URI Stories

Our community is working tirelessly to bring peace and justice in all areas of the world regardless of religion. Read stories straight from the organizers.

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Every Voice – The Drum

The voice of the drum is heard as the heartbeat of URI. From URI’s first planning meetings to the current work of Cooperation Circles, the voice of the drum has been revered as a way to heal, to teach to call forth, and to make peace.

The Weekly Shot: Laylat al Qadr

Laylat al Qadr, also known as Laylat al-Qadr, Shab-e-Qadr, or the Night of Destiny, commemorates when the holy text of the Qur’an was revealed to the prophet Muhammad.

The Power in the Breaking of Bread Together — Super Suppers

Three Cooperation Circles/Affiliates in the United Religions Initiative North America region have unique approaches to using food to build community. We present their stories in a three-part series on this topic. Keep reading to hear the story of Super Suppers - how cooking and serving food to those who need it can bring people together.