Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Muslim Jewish Women’s Alliance’s Backpack Drive

Says good friend of CIC Rafia Khader: "Indy folks - Do you have any new or gently used backpacks you would like to donate? The Muslim Jewish Women’s Alliance is holding a Backpack Drive to donate to the The Julian Center."


Habitat for Humanity’s Interfaith Build

August 30th — One of the city's most important interfaith service projects is Habitat for Humanity's Interfaith Builds. Join them for an interfaith dinner and brainstorming session for 2018's Build.


Members of the clergy can get ID badges from CIC

To make crucial ministries in hospitals, prison, and other institutions as effortless as possible, the Center for Interfaith Cooperation provides Identification Badges to properly credentialed members of the clergy.


Service + celebration + dialogue with World Refugee Day on the farm

An event that combines education about newcomers from Burma, celebration of the resilience of refugees around the world, and helping produce food for the city's food pantries? It's the way we like things at CIC.


Join the IRSC, Serve the Community

The Immigrant and Refugee Service Corps cultivates a healthier and more welcoming Indianapolis with AmeriCorps placements in social service agencies, religious communities, and other nonprofits.


Community competition to prevent Islamophobia

The Millennium Chair of the Liberal Arts at IUPUI announces ten awards of $1,000 each to prevent Islamophobia, or anti-Muslim prejudice, discrimination, and violence, in Greater Indianapolis.


World Refugee Day 2017 – Celebrate and Serve

World Refugee Day @ Indy Urban Acres is an annual service opportunity for CIC. Join us!


CIC wins Day of Service Award

CIC was honored to win a Day of Service mini-grant from Serve Indiana for World Refugee Day June 20th.


Integrating Mental Health Plans with Religiosity

May 17th -- May is Mental Health Month. Join the Interfaith Mental Health Coalition to discuss how equip your congregation for mental health ministry


Questions and resources for potential sanctuary congregations

The evening of Monday March 27th saw the second of the Center for Interfaith Cooperation's discussions of sanctuary congregations.


Images from IMHC mental health advocacy workshop

February 15, Barbara Thompson of the National Alliance for Mental Illness led a workshop for religious leaders and mental health service providers to prepare them to advocate for effective policies addressing the needs of


A vision launched: The Interfaith Mental Health Coalition takes off

The Interfaith Mental Health Coalition is a collaboration between religious leaders, mental health care providers, community service organizations and government agencies. January 18th more than 30 members of the community came together to learn


Make your MLK celebration meaningful

More than a half dozen opportunities to converse, connect, serve and share over the MLK holiday weekend. Attend as many as you can.


Aarti Shah’s invocation at Statehood Day

"So, on behalf of the CIC a warm welcome to all of you and Happy 200th birthday to our beloved state of Indiana!"


Ala’a Wafa remarks at Indiana’s 200th Statehood Day.

December 11th — Governor-elect Eric Holcomb and Vice President-elect Mike Pence hosted Ignite the Future” … an interfaith celebration of Indiana’s 200th birthday. Here are the remarks by CIC board member Ala'a Wafa.


KP Singh’s remarks at the State Bicentennial Celebration

Many of CIC’s friends and board members were guests of Governor-elect Eric Holcomb and Vice President-elect Mike Pence at “Ignite the Future” … an interfaith celebration of Indiana’s 200th birthday. Observers agreed that the