Abrahamic Perspectives on Preserving the Environment

Join the Rumi Forum on April 21st, 2018 for an interfaith conversation on the environment from the perspectives of the three Abrahamic religions. (more…)

D.C. Unity Walk 2017

Join the Rumi Forum and thousands of others for this years’ Unity Walk! September 10th, 2017


The Syrian Refugee Crisis: The Need for a Strategy

On September 6th, 2017 Radwan Ziadeh, a Syrian democracy, and human rights advocate joined the Rumi Forum for a presentation on Syrian refugees.


2018 Rumi Forum Study Trip to Australia

Applications are now open for our new study trip to Australia! (more…)

Alliance for Shared Values Statement on the Anniversary of the Failed Coup in Turkey

Alliance for Shared Values Statement on the Anniversary of the Failed Coup in Turkey (more…)

Women’s Leadership in Peace building and Social Harmony

 On September 29, 2016, Yeha Hwang, Dr. Sahar Khamis, Rabbi Deborah Reichmann, and Karina V. Korostelina joined us for a panel discussion on the contribution of women of faith to society in peacebuilding and social harmony at the IITS Mosque in Fairfax, VA. (more…)

Religious Peacebuilding: The Approach of the U.S. Institute of Peace

USIP’s David Smock, Susan Hayward and Palwasaha Kakar talked on religious peacebuilding on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Marc Gopin moderated. (more…)

2013 Rumi Peace and Dialogue Awards

The Rumi Forum honored 2013 RUMI Peace and Dialogue Award honorees at the National Press Club Ballroom in Washington DC. The event was also the opening ceremony of the Hizmet Movement and Peacebuilding Conference.


International Symposium on Peace-building and Hizmet/Gulen Movement

Rumi Forum, Peacebuilding and Development Center at the American University, Mount St Mary’s University and the Woodstock Theological Center at the Georgetown University held an international symposium on the Hizmet Movement and peacebuilding, in Washington, DC, on October 25-26, 2013. (more…)

CONFERENCE: The Role of Civil Society in Peace-building, Conflict Resolution and Democratization


The Rumi Forum, in collaboration with the Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace, & World Affairs at Georgetown University, hosts the conference:”The Role of Civil Society in Peacebuilding, Conflict Resolution and Democratization”


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