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March 2014

Mar 23 2014

CC Nominated for the Independent Music Awards 2014

Dear all, One of our CCs here: Peace Kawomera CC, has been nominated for the Independent Music Awards 2014 under the category of World Traditional and the song is entitled Delicious Peace: Coffee, Music & Interfaith Harmony in Uganda. To learn more please visit;  http://www.independentmusicawards.com/ima/2014/13th-annual-independent-music-awards-nominees-announced/.  This CC is among 5 other nominated groups under this category from the different parts of the world. JJ Keki who is the contact person and all his associates are urging all... Read more »

Mar 23 2014

Ahowan’s Amazing Announcement!

Namaste, Aho, Aloha, Pura Vida, Shalom, AHOWAN goes to India! We are sharing our announcement and excitement for our coming year! As many of you know, MyShell, the spiritual leader, co-founder, and president, has been in India for the past three months. She spent 28 days at the Oneness University and 2 months volunteering at two Animal Ashrams (equal to rescue sanctuaries) in Lucknow, India; as well as two underprivileged children schools, one in Lucknow and one... Read more »

Mar 16 2014

…A moving celebration for Israeli and Palestinian women…

Dear Friends,  Fotos:   http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157642213501263/ A moving celebration of International Women's Day for Israeli and Palestinian women  was held on March 7 in Jerusalem.  We screened the documentary film "Women of Cyprus" about Turkish and Greek Cypriot women crossing to opposite sides of the green line dividing Cyprus since the war of 1974 to visit the family homes they had not seen for thirty years.  http://www.womenofcyprusfilm.com/     The film focused on the personal journey of women from opposite sides of a tragic conflict, who have... Read more »

Mar 06 2014

CELEBRATE International Women’s Day March 8!

Dear Friends, Saturday, March 8,  is International Women’s Day, a global celebration and appreciation of the social, political, economic achievements of women around the world -  and the need for vigilance to continue pursuing them. The URI Women’s MCC – part of the Multi-region, and the URI Women’s Pilot Program invite you let your faith traditions inspire you to create more positive change in the communities you lead.  We encourage you to celebrate International Women’s Day with your CC’s in... Read more »

Mar 05 2014

Preparation for International Women’s Day in India with Qutub Jahan

Dear Friends, Last week in India in preparation for International Women's Day, I went with Qutub Jahan, the URI India Women's Coordinator to visit a wonderful women's program she is running in Shirwall, a rural town near Pune.   This is a women's empowerment program for lower caste women - Hindu and Muslim learning together and getting out of their homes for the first time.   I was so impressed by the intent, hopeful faces of these women who are beginning to open their minds... Read more »

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