Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

A solemn solidarity vigil & interfaith prayer for Sri Lanka

An act of violence against innocent people is a crime against humanity; an assault against the sacred faith commandments about the sanctity of all life.


Victims of Sri Lanka attack mourned in 2 Indianapolis services

WTHR was at interfaith vigil for victims in Sri Lanka, and give a flavor of what you may have missed.


Join the conversation: “System Shift 2019: Food, Faith, and Community”

Come learn more about the logistics as to how the ROCK Fresh Market was created, the innovative approach taken to address supply and demand for healthy fresh food, and their overall commitment of providing food security options for their east Indianapolis neighbors.


Interfaith Enrichment Corps cleans up

CIC's AmeriCorps program, the Interfaith Enrichment Corps, did an Earth Day of service April 22nd at the Crooked Creek Center. It was organized by St. Vincent ACTS.


Use What You’ve Got Prison Ministry — A driving force for families

By providing transportation, Use What You’ve Got Prison Ministry (UWYGPM) affords families with incarcerated members the ability to maintain crucial connections during the incarceration of their loved ones. To propel the fragile family unit from a state of hopelessness to optimism is UWYGPM ultimate's goal.


Meet EKAM Foundation and be prepared to change the world

CIC Board member Anita Joshi strongly recommends everyone meet Dr. Sailakshmi Balijepalli, founder of the EKAM Foundation. As always, Dr. Joshi is right: we shouldn't miss this opportunity.


What can learn from Ma’ase?

April 9 and 10, Indianapolis played host to members of the Israeli nongovernmental organization Ma'ase. Volunteerism and service to the community is at the center of Ma'ase's work with Jewish, Arab, and Druze youth who have been marginalized.


What to expect at “How to support a support group”?

Next Wednesday's luncheon is going to be INCREDIBLE. Seven panelists of diverse faiths will present about how they support support groups and mental health initiatives in their communities. Register today!


What to expect at “How to support a support group”?

Next Wednesday's luncheon is going to be INCREDIBLE. Seven panelists of diverse faiths will present about how they support support groups and mental health initiatives in their communities. Register today!


CIC board members in the community — Anita Joshi at Butler’s Center for Faith and Vocation

Anita spoke on the topic of connecting your faith to finding your purpose.


Australian Gen Z and interfaith leadership and service in Indy

What do disadvantaged youth in Israel, Indian teens, Interfaith Youth Ambassadors in Indy, and members of Australia's Gen Z have in common? Let's find out.


Want to know what a Green New Deal might look like? Listen to Majora Carter

How do institutions like churches, schools, businesses, non-profits, etc., interact with surrounding neighborhoods? What difference does it make? A winner to close the series: Majora Carter.


A day (or two) in the life of a CIC AmeriCorps member — Margaret Busch

Like all CIC AmeriCorps members, Margaret Busch serves with the Interfaith Enrichment Corps (IEC). The goals of IEC align strongly with her personal beliefs: she believes faith communities CAN be healing, safe spaces that effectively serve and advocate for vulnerable populations.


“Solidarity Event at Local Mosque Brings Jews and Muslims Together”

As the Jewish congregation members stood holding signs, Masjid Al-Fajr congregants came up to them, using the Hebrew greeting shalom, meaning peace, and some Jews said the Arabic salaam in response, also meaning peace, as they all shook hands.


Happy International Muslim Women’s Day!

CIC is blessed to have four remarkable and inspiring Muslim women on our board


CIC board members take the lead at “A Moment of Action”

It might not have been one of CIC's quarterly board meetings ... but sometimes it felt that way.