Tools for URI Cooperation Circles (CCs)
One of the best resources for planning effective programs is found through connecting with other CCs. We will be posting materials here which provide templates of programs and events which have worked well in North American CCs, as well as best practices, tips and other tools provided by the regional or global offices. Additions to this collection of resources are welcome.
NEW: S.A.R.A.H.'s State of Compassion Initiative provides an excellent manual - highly recommended · Quick Guide for a Compassionate City
Using Social Sites on the Web· Building Your Presence with Facebook Pages
World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) Resources from Global URI· WIHW Page on Global Website · WIHW Toolcard· WIHW Home SiteReligious Observance Calendar (maintained by the URI Multiregion)· Religious Observances - useful for checking for possible conflictsProgram materials from North American CCs and Affiliates· URI in Henderson County, NC – Academy for Peace catalog· Scarboro Missions - Golden Rule art exercise for youth· A Guide to Visiting CCs - visiting other cooperation circles is a great idea
How to: City or County Wide Day of Service - from Sarah - highly recommended· How To Organize Community Wide Day with Multiple Events -- as doc· Community Wide - the Role of a Hub -- as doc· Community Wide - Sample Form for Registering a Project -- as doc
CC Planning and Management Tools· A Progressive Course of Conflict Management· A model of the CC vitality cycleUsing the URI Global Website - an easy win-win· URI Brand Toolbox - very impressive - for web and newsletter-builders· CCs Have Global Impact· How to Post to the URI Blog· How to Update a CC webpage on the URI Website· URI Global Community Directory as of December 2011
Interfaith Solidarity Tools· URI Toolkit - Actions for Interfaith Solidarity· URI Interfaith Solidarity Tool Card - print on cardstock and distribute
Countering Islamophobia· URI Islamophobia Toolkit· Holy Quran and People of Other Faiths by Iftekar Hai
Media Contact Information· Media Group Emails and OP Ed Submission - top 100 newspapers - doc· Media Group Emails and OP Ed Submission - top 100 newspapers - pdf· NPR, NYTimes, WashPost Newsrooms, Jewish Pubs from Tikkun - pdf
Cooperation Circle Resource Pages· Interfaith Center at the Presidio -- great set of resourcesNuclear Weapons Free World· URI Call of Conscience Statement
Pirate Pad - online document co-generation in real time for many usersURI Star Certificate now available as pdf. Print and mail to an interfaith friend as a way of sending good cheer and encouragement. Download URI Star here and reverse side of URI Star here.
URI Cooperation Circles are fully autonomous organizations. Some are well established nonprofit organizations. Many are local grassroots groups which have formed to further their community’s appreciation for diversity of religious and faith traditions, or to work collaboratively with people of many faiths to address local issues and concerns related to the URI Principles.