Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

“Voices of Resilience: Immigrant Stories”

Nov. 20th — Americorps member Elsa Kunz is hosted at Coalition for Our Immigrant Neighbors. She files this report on an event about immigrants and the challrngrd thry face.


CIC @ A Discussion About Diversity, Inclusion, and Faith in Fishers

CIC's board was well-represented at A Discussion About Diversity, Inclusion, and Faith in Fishers


Get to know CIC’s Board — Faryal Khatri

One of CIC's most active board members is Faryal Khatri, chair of CIC's PR/Marketing committee. We're proud she's a member of our team


CIC board members in discussion of interfaith leaders in Fishers

Nov. 13th — On the panel are CIC board members Faryal Khatri, Anita Joshi, and Rabbi Brett Krichiver


Judge Shaheed — “The Rule of Law vs. Rule of the Tribe”

CIC board chair Judge David Shaheed delivered a talk about "The Rule of Law vs Rule of the Tribe" at the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR). We're eager for him to give the talk in Indy!


Judge Shaheed to speak at the National Association of Muslim Lawyers annual conference

CIC board chair Judge David Shaheed will be featured at the National Association of Muslim Lawyers (NAML) annual conference in Orlando on November 2. His topic: " The rule of law vs. the rule of the tribe."


Marian University’s Global Studies Speakers Series

The Global Studies Speaker Series — On April 14, 2020, Pierre Atlas will talk about Gun Laws and Gun Violence in Global Perspective. CIC is co-sponsoring a screening and discussion of the film "Eva: A-7063" on March 11.


Community Youth Forum at the Indy Festival of Faiths

The Niagara Foundation organized a Community Youth Forum in the Indiana War Memorial at the 2019 Indy Festival of Faiths. More than fifty young people (of all ages) participated.


Judge Shaheed discusses WW2 Japanese internment and 2017 Muslim ban

At the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association conference on August 24, CIC board chair Judge David Shaheed was part of an important discussion of parallels between the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II and the attempted ban of Muslims in 2017.


Congratulations to Rabbi Sandy Sasso

The Indiana Commission for Women honors Rabbi Sandy Sasso as 2019 Torchbearer Award Recipient. This prestigious award recognizes women from around the state who have broken down barriers, overcome obstacles to women’s full participation, and have made Indiana a better place to live, work and raise a family.


An enlightening discussion of “Dakota 38”

Butler intern Abby Shores provides this insightful report on the first of the 2019-2020 Few View Film Series.


Congratulations Betty Brandt, 2020 Interfaith Ambassador of the Year

Betty has a particular interest in social justice issues and interfaith initiatives. She serves on the boards of the Center for Interfaith Cooperation and Indianapolis Green Congregations.


Congratulations to Aarti Shah!

The IBJ names CIC board member Aarti Shah of Eli Lilly Chief Technology Officer of the Year


CIC board members make a road trip (and so should you)

CIC board members Anita Joshi and Bruce Garrison will speak at the Sisters of St. Francis Franciscan Center in Oldenburg IN.


What, you may be asking, is the IEC?

The Interfaith Enrichment Corps (IEC) is an AmeriCorps program offering a unique chance to learn, grow, and serve


Learn first-hand — What is childhood trauma?

Learn about the neurobiology of trauma, adverse childhood experiences' (ACEs) effects on health, and other factors that contribute to the mental health of a young person.