Join Us: African American Muslims Communities Today

July 28, 2020 Join us on Wednesday, July 29, for a Webinar onAfrican American Muslim Communities Today The second webinar in our series will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 5-6pm PDT, titled, African American Muslim Communities Today, and will provide an overview of African… Read More

The “American” in Muslim American

July 14, 2020 The Muslim American Experience, Beyond the Immigrant Story Salam alaykum/Greetings of peace, As we reflect on the calls for racial justice in the country, it is important for Muslim Americans to take this opportunity to understand the history and contributions of African Americans to Islam in America… Read More

ANNOUNCING: Muslim Teens Summer Campaign Kickoff

July 9, 2020 Announcing Muslim Teen Summer Campaign to Counter Islamophobia What comes to mind when you think of the word Muslim? People generally have particular ideas about how Muslims look and behave. How can we expand beyond these perspectives to see Muslims for who they truly are with all of… Read More

Happy 4th | New Consultants | Educational Webinars

July 2, 2020 Happy 4th of July from all of us at ING Salam alaykum/Greetings of peace, A decade ago, as an immigrant coming to the US at a very young age, the 4th of July became meaningful to me only after I learned that up to 30% of the… Read More

Countering Anti-Black Racism: Resources and Presentations

June 18, 2020 As with any disease, the cure for racism can only come by first identifying the source of the problem. Humans are not naturally born racist, but have been conditioned to believe certain things about other people and groups, that lead to bigotry and racism.  This… Read More

We Must Each Do Our Part to Counter Racism

We at Islamic Networks Group (ING) are heartbroken and horrified at the murder of yet another Black man, George Floyd this week. We stand in solidarity with his family and friends, and the Black American communities nationwide, which have endured such treatment for far too long, in mourning his needless… Read More

Past Events – May 2020

In fulfillment of ING’s mission of promoting peace among all by fostering a deeper, more nuanced understanding of Muslims and other faith-based, racial/ethnic, and cultural communities, through teaching, learning, and engaging across differences, here are highlights of prominent events during this month. Intercultural Speakers Bureau (ICSB) Events 5/20: Responding Collectively… Read More

Announcements | ING Webinars for Your Viewing

Will you join us to build peace? As we head into the last days of the blessed Islamic month of Ramadan, you still have a chance of reaping the benefits and rewards of giving in this month while joining us in our peacemaking work. Since shelter-in-place orders, the demand for… Read More

Stand Against Bigotry Targeting Black Communities

In February, Ahmaud Arbery, a young black American, was shot and killed while jogging, unarmed, in broad daylight on a suburban street. Video footage of the shooting, which was recently placed on the internet has sparked outrage and raises questions about the late arrests that only came today, even after… Read More

Ramadan & Muslim Students | Interfaith Iftars | Church/Shabbat Presentations

From left to right, top to bottom, Fatih Ferdi Ates (Pacifica Institute), Michael Pappas (San Francisco Interfaith Council), Rabbi Jacqueline Mates-Muchin (Temple Sinai), Maha Elgenaidi (ING), Rev. Ronald Kobata (Buddhist Church Of San Francisco), Kaushik Roy (Shanti Project), Dr. Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi (University Of San Francisco), and Mayor… Read More