URI North America is the North American chapter of URI, a global network dedicated to promoting enduring daily interfaith cooperation to end religiously motivated violence and to create cultures of peace, justice, and healing for the Earth and all living beings.
URI North America We can't celebrate these interfaith educational resources enough! A big thank you to the Interfaith Department - Scarboro Missions, a URI North America Affiliate, for sharing their work with interfaith peacebuilders across the world. We HIGHLY recommend you check them out, if you haven't already done so!
URI North America "How have religious traditions dealt with religious and cultural differences? How might these traditions meet one another in a pluralistic society?" Guided by 30 scholars, teachers, and artists, you can explore these questions at the Vancouver School of Theology's Inter-Religious Studies conference on “Encountering the Other” from May 15-17th. For more information click here!
URI North America Our commitment to protecting and healing this beautiful #Earth continues! Kiran Bali, #UnitedReligionsInitiative's Global's Chair joined world leaders in signing the Interfaith #ClimateChange Statement at the UN. Get the inside scoop on what the document says by clicking here. P.S Don't forget to sign your name in support!
URI North America More than half of Americans who say they hate Muslims have never actually met a Muslim. The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County has set out to change this statistic, by implementing a “Love Your Muslim Neighbors” program in California’s San Francisco Bay Area, where “loving” your Muslim neighbor is not passive, but rather an active commitment. Read the blog post to get inspired. If you're doing similar work of debunking this fear of the "Other" - email us at email@example.com.