Leading up to the election on October 10, 2023, Liberian youth made solemn public promises not to commit violence, made TikTok video of it, put it on Facebook and made it go viral. This encouraged many more young people to make the same promise. They are expecting to reduce election violence in the areas where Interfaith Peacemaker Teams are active.
Rev. Abare Kallah was involved in a process led by religious leaders to secure the release of 82 of the 276 Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram. He was interviewed during the news broadcast on WGN TV, Chicago, on May 17, 2017.
This Presentation by Dr. Shanta Premwardhana to Minnesota Multifaith Network summarizes the work of OMNIA and its theological method.
As a part of the Hyde Park and Kenwood Interfaith Council's Thanksgiving Celebration, a small group of Interfaith Peacemaker Team members and leaders engaged in a conversation about Dismantling Our Supremacy Over the Earth. Ms. Soraya Deen, Ms. Jana Aty, Mr. Uba Ayuba, Bishop Kumara Illangasinghe, Mr. Isuru Ranaweera and Rev. David Das joined Dr. Shanta Premawardhana in this conversation. They called for Interdependence as the Thanksgiving call.
Ms. Soraya Deen was a plenary speaker at the Parliament of the World's Religions held online from October 16-18, 2021. She spoke on OMNIA's emphasis on Dismantling Supremacies, and especially Patriarchy.
Announcing our NEW name, new website, and a bigger, bolder, GLOBAL mission!