Connect with one or more of the SOUND OF THE SOUL partner organizations by clicking the links below. These organizations are all committed to promoting religious understanding in the world, and provide opportunities to connect with large communities of people who share a vision of interfaith cooperation and peace.
United Religions Initiativewww.uri.org
Religions for Peacewww.rfpusa.org
American Society for Muslim Advancementwww.asmasociety.org
Fellowship of Reconciliationwww.forusa.org
Interfaith Youth Corewww.ifyc.org
Featured Partner Organization: UNITED RELIGIONS INITIATIVE
After watching SOUND OF THE SOUL, you may wish to join an international organization dedicated to interfaith cooperation. Here we offer an opportunity to join United Religions Initiative, one of our campaign partners, who currently has a network of interfaith groups spanning 65 countries.
United Religions Initiative is composed of Cooperation Circles, interfaith groups who pursue their own purpose and are globally connected through the URI network. As part of URI's network of 360 Cooperation Circles, groups can share experience, knowledge, inspiration and encouragement.
What do Cooperation Circles do?
A Cooperation Circle is formed by people who come together to initiate acts of interfaith cooperation and peace building. Cooperation circles share perspectives from different traditions; offer humanitarian relief; organize music festivals; clean rivers; offer hospice counseling; develop educational programs; create opportunities for intercultural and interfaith reflection, and a host of other activities.
How do Cooperation Circles interact with each other?
Cooperation Circles are provided opportunity to communicate with other CCs around the world using a special website and listservs. CC activities and events are highlighted in global newsletters and bimonthly ebulletins sent to all CCs. CCs are invited to participate in URI regional and global assemblies and are encouraged to organize gatherings locally with other CCs for mutual support and exchange of information.
Starting a Cooperation Circle
To create a Cooperation Circle, download the "Cooperation Circle Application”here. If you still have questions, you can read more about Cooperation Circles and United Religions Initiative at www.uri.org, where you can also find contact information for regional leaders.