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We’re Hiring | 3 Million Impressions from Know Your Neighbor

Know Your Neighbor Upstander Campaign Generates 3 Million Impressions, Hundreds of Posts Last week, millions of Americans came together across lines of difference to stand up for each other and pronounce that we are stronger together through the Know Your Neighbor Upstander Campaign, results of which you can read about here. See below for two upcoming Know...

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3 Million Views of KYN Upstander Campaign

From April 2nd-4th, the #KnowYourNeighbor Upstander Campaign generated nearly 3 million impressions on social media platforms, reaching over 1.5 million people across the country! Initiated by The Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia, Islamic Networks Group, Beyond Differences, Muslim Advocates and the Council on American-Islamic Relations—California, the Know Your Neighbor: Multifaith Encounters coalition responded to the planned “Punish A Muslim Day” hate campaign...

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INGYouth and ING Speakers Trainings | ING in the News

Featured ING Events INGYouth Speaker Training Workshop: April 21st in San Jose The INGYouth program has trained almost 300 Muslim teens in 7 states on bullying prevention and presenting on their faith. Our accompanying teen speaker program has produced 85 certified Muslim teen speakers who have delivered dozens of presentations in their school classrooms and...

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American Muslim Teens Speak Out Against School Violence

This opinion appeared at the ING blog. These days, story after story emerges of violence occurring in schools. Whether it’s the result of guns or a few students throwing punches, our schools are not the safe places we would like them to be. Our INGYouth Speakers are a group of Muslim teens across the country...

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ING at the U.S. Institute of Peace | Chicago Islamic Speakers Bureau Training

How Can We Build Resilience in Muslim School-Aged Children and Prevent Bullying? INGYouth Manager Ishaq Pathan presented on a panel for the 10th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference, which was held at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C. He explored how the INGYouth Program builds resilience in Muslim school-aged children and how...

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Muslim Women Don’t Need Saving from Their Religion | ING Speaker Videos

ING in the News Muslim Women Don’t Need Saving from Their Religion Does a well-intentioned obsession with “saving” Muslim women from Islam blind Americans to the existence of sexism all around the world including the United States as evidenced by the #MeToo movement? ING Executive Director Maha Elgenaidi thinks so, as she stated in a recent commentary...

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Increasing Hate in America Gives Rise to ING’s Work in Neighborhoods

Rise in Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, and Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Generates Interest in ING’s Work Amnesty International’s annual audit of global human rights recently revealed troublesome findings about hate in the United States, especially “policies that were discriminatory or otherwise contradicted international human rights principles.” At ING, we’ve certainly felt the impact. In 2017, requests for our speakers and other resources...

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