Now in 2019, a time of trials and many troubles, I am thankful for the strategic vision, long patience, and perseverance of supportive allies. This is a most unique moment in human history, and the group of URI youth representatives that I joined at the UN give tangible hope for a just, peaceful, and sustainable world.
The third part of our mini-series highlighting the work of women of African descent focuses on Reverend Carolyn Wilkins and how she uses education and her own life to encourage understanding and unity.
At the start of the year, United Religions Initiative North America bade farewell to two previous board members, welcomed four new members, and introduced all new officers. Here's your chance to get to know them!
In January 2019, seven young leaders from across the United States participated in a two-day visit to the United Nations where they attended a symposium co-sponsored by URI and met with various officials. Read about their experiences and reflections!
They confessed that their self-esteem had improved, they felt more self-assured, even family relationships were different - they now feel respected in their homes because they are working and providing extra income.