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.
Countdown to the International Day of Peace!
URI North America Join Jane Goodall in celebrating the International Day of Peace September 21st! What would you add to her suggestions? 1. Get Involved in the Day of Peace in your Community 2. Build one of Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots Signature Giant Peace Dove Puppets. 3. Make a smaller dove puppet out of recycled materials, or a paper dove. 4. Show off your Giant Peace Dove Puppet in a parade around your school or community. Find local events. 5. Learn more about the UN's observance of the Day of Peace. 6. Download this year's poster. 7.Plan a project in your community with Roots & Shoots that celebrates peace and benefits people, animals and the environment. 8.Share a #PeaceDay selfie on social media. Hold up this sign to show your support of "Right of Peoples to Peace." [Links in the text of the article]
URI North America "Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid, Parliament chair, Dr. Mary Nelson, Parliament executive director, Dr. Arun Gandhi, Andrew Himes of Charter for Compassion, and Sande Hart of United Religions Initiative all spoke to the importance of these plans at the press conference. It was held at Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, where the Parliament will be held next year."
URI North America Collection of original prayers, reflections and blessings for use on 9/11. "Our hope is that these sacred words offered by leaders from diverse traditions might provide comfort to those who grieve; compassion to those alienated; and inspiration to all who seek an end to violence and hate in our world."