Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

Discussing art, culture, faith and policy with Mohammed Fairouz & friends

In a public dialogue before the world premiere of "Zabur," diplomats and artists explored how an artist’s cultural and religious background can help bridge understanding to shape public policy.

Soulaf Abas on the Syrian refugee crisis

Syrian artist Soulaf Abas spoke at the Indiana Interchurch Center April 22. Unfortunately her excellent talk was not videotaped. Fortunately an earlier talk was taped.

Help make an interfaith community mosaic for Israel

April 29th -- The Galilee Medical Center in Northern Israel serves Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and Druze patients, See an Indianapolis-driven art project that promises to connect those communities even more closely.

ISNA says: “Meet your neighbor” for an open house

May 16th — It's an excellent opportunity for people of all faiths and traditions to visit a mosque, make new American Muslim friends and discover what Islam is all about.

Edward Curtis awarded “World Religions in Greater Indianapolis” grant

CIC board member Prof. Edward Curtis is part of a team that won a $119,009 grant from the National Endowment for the humanities to study contemporary religious traditions in greater Indianapolis and prepare course modules for Ivy Tech Community College.

2015 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

CIC KP Singh put on his pink turban for the 2015 Susan G. Komen Race the Cure, and files this report.

Reports from CIC’s Interfaith Lecture Series

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation co-sponsored several events with Indianapolis universities as part of its Interfaith Lecture Series. Global Indy's SPEA Scholars filed these reports.

Tales from the Syrian refugee friendship feast

February 28th — The crowd was remarkably diverse, ranging in ages from kids to seniors. Many Syrian-Hoosiers who worship at Al Huda Foundation joined the feast, as did students from SPEA at IUPUI and Butler. SPEA students share the experience.

Soulaf Abas on the Syrian refugee crisis

April 22nd — Syrian artist Soulaf Abas was part of the Syrian refugee friendship feast organized by the Center for Interfaith Cooperation in February. She comes back to explore how we can help find solutions.

Mental Health & Healthy Congregations workshop

April 18th CIC’s Immigrant and Refugee Service Corps​ partnered with CTS’s Counselling Center on “Mental Health and Healthy Congregations,” a workshop for Latino pastors. Pastors, community leaders and mental health professionals explored the challenges

Speak out with the Tutu Center this weekend

April 19th -- Spoken word is an incredibly powerful tool for communicating contrasting and contending ideas and viewpoints ... join in with CIC and the Tutu Center

A special guest for a special celebration of Psalms

It promised to be a very special evening April 21 for the interfaith celebration of Psalms, even before one of the world's great composers said he'd come.

Screening of “Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness”

Global Indy SPEA Scholars Alena Jones and Jonathan Lounds attended the Center for Interfaith Cooperation's screening of "Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness" at the Indiana War Memorial.

IRSC member Lyla Spath

IRSC member Lyla Spath, hosted at the Center for interfaith Cooperation, shares the opportunities for service and learning that this AmeriCorps program provides.

21st Commemoration of the Rwanda Genocide against the Tutsi

Featuring presentations and a testimonial by Rwanda Genocide survivor Kizito D. Kalima and Holocaust survivor Eva Kor.

IRSC’s Erin Tock

Erin Tock is a first year member of the AmeriCorps program, the Immigrant & Refugee Service Corps. Erin's host site is NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Indiana.