Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

7000 Safe Stoves for Darfur Refugee Mothers

Mastora Bakhiet, founder of the Darfur Women Network, has a project that perfectly illustrates the approach of compassion that the visit of the Dalai Lama June 25th will highlight. Best of all, she allows all of us to join her in compassion.

Conversations with Muslims coming up

We have many opportunities to learn more about Islam, to have meaningful conversations with our Muslim neighbors. How many? On May 19th, two excellent programs are offered at the same time.

Why you should join the next Living Room Dialogue

Want to learn why the five Living Room Dialogues have been so popular? Attend the next on May 19th and discuss Orthodox Christianity.

Apply for Vista now!

We are seeking a member who will combine good technical skills, creative vision, and team approach to help CIC enhance our internal systems and organizational practices, strengthening our foundation to build community.

Press conference: Details of the Visit to Indianapolis of the Dalai Lama June 25th Announced

The organizers of the Dalai Lama’s talk will explain how this can contribute to Indianapolis becoming a more compassionate city as it addresses its most urgent social challenges.

The importance of compassion

Tendayi Bwititi reflects on why compassion matters so much for solving social challenges.

WaterMusic @ DePauw

April 17th -- CIC's Sister Stella Sabina and Charlie Wiles were participants in a remarkable celebration of the beauty and urgency of water.

Tickets to hear the Dalai Lama available April 29

Groups who express His Holiness’ vision of a more compassionate, inclusive world are invited to purchase tickets in a reserved seating area on the floor of the Coliseum in front of the stage. Those tickets are $35 and come in groups of 12.

“Fight ISIS by supporting Muslims in your community”

Say David Carlson: "The Center for Interfaith Cooperation offers vibrant leadership and regular educational programming. Indiana Muslims are being invited to the houses of worship of followers of other religions more frequently now than ever before."

May’s Undocu-Challenges exhibit & discussions

In May observe an art exhibit focusing on the challenges one faces as undocumented: identity loss, family separation, employment exploitation, stereotypes, Attend stimulating discussions every Friday evening.

Sounds of Peace

Sounds of Peace On April 12th at the First Mennonite Church, members of the Nassim Al Saba and Peacebuilding choirs, joined together to perform unique and beautiful Arabic music in front of an interfaith crowd,

Upcoming interfaith music events

Talk about a joyful noise! Enjoy music from many religious traditions: Gospel, mystic Muslim music from Turkey, Arab choral singing, and more.

Register for CIC’s Summer Youth Camp!

Enjoy a variety of fun and educational intercultural activities with facilitators from Uganda, Mexico, Israel, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan and Japan. Learn golf and chess from pros, explore Indianapolis Museum of Art’s outdoor park, tour Butler University and participate in fishing, excursion, swimming and nature hikes.

CIC stands with MAI and Haneen

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation echoes the statement by the Muslim Alliance of Indiana about the recent harassment of IUPUI student Haneen. We believe in a strong and robust discussion of all political and

IRSC member Matea Gelić

Matea Gelić is the newest AmeriCorps IRSC member serving at the Center for Interfaith Cooperation. She graduated from IUPUI with a degree in International Studies/Global and Cross Cultural Interactions and minors in Religion and

He’s coming to Indianapolis!

Save the date for June 25th! His Holiness the Dalai Lama will speak at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum on the State Fairgrounds. Details coming soon.