Community Statements

Responding to Bullying of Muslim Students

Februrary 18, 2022 To help teachers tackle typical bullying scenarios that Muslim students encounter, we provided suggestions that were published by the educational media hub  The article provides strategies for educators to respond to the following typical scenarios:Bullying Situation #1: A fifth grader calls a Muslim classmate a “terrorist.”Bullying… Read More

Muslims Stand with their Jewish Neighbors

By Henry Millstein, PhD, Content Consultant As the Jewish community and people of conscience around the world commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day, it is timely to reflect on the persistence of anti-Semitism and what some people are doing to counter it. The news media have rightly brought the recent hostage situation… Read More

Peace and Blessings for the New Year

We enter this new year with hope for our world and our country, for greater peace and justice, a hope that will not disappoint, for it is founded on our faith and hope in God. Whatever the difficulties, whatever the setbacks and disappointments that we may face in the coming… Read More

Join Us in Peacebuilding

For every cloud there is a silver lining, and we’re finding it in our work for mutual understanding and peace First, let me wish a Merry Christmas to our Christian brothers and sisters. Despite the challenges over the last few years, Americans became more resilient and had their and our… Read More

Our Goals in 2022

Will you join us in 2022? First, let me wish a Merry Christmas to our Christian brothers and sisters. Based on our annual joint Board and Staff retreat which was held on November 11-13 in San Jose, CA, our strategic goals for 2022 and beyond include the following: Continue to… Read More

What We Did This Year

December 16, 2021 Our 2021 Accomplishments Thanks to the support of our donors, partners, and allies, our accomplishments this year have been immense!  1) From New York to California, we reached at least 1.2 million people so far this year across various sectors of the… Read More

ING Condemns Repeated Attacks on Shi‘i Mosques in Afghanistan

Updated October 15, 2021 We at ING are deeply outraged at another deadly attack on a Shi‘i mosque in Afghanistan on Friday, October 15th, which is part of a series of repeated attacks that have targeted the Hazara Shi‘i Afghan community. We wish to express our sympathy for the victims,… Read More

New Lesson Plan for Educators and Community on 9/11

September 10, 2021 Discussion and Lesson Plan Now Available For 9/11 Panel With Speakers from Diverse Religious, Racial, and Ethnic Communities We invite educators and community members to view ING’s panel discussion and lesson plan on “Lessons Learned Post-9/11: Strengthening Community and Building Intercultural Connections, Allyship,… Read More

On 9/11 this year, we renew our commitment to peace efforts

September 2, 2021 On this twentieth anniversary of the attacks of September 11th, 2001, we at ING send prayers and wishes for peace to the families of all the victims of that horrific event, and we join all Muslim Americans in condemning violence in the name of Islam or any… Read More