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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. | Help Counter Systemic Racism

Driving Out Darkness with Light: Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s Message of Faith-Based Activism In commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, view ING’s panel of interreligious leaders in a conversation on the intersection of faith and activism and on how Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of love for country can help us overcome...

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Introducing New ING CEO

Welcome Tabassum, ING’s New CEO Greeting of peace/Salam alaykum to all our followers and supporters: It’s with great joy and gratitude to God and all our supporters that I am announcing and welcoming ING’s new Chief Executive Officer, Tabassum Haleem, who was selected by the Board of Trustees at its meeting on November 30, 2020,...

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Happy New Year to you and your families

The New Year is always a time for new beginnings and new hopes. After a difficult year with the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic that has disrupted our routines and taken the lives of countless loved ones, we hope that the new year will bring brighter days for all of us. At ING we look...

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5 Ways Your Gift Prevents Bullying and Discrimination

Happy holidays from all of us at ING! 5 Ways Your Gift Prevents Bullying and Discrimination 1) Our speaker training for Muslim teens builds their resilience and capacity for responding to difficult questions about Islam and teaching their peers about Muslims in the classroom. (Pictured above is one of our teen speakers presenting to her...

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Will you join us in peacebuilding?

The future is brighter when we work together! Salam alaykum/Greetings of Peace, Will you renew your support of ING this year? Help take us to the next milestone. Experts in the fields of politics and culture all agree that the most immediate solution to the extreme polarization in the country is dialogue among diverse groups,...

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Join me in peacebuilding

Personal Invitation Salam alaykum/Greetings of Peace, I hope this note finds you and your family well. I am writing to personally invite you to join me and the leading Muslim-American peacemaking organization in the country. Our mission is to promote peace among all by fostering a deeper, more nuanced understanding of Muslims and other faith-based,...

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Combatting Racism in Muslim Spaces

Salaam alaikum and greetings of peace, We hope you’re doing well under the current circumstances of our country and world. As we begin planning for the New Year, remember to include calls to action that are based on our heightened awareness of racism in this country by continuing to combat it at home, in our...

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Proud of Our Democracy

I am Proud of and Grateful for the Democratic Process Yesterday’s elections demonstrate once again the depth of Americans’ commitment to the values and process of democracy. Over the past few weeks we have witnessed an unprecedented level of civic engagement, with record numbers of people registering to vote and voting, including many for the...

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Intra-Muslim Racism

Salams/Greetings of peace: It’s hard for a community that feels under siege due to Islamophobia to admit it that has a problem with racism and bigotry within its ranks. It is a difficult but necessary task. Such a community must be united to have an effective response to bigotry directed against it especially when the...

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