Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Pierre Atlas — “Gun Laws and Gun Violence in Global Perspective”

Co-sponsored by WFYI Public Broadcasting. Pierre Atlas, who has researched and written about American gun culture, will place the hot topics of America’s gun laws, gun rights, and gun violence in global context by examining


ICMH luncheon — Violence in the Indianapolis Community

Indianapolis is now one of the most violent cities in the country? Why? How are local religious groups working to stop the violence in our community?


ICMH lunch — The Dynamics of Domestic Violence

Indiana has one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the US. Learn why, and what we can do about the terrible trauma at the Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health's first luncheon of 2020


Discuss the Dynamics of Domestic Violence

Indiana has one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the US. The presenter will be Ashley Powell from Domestic Violence Network.


Nov. 25 — International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

"Sexual violence against women and girls is rooted in centuries of male domination. Let us not forget that the gender inequalities that fuel rape culture are essentially a question of power imbalances." — UN Secretary-General António Guterres


The ICMH spring lineup has been announced

It's a great line-up of discussions, every third Wednesday at noon. All take place in Krannert Hall of the Indiana Interchurch Center (1100 W. 42nd St.)


The Center for Interfaith Cooperation laments the loss of life in Germany

Incidents of antisemitism and crimes that are driven by religious hatred are on the rise in Indiana. The killings in Germany are particularly troubling because of killer sought to hunt down a synagogue full of Jews celebrating Yom Kippur.


Prayer Vigil

Prayer Vigil

CIC board member Patricia Holman, Staff Chaplain of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, invites the community


‘Breathe’ brings Indy family’s story of grief, coping and hope to IMAX screen this week

Steve Jefferson, WTHR 13, July 26, 2019 Dija Henry is an Interfaith Enrichment Corps member (part of CIC’s AmeriCorps program) hosted at Felege Hiywot. After her film about teen suicide, Love, Jordan, Breathe is the


CIC statement on the killing at mosques in Christchurch, NZ

Bring along a friend who would not normally attend multi-faith conversations. We believe that is the best way to pay tribute to our fallen sisters and brothers in New Zealand.


Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Mustafa Ayoubi

The Greater Indianapolis Muslim community is saddened and disheartened by the recent murder of Mustafa Ayoubi, a 32-year old IU Kelley School of Business graduate, devoted son and brother, and loyal friend.


3 reasons to attend the discussion of Gender-Based Sexual Harassment and Assault

Join the Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health (ICMH) for an important conversation on this community-wide problem of gender-based violence and how faith communities can contribute to the solution.


Erika Smith: “Pastor works to connect suburban churches with urban challenges”

Erika Smith point at an important effort by a suburban church to address urban social challenges


Erika Smith on churches and the fight against violence in Indianapolis, part 1

Erika Smith thinks churches could be helping Central Indiana's "small, underfunded nonprofits with proven methods for keeping kids out of trouble and on the right path to responsible adulthood." How to find them, how to broker partnerships?