountered URI in the 10th grade.
Every Voice, 24 January 2018 – John Paul Lederach
Dr. John Paul Lederach is an esteemed educator of peacebuilding and conflict transformation.
Every Voice, 17 January 2018 – Rosalia Gutierrez
Rosalia Gutierrez is a leader of the Indigenous People of Argentina Cooperation Circle in Buenos Aires.
Every Voice, 10 January 2018 – Stephan Fuqua
Stephen Fuqua is a member of the Bahá'í faith and former student at the University of Austin, Texas.