Community Statements

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, and Solidarity” with Muslim, Sikh, Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, African, Latinx...

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Resources about 9/11 and the Taliban to Supplement an Existing Lesson Plan

September 2, 2021 Resources about 9/11 and the Taliban to Supplement an Existing Lesson Plan How can educators teach their students about the September 11th, 2001 attacks, the return of the Taliban to power in Afghanistan, and other historical and current events and topics? Below are ING resources that can be used to supplement lessons...

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Joint Statement from the National Muslim Task Force on COVID-19 (NMTF) and the National Black Muslim COVID Coalition (NBMCC) on School Re-openings and COVID-19 Vaccines

Joint Statement from the National Muslim Task Force on COVID-19 (NMTF) and the National Black Muslim COVID Coalition (NBMCC) on School Re-openings and COVID-19 Vaccines September 1, 2021 Over the next few weeks the 2021-2022 school year will commence across various districts in the United States. As students head back to school with excitement, we...

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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 other religion, worldview, or ideology....

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VIDEO: How to Teach About World Religion in Schools

August 19, 2021 View The Recording “Can We Talk About That Here?” Teaching About World Religions in Schools Learning about world religions in the context of social studies and world history curricula is required in all 50 states, and yet teachers are either ill-equipped or under-resourced to teach about the subject and under increasing scrutiny...

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Join Our Speakers Bureaus!

August 3, 2021 Register for Upcoming Speakers Trainings Below! ING is recruiting speakers for our Islamic Speakers Bureau (ISB), Interfaith Speakers Bureau (IFSB), and Intercultural Speakers Bureau (ICSB). Learn more about the programs by reading a short description below: Join our Intercultural Speakers Bureau, where we address the history and role of narratives (stories we tell) about various...

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ING Update: My first six months

July 15, 2021 “There are no days wherein good works are more beloved to God than during these ten.” – Saying of the Prophet Muhammad (p) In this Hadith (prophetic saying), Prophet Muhammad (p) was referring to the first ten days of the Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah, which began this year on July 12th. This...

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PREP for Fall – Studies in World Religions, Countering Racism

June 22, 2021   In preparation for the fall, take advantage of the many free resources in our educator toolkit to help promote religious and cultural literacy in your classroom. The toolkit contains a variety of resources and offerings including: In-person or virtual guest speakers, interreligious panels and online lesson plans addressing Islam and other...

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