Community Statements

This Ramadan, Join us in Building Peace

Ramadan Mubarak Greetings of peace/Salam alaykum, Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, begins on Tuesday April 13th. Ramadan is a time in which Muslims draw closer to God in the hope of cultivating virtuous character, gratitude for what they have, and compassion for the less fortunate. It’s also a time of extra giving to causes...

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Interfaith Iftar Registration Open (Online!)

Salam alaykum/greetings of peace: I hope this note finds you in the best of health and spirit. Our warm greetings today for Mid-Sha’ban, Passover, Palm Sunday, and Holi to all our friends. Please find below two recent webinars I co-moderated on Muslim American women professionals as religious leaders and non-profit managers. In preparation for Ramadan,...

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Host Interfaith Events This Ramadan

Looking for Interfaith Events to Host During Ramadan? With Ramadan just around the corner, take this opportunity for interfaith outreach and engagement. With Muslims still struggling with Islamophobia, it is critical that we continue to share our faith traditions with other religious practitioners, both for greater understanding, but also to uplift the role of religion...

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Preparing for Ramadan This Year

Preparing For Ramadan This Year As the month of Ramadan swiftly approaches, we offer the following programs to provide teachers and employers a better understanding of fasting, as well as suggestions for how to best accommodate Muslim students and essential workers who are fasting during this month. Tuesday, March 30th: Muslim Teens Speak: Balancing School,...

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Muslim Women Religious Leaders | Police Training

Join us on Thursday, March 18th: Muslim Women Chaplains Uplifting the Importance of Women’s Religious Leadership in the Muslim American Community Muslim women are the pillars of thriving communities, occupying both leadership roles and supporting projects behind the scenes. Muslim women chaplains fill a religious and spiritual need for their communities, working in non-faith based...

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Muslim Women Religious Leaders | Celebrating International Women’s Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day Today is International Women’s Day. While no month or day can capture the impact of any group – especially one which makes up half of humanity – today is an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the many contributions women have made and continue to make in our lives and world....

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New Lesson Plans | Police Training | Black History Month

New Anti-Racism Curriculum for Educators Creating Inclusive Communities and Combatting Racism Check out ING’s new curriculum featured here on WeAreTeacher’s premier website for educators. The curriculum includes 14 lesson plans which counter bigotry by examining the origins and history of dominant narratives about diverse marginalized groups. The lessons also examine the relationship of these narratives...

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Letter to SF Commonwealth Club

In Response to Hosting Islamophobic Speaker on February 11, 2021 We are deeply troubled that the Commonwealth Club, a respected Bay Area institution, is giving a platform to the notorious Islamophobe Ayaan Hirsi Ali, by sponsoring a program titled “Ayaan Hirsi Ali with Bari Weiss: Islam, Immigration and Women’s Rights” in the Bay Area next...

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