We envision a community strengthened by its diversity, where people of all faiths and cultures are welcomed and appreciated and together build a better society for all.


Our mission is to advance understanding and cooperation across diverse faith traditions and cultures in our nation’s capital for the betterment of all.

Strategic Pillars and Goals for Carrying Out Our Mission

Learning and Understanding:

We increase inter-religious learning and understanding through religious literacy education and training.

Encounter and Dialogue:

We foster meaningful inter-religious encounter and dialogue to deepen relationships across lines of difference, activate solidarity, celebrate unity, and respectfully engage a diversity of beliefs and perspectives.

Collaboration and Cooperation:

We cultivate interfaith cooperation for the common good, convening partners to identify and engage on issues of shared concern and inspire or incubate new interfaith initiatives.