Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Immigrant Refugee Service Corps

The Immigrant & Refugee Service Corps, an AmeriCorps program hosted by CIC, mobilizes community support to increase services to newcomers and others in Central Indiana. IRSC members took the lead in formulating the Ethnic Self-Help


Meet CIC intern Rebeccah Rendall

Butler senior Rebeccah Rendall is interning this semester at the CIC. She helps the staff plan great events and create cool promotional material.


First International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking is tied as the SECOND LARGEST and FASTEST growing criminal industry in the world, producing $150 billion per year. …And it’s HAPPENING IN INDIANA; 100 human trafficking investigations in 2014.


Sign Up for Summer Youth Camp!

July 20th-24th & July 27th-31st — Kids engage in fun and educational intercultural activities with facilitators from Korea, Mexico, Israel, Zimbabwe, Burma, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan and Japan.


The Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond Project

This call for presentations comes from CIC’s good friend Prof. Ian McIntosh of IUPUI. If you are interested in attending what sounds like a fascinating conference, please contact Ian at imcintos@iupui.edu. Pilgrimage to the Heart of


Ben Leslie, IRSC Program Director

Ben is responsible for recruiting, training, evaluating, and facilitating the service of 12 AmeriCorps members while reporting progress on increasing access to health and healthcare for immigrants and refugees


An illuminated Bible for the 21st century

NUVO has a nice article about the exhibit of the Saint John's Bible at the IIC, and explains why you should see it before it's too late.


What Americans Should Know About ISIS/ISIL

How have events in the Middle East since 1978, including American involvement in Iraq and the Syrian War, helped create an environment allowing ISIS to grow and flourish?


Center for Interfaith Cooperation’s Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Paris and Worldwide

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation (CIC), and the 40 religiously diverse members of its Board of Directors,* condemn unequivocally the recent and relentless terrorist attacks in Paris and around the world.


Interfaith film “Beyond Right and Wrong”

March 18th — Can victims and perpetrators work together to rebuild their lives? This life-changing documentary explores the intersections of justice and forgiveness as survivors heal from these tragedies.


Kyle Long interviews Yuval Ron

There aren't many musicians who can list a command performance for the Dalai Lama in their bio, but Israeli musician Yuval Ron can and does. It's a strong testament to Ron's claim that his interfaith music ensemble is building bridges of peace between followers of Islam, Judaism and Christianity.


POSTPONED — New Dalai Lama Film: “Compassion in Action”

February 9th — Illuminating insights about the essential problems of our world today and how we might solve them, shared by the Dalai Lama and revolutionary thinkers.


Beyond Tolerance: Combating Religious (and Other) Stereotyping in a Dangerous Time

February 10th — Gustav Niebuhr is founding director of the Carnegie Religion and Media Program; author of Beyond Tolerance: How People Across America Are Building Bridges Between Faiths


Justice, Justice … How Shall Ye Pursue?

January 21th — What do our sacred texts teach us about social justice? Are we getting it right as a society? Are there ideas we’re ignoring or misinterpreting?


New Perspectives on Genesis: Exhibition & Performance

January 28th — "The Binding of Isaac", Genesis 22, raises many theological and human questions, and has been the inspiration for musical compositions, paintings and poetry.


The Most Pressing Humanitarian Emergencies Today

February 11th — Kim Pozniak reports from some of the most devastated parts of our world, raising our awareness of traumas in Africa and Syria, and how we can help.