June 2010

Jun 24 2010


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              Contact: Mark Mancao URI CELEBRATES ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY Internationally Acclaimed Interfaith Network to Meet in Amman, Jordan San Francisco, CA June 2, 2010 – United Religions Initiative (URI), one of the world’s largest interfaith organizations, will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of its Charter signing on June 26th at the Royal Cultural Center in Amman, Jordan. Bringing together grassroots... Read more »

Jun 23 2010

Dr. Abbey Strauss of the Florida Psychiatric Society interviews Dr. David Randle on Collective Grief

The Experts Speak Brief Conversations THE FLORIDA PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY Dr. Abbey Strauss of the Florida Psychiatric Society interviews Dr. David W. Randle on Collective Grief and the Gulf Oil Spill. Click Here to listen to the interview now. David W. Randle  Read more »

Jun 23 2010

The Gulf Oil Spill: The Challenge Of Brining Hope And Healing To Collective Trauma, Grief, And Rage

The Gulf oil spill is now identified as the largest environmental disaster in U.S. history.   The crisis has the potential for changes in the lives of the people along the Gulf Coast, and our country as a whole. The incident for me, personally, brought up memories of the Santa Barbara, Califorina oil spill.  At the time of the Santa Barbara oil spill, I was attending college a few miles down the road in Thousand Oaks... Read more »

Jun 23 2010

Ted Turner: Take Care of the Planet

Ted Turner, chairman of the UN Foundation Board and founder of CNN, shares with students why he created the UN Foundation, his views on the dangers of climate change and other issues facing the world today, and some of his favorite poetry. He is interviewed by Jason Lee Keenan, a second-year MBA student at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Dave Randle -  Read more »

Jun 23 2010

Interview With Don Mellman re: Gaza Trip #2

Dr. David W. Randle, co-facilitator for the Global Healing Initiative interviews Don Mellman M.D. on his recent return from his eleven day trip to Gaza. Part one focues on Palestinian culture under occupation, health care challengs in Gaza, and justice issues within Gaza. Videos below - also to learn more please go to:  Read more »

Jun 23 2010

The Time To Create More Sustainable Communities is Now!

The tragic Gulf of Mexico oil spill reminds us once again of the hazards of a fossil fuel based economy and the need to build more sustainable communities. The current oil spill has brought on environmental, economic, and health challenges that could have been prevented if the U.S. had been willing to make the shift to sustainability years ago. What we are faced with now includes: degradation of large amounts of wetlands, mutation, deformity, death of fish... Read more »

Jun 05 2010

Join the Trail of Dreams World Peace Walkers and the Atlanta Peace Trails

Join the Trail of Dreams World Peace Walkers and the Atlanta Peace Trails for a 1 to 3 mile walk, depending upon your abilities, on Atlanta Peace Trails in downtown Atlanta 2-4pm, Sunday June 13, 2010. Details below. Atlanta Peace Trails & Trail of Dreams present 13 Moon Walk 4 Peace Inaugural Walk Sunday June 13, 2010, 2-4pm in downtown ATL Benefit for Spirit of Truth Foundation (501c3) who is coordinating a Walk Around America beginning in Atlanta on October... Read more »

Jun 04 2010

June 5th - World Environmental Day

Dear URI Members, June 5 is World Environment Day. This year's theme is  'Many Species. One Planet. One Future', to celebrate the incredible diversity of life on Earth as part of the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity. One event I just learned about is called Water Sounding.  To celebrate, protect and to deal with tragic ways water is being abused – oil spills, polluting farm practices, city and factory sewage, the misuse of  international laws of the... Read more »

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