Roadtripping & Learning from Interfaith Peacebuilders Across the Northeast U.S.

Sari (L) and Nivy (R) at the end of our roadtrip in New Hampshire.

As Regional Coordinators for the United Religions Initiative, one of the core parts of our job is to listen to our members – to understand what their local context, the projects and programs they are working on, their dreams for the future and current struggles. While the phone, email, Zoom and Skype are great tools to do this, nothing can replace the opportunity to do this listening face-to-face. So, we set out on a 9-day trip to visit our grassroots members and like-minded interfaith peacebuilding organizations to build relationships; discern trends; help make capacity-building connections to resources, organizations and individuals; and discern how to URI can continue to grow in response and service to our member’s needs and request.  Continue reading “Roadtripping & Learning from Interfaith Peacebuilders Across the Northeast U.S.”