The URI Resource Library is a collection of downloadable materials and links to a variety of resources that support interfaith peacebuilding work.
Appreciative Inquiry and URI
Appreciative Inquiry is a philosophy for change that was created by Professor David Cooperrider and his associates at Case Western Reserve University. Here is a summary of Appreciative Inquiry, and how to use this powerful dialogue tool within the context of the URI community.
URI for Kids
A beautifully designed curriculum for children (and learners of all ages) that introduces URI's Preamble, Purpose and Principles, and provides excellent information and activities about different world religions and spiritual traditions.
Interfaith Peacebuilding Guide
The URI Interfaith Peacebuilding Guide is a resource for interfaith groups — those “everyday gandhis” who are making a difference one meeting at a time in their local communities.
Sally Mahe, URI Director of Organizational Development, uses these words of wisdom from the children of the Hare Krishna temple in Kampala, Uganda, in a fun, practical lesson idea for children and adults alike.
Information about NonViolent Communication put together for URI youth in Cyprus by NonViolent Communication Resolutions UK. Its purpose is to create human connections that empower compassionate giving and receiving.
According to The Millionth Circle, a grass-roots, international volunteer organization, these Circle Guidelines help circles to function more successfully for all participants. This document is in English and Spanish.
Circle Principles is a list of simple and widely accepted values for circle cooperation and interaction from The Millionth Circle, a grass-roots, international volunteer organization of women who believe that circles are the means through which world consciousness will change.
From the Publisher: Religions are involved in many long-running conflicts around the world from the Balkans and the Middle East to Kashmir and Sri Lanka. All that is well-known. Not so well-known are the resources that religions can bring, specifically and uniquely, to the process of peace and reconciliation after conflict.
This 20 page booklet was created by URI's Moral Imagination Program 2006-2008 and provides several useful and inspiring activities easily adaptable for teaching and facilitating in a variety of contexts.
Nature Spirituality and the Planetary Future examines a wide range of individuals and groups around the world - environmentalists, surfers, artists, writers, filmmakers, politicians, and scientists - who consider nature sacred and intrinsically valuable.
This film is about a URI Cooperation Circle. Living in the lingering wake of the Idi Amin regime of terror and intolerance, Their mission was to build harmonious relationships and economic development, and they are succeeding.