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About URI

About URI

PURPOSE

The purpose of the United Religions Initiative is to promote 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.

VISION

URI envisions a world at peace, sustained by engaged and interconnected communities committed to respect for diversity, nonviolent resolution of conflict and social, political, economic and environmental justice.

MISSION

URI is a global grassroots interfaith network that cultivates peace and justice by engaging people to bridge religious and cultural differences and work together for the good of their communities and the world.

We implement our mission through local and global initiatives that build the capacity of our 816 member groups and organizations, called Cooperation Circles, to engage in community action such as conflict resolution and reconciliation, environmental sustainability, education, women’s and youth programs, and advocacy for human rights.

Cooperation Circles are unique to URI's organizational design. Click here to learn more about URI's charter, structure and history.

Label: Highlights
CBS Christmas Special

CBS Christmas Special

See URI's CBS Interfaith Christmas Special

Voices of URI

Voices of URI

Members of our global family share what URI means to them

We Unite!

We Unite!

Video 11:19, An Introduction to URI