Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Help Bella Hijabs help Exodus help newly arrived refugees to Indy

Once again Bella Hijabs shows why they are so important to Indy. Help them help refugees being resettled by Exodus Refugee Immigration.

A deep and personal international conversation about human & civil rights

December 12th — The Center for Interfaith Cooperation hosted an international delegation in Indy to learn about human and civil rights for marginalized communities. We hope our guests learned something … we Americans learned

This Giving Tuesday, send a refugee kid to summer camp

#GivingTuesdayCIC —A donation of $150 will pay camp registration for a kid from a refugee family to attend Summer Youth Camp for a week

Voices of Resilience: Stories of Immigration

Nov. 20th — Hear stories from our immigrant neighbors about the intersectionality of youth, mental health, faith, and being an immigrant.

Rainie Grant speaks about America’s immigration crisis

Rainie Grant is an Interfaith Enrichment Corps member hosted by the Coalition for Our Immigrant Neighbors (COIN).

A Day of Service Performed on World Refugee Day

Our good friends at the Burmese American Community Institute file this report the World Refugee Day of Service June 20th.

“Rohingya Refugee Megacamp: Need as far as the eye can see”

A report from jewish World Watch on OBAT Helpers and the work they are doing with Rohingya refugees

OBAT iftar for Rohingya Refugees: The power of interfaith engagement

May 25th saw a powerful display of interfaith service, when Muslim, Jewish and interfaith organizations joined together for a fundraising iftar for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

What to expect at the interfaith iftar for Rohingya refugees May 25

Expect celebrities, journalists, on-the-ground humanitarian workers, Jews, Christians, Muslims, and more.

“Rebuilding Refugees’ Lives in Sri Lanka” with Sajith Silva

Sajith Silva, Catholic Relief Services program coordinator for Sri Lanka, talked about the vulnerable people displaced by war and how Catholic Relief Services provides hope and support

Indy group heads to the border to help migrant women

Maria Pimentel-Gannon is going with her husband. She's one of the interpreters. Asked why she wanted to go, Pimentel-Gannon got choked up and said, "I have two kids...I can't imagine being separated, being kept from them and not being able to do whatever I could" to help them.

“Rebuilding Refugees’ Lives in Sri Lanka”

When our attention is seized by the latest refugee crisis, it's easy too forget people who've been refugee for decades.

Distribution of safe stoves in Darfur refugee camp in Chad

This message comes from CIC's good friend, Mastora Bakhiet, founder of the Darfur Women Network.

Welcoming Week All-IN + Sparks @ the Circle

September 18th — CIC's Immigrant & Refugee Service Corps is organizing a big party for immigrant Indy. Celebrate Indianapolis as a welcoming and diverse city with music, food, prizes and more! Sponsored by the Indiana Humanities Council, the ALL-IN Block Party is presented by the Immigrant Welcome Center and many community partners

At the Frontlines: Field Update from the Most Pressing Humanitarian Crises Today

September 17th — Catholic Relief Services’ Caroline Brennan serves as a foreign correspondent from the frontlines of crises in some of the most devastated parts of our world. She'll discuss the crises in Nepal and Ukraine.

Congratulations to CIC board member Jane Gehlhausen!

Center for Interfaith Cooperation board member Jane Gehlhausen was awarded for her service to refugees resettling in Indianapolis. Way to go Jane!