Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Screening and discussion of “Love, Jordan”

CIC AmeriCorps member Dija is a talented actress and filmmaker. Her latest film, “Love, Jordan,” is about teen suicide and is sure to provide the basis for important discussions around Indy. Dija Henry talking to


The complexities of “World Day Against Child Labor”

The UN has declared June 12th to be World Day Against Child Labor. It may seem like this is a no-brainer to support. But as the "Education for Working Children & Adult Literacy Program" OBAT Helpers runs in the slums of Bangladesh shows, the issue is more complicated than you might think.


Workshops for telling stories and pursuing social justice

If you are excited about the Story Lab for "Images from the Border" on June 13, you'll want to check out some of these upcoming workshops.


The Jail Health-Care Crisis

The opioid epidemic and other public-health emergencies are being aggravated by failings in the criminal-justice system.


“For prison inmates, health care comes slowly and unpredictably”

Here are a few more resources to get a head start on the Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health's discussion of prison ministries and mental wellness.


We wish every day was World Day for Cultural Diversity — African food!

How should we celebrate this UN-declared holiday in order to showcase and strengthen Central Indiana? The UN suggests: eat!


Know before you go — Prison Ministries and mental health

Next up for Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health: The final luncheon of the season, on prison ministries. What and who should you know in advance?


Report on the Spiritual Trail and Laments

Jesse Kharbanda and Ian McIntosh tell us about May 18's hike.


Nazi doctors and the relevance of their medical ethics today

No other genocide connected science and inhumanity the way the Holocaust did. How does that shape medical ethics today?


Soviet Immigration and Our Community

The Indianapolis community was deeply involved in the movement to free Soviet Jews. Join in a panel discussion and Q&A with community members who were personally involved. It is not just history; it is home.


Visiting a few sites and the start of Ramadan

Faryal Khatri provides this report on the sights (and sites) of Istanbul and the beginning of Ramadan


Know before you go — Understanding Cultural Differences: LGBTQ+ Community.

May 15 th — Our friends at the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) list some of these issues:


Merhaba, Istanbul

Faryal Khatri continues her report from Istanbul, pausing to appreciate the city before Ramadan begins


Faryal is on her way to Istanbul, and leaves us thoughts about Ramadan

To prepare for my trip and for Ramadan, I want to take a moment to reflect on the importance of this beloved month. Remembering the meaning, significance, and benefits of Ramadan is a great way to prepare.


Register for Youth Summer Camp

Center for Interfaith Cooperation & Watch Club's Youth Summer Camp runs July 22-26 & July 29- August 2, 2019, at the Indiana Interchurch Center. Register now, you don't want your kids to miss this unique intercultural opportunity.


The Indy Spiritual Trail may not be Camino, but it’s still great

Unitarians, IVY Tech international students, and enthusiasts of Camino de Santiago came together April 27th to walk and talk the Spiritual Trail.