Community Statements

In Response to President Trump’s Remarks on Immigrants from Haiti and Africa

President’s Pejorative Remarks About Other Countries Show Need for Increased Knowledge about Immigrants to the United States and Intercultural Exchange Recent remarks by President Trump that degraded “s**t-hole countries” and called for more Norwegian immigrants instead of Africans and Latin Americans run counter to the United States’ traditional motto of “E pluribus unum”, which means “out...

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1 Million People Reached Through #KnowYourNeighbor | Online Content Updated

Know Your Neighbor New Year’s Resolutions Campaign Reaches 1 Million People in First Days How will you be a better neighbor in 2018? This simple question kicked off the #KnowYourNeighbor program’s New Year’s Resolutions campaign on Monday, January 8th. The campaign runs through Monday, January 15th and has already reached 1 million people! Along with our nearly...

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How will you be a better neighbor this year?

Join us in the #KnowYourNeighbor New Year’s Resolutions Campaign January 8th-15th How will you be a better neighbor in 2018? Working together with nearly 100 national partners, join us in launching the Know Your Neighbor New Year’s Resolutions social media campaign, which runs from Monday, January 8th to Monday, January 15th, 2018. This is an effort to encourage Americans of all...

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Happy New Year — Our Deepest Thanks to You

  Salam alaikum/Greetings of peace, As we look back, it can feel as if 2017 barely had time to catch its breath. Many of us are still trying to catch our breath, too. That’s what celebrating the new year is all about, though, isn’t it? It’s a reset, a brief pause before we get back...

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ING wishes a Merry Christmas to those celebrating

ING Wishes A Very Merry Christmas to Those Celebrating Salam alaikum/Greetings of peace, This is a special time of year for many Americans. Even the term “the holidays” immediately calls to mind the season from Thanksgiving to the New Year; families and friends gathering, public celebrations, counting our blessings, and of course general jolliness. For...

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Launching the #KnowYourNeighbor New Year’s Resolutions Campaign

Launching the #KnowYourNeighbor New Year’s Resolutions Campaign January 8th-15th How will you be a better neighbor in 2018? Working together with more than 100 national partners, join us in launching the Know Your Neighbor New Year’s Resolutions social media campaign between Monday, January 8th and Monday, January 15th, 2018 to take stock of where we’ve been and to look ahead to...

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ING Condemns Anti-Semitic Messages by New Jersey Imam

The Islamic Networks Group denounces in form and substance the recent anti-Semitic remarks made by an imam at the Islamic Center of Jersey City. He referred to Jews as “apes and pigs” and called for violence against them. This kind of inflammatory preaching has no place in our houses of worship and absolutely no place...

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Imagine our community without ING and its affiliates

Amplify voices of Muslims and their allies in countering bigotry in neighborhoods across the country Salam alaikum/Greetings of peace, A week doesn’t go by without requests for Muslim speakers or interfaith panels from schools and universities, houses of worship, and civic, community, and professional organizations. Also contacting us are parents and school districts who are...

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ING in the News | New Affiliate | Speaker Training on Saturday

220 Media Articles in 33 States on ING’s Peace-Building Programs Countering Islamophobia, while promoting religious freedom and interfaith harmony, ING programs were featured in 220 articles in 33 U.S. states and one territory (Guam) as well as India, Indonesia, and the United Kingdom internationally. We’ve highlighted a few recent articles below — to get the...

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Resist the ban in the attitudes behind the ban

Discriminatory policies like travel bans fail without public support The Supreme Court allowed the third version of President Trump’s travel ban to take full effect yesterday until deliberations in the lower courts are complete. Since January, the travel and immigration systems of the United States and the world have been roiled by these bad policies....

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