9/11 UNITY DAY USA
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Unity of Dallas, 6525 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75230
We are pleased to invite you to the 8th Annual Unity Day USA; a purposeful event to for Americans to come together. Over the years, Unity Day USA has become a symbol of unity among Americans.
On this Unity Day, we the people of the United States of America of every faith, race, ethnicity, culture and background will gather to express our commitment to co-existence, unity, prosperity and well being of our nation.
Our civic leaders including Mayors, Council members, State representatives, Senators, Congresspersons and other officials will honor us with their presence. Each Mayor at the event will give a one minute talk to share his/her thoughts about co-existence and promoting social cohesion in their respective cities. Additionally, our men and women in uniform including police and fire chiefs will be honored for their outstanding service to our nation.
Leaders from various faith communities will share a few words of wisdom from their respective scriptures, beliefs or oral traditions. Unity Day USA is about re-affirming our faith in the goodness in humanity, and the longing for harmony and co-existence. The traditions include but are not limited to American Native, Atheist, Baha’i, Buddhist, Christian, Earth-traditions, Hindu, Muslim, Jain, Jewish, Pagan, Sikh, Wicca and Zoroastrians;
The idea for Unity Day USA was first conceived on Tuesday, September 11, 2001 and took its current form on Sunday, September 11, 2005. It is an initiative to come together to stand up for the safety, security and cohesiveness of America.
It is an experience to feel a sense of unity with fellow Americans that will bring a feeling of coming home to where we drop all of our identities and to be united together as an American family.
As Americans we uphold, protect, defend and celebrate the values enshrined in our constitution. Our faiths reinforce the idea of one nation with liberty and justice for all.
1. Please mark your calendar for Tuesday, September 11, 2012 between 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM, and send a confirmation of your intent to attend with your names and address to: confirmattendance@
2. If you wish your civic, political or religious organization and place of worship to be listed as participating organization, please send the name and URL of your organizations to:unitydayusa@
America Together Foundation
Foundation for Pluralism
World Muslim Congress