Community Statements

ING Receives High Marks for Police Training | Upcoming Events

ING Training for Law Enforcement Receives High Marks “Usually ‘cultural diversity’ classes come as being accusatory of us being racist and this class is not that.” – police officer after an ING training   ING conducted a law enforcement cultural diversity seminar for 150 police officers to enhance their cultural competency skills and help them...

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Letter in Support of Johnson Amendment

February 6, 2019 Dear Chairman Grassley and Chairman Neal: Congratulations on your respective chairmanships of the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways and Means Committee. As you lead your committees, we urge you to protect and maintain the Johnson Amendment, which is the longstanding tax law provision that safeguards the integrity and independence of our...

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Join ING on a StopBullying.gov Twitter Chat Tomorrow

Join us tomorrow for a StopBullying.gov Twitter Chat     ING will be participating in a StopBullying.gov Twitter chat on bullying laws and policies with the U.S. Department of Education, American Institutes for Research, Child Trends, GLSEN, Mental Health America, and Pacer Center. The chat will take place Thursday, January 31 on Twitter from 12:00-1:00pm...

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Cultural diversity seminars, Hollyhock Conference and other events

Connecting the Roots of Islamophobia to Orientalism, Racialization, and Xenophobia ING Executive Director Maha Elgenaidi presented “Roots of Islamophobia in Anti-Blackness” at UC Santa Cruz. She contrasted Islamophobic stereotypes with the daily practice of many American Muslims and their focus on peace, love, and compassion. She then connected the roots of these misconceptions to orientalism,...

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Join us for “Roots of Islamophobia in Anti-Blackness” and other events

Happy New Year, everyone! Wishing you a 2019 full of joy and peace Start your year right by joining us at these upcoming ING events Roots of Islamophobia in Anti-Blackness: January 10 in Santa Cruz ING Executive Director Maha Elgenaidi will deliver a special seminar on Islamophobia in America for the Diversity & Inclusion Certificate Program at...

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Together, we begin the new year

Our new year begins with you! Salam alaikum/Greetings of peace, As 2018 draws to a close and we look forward to all that 2019 holds for us, we hope for a year filled with peace and security for all peoples of the world. At ING, we are committed more than ever to our peacemaking efforts...

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Merry Christmas to All Those Celebrating

ING Wishes a Merry Christmas to All Those Celebrating Salam alaikum/Greetings of peace, As we enter the holiday season we would like to wish everyone a wonderful holiday season and a very Merry Christmas to all those celebrating! For Christians, the Christmas holiday centers around Jesus, who is also greatly revered in Islamic tradition as a...

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Muslim-Jewish Relations in the US | Christian Petition

ING Met with CA Superintendent-Elect Tony Thurmond Ishaq Pathan standing with State Superintendent-Elect Tony Thurmond ING Deputy Director Ishaq Pathan and Content Manager Ameena Jandali attended an event celebrating the election of California State Superintendent-Elect Tony Thurmond. Over the course of the event, Superintendent-Elect Thurmond reaffirmed his commitment towards improving schools climate statewide. We are...

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Celebrating Chanukah | US State Dept Delegation Visit | Upcoming Events

ING Joined the Bay Area Jewish Community in Celebrating Chanukah  Top picture: From left to right, Maha Elgenaidi, Abby Porth, Rabbi Nat Ezray, and Mahmut Altun Bottom Picture: Maha Elgenaidi with San Mateo County Superintendent Nancy Magee Nancy Magee Joining San Mateo civic leaders, ING Executive Director Maha Elgenaidi attended a community Chanukah celebration hosted...

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