News and Updates

At ING, we believe partnerships between the community and law enforcement are necessary for public safety.    Law enforcement needs accurate knowledge of communities and culturally appropriate skill sets that enhance interpersonal relations and facilitate delivery of services. The community has the obligation to support law enforcement and crime prevention by providing community access and...

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If you believe as we do… that educational institutions are powerful instruments for affecting long term change, and that educators should have accurate materials for teaching about Islam and Muslims,     then help us reach 5,000 educators or 5 million students with your donation today Your donation will help us reach more educators than ever before with our...

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ING’s 20th Anniversary Gala: A Night of Celebration and Gratitude

ING’s 20th Anniversary Gala A Night of Celebration and Gratitude ING’s 20th Anniversary Gala on April 20th was a truly a night to remember, with a sold-out audience, community appreciation, special awards, a hilarious comedy act, and a vision for the future. You can view the evening’s program here: 20th Anniversary Gala Program. After a...

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Javed Patel's 20th Anniversary Gala Speech

ING’s 20th Anniversary GalaTrustees Co-Chair Javed Patel’s Opening Remarks Ladies and Gentlemen: Assalam alaykum and good evening. Thank you for being here tonight and joining us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of ING. ING’s mission is to educate – educate Americans at the grassroots level about the lived realities of Islam and Muslims in America, and...

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Randy Pond's 20th Anniversary Gala Speech

ING’s 20th Anniversary GalaTrustees Co-Chair Randy Pond’s Award Introduction Good evening and welcome to our 20th anniversary celebration.  I joined ING’s board five years ago because I firmly believe our country was built on the principle of pluralism and the underlying assumption that all of citizens should be treated with dignity and respect. Unfortunately, due...

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Raghib Hussain's 20th Anniversary Gala Speech

ING’s 20th Anniversary Gala ING Supporter Raghib Hussain’s Award Introduction Good evening and thank you for joining us this evening. Education and knowledge are the fundamental ingredients for any civilization. If we understand each other better, we can build a better and healthier society. ING’s work is focused on educating fellow Americans about various faiths...

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Maha Elgenaidi's 20th Anniversary Gala Speech

ING’s 20th Anniversary GalaFounder Maha Elgenaidi’s Speech Thank you, Rehmat, good evening and salam alaykum everyone. Bism Allah ar Rahman ar Raheem. Tonight is indeed an auspicious night celebrating our 20th year anniversary. Alhamdulillah, all praise is due to God, to Whom all the credit is due. Ameen. Most of you by now know the...

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David Renie's 20th Anniversary Gala Speech

ING’s 20th Anniversary GalaING Directors’ Opening RemarksEahab Ibrahim and David Renie Eahab IbrahimMy name is Eahab Ibrahim. I’m an Egyptian American who grew up in San Diego and attended junior high school in the 90s. I’ll briefly share a memory that sticks in my mind from the experience of attending school at that time. It...

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ING Helps Prevent Bullying in Schools

  My son was choked and called a terrorist, so I went to ING for help   Too many Muslim students – according to one study, up to 80% – suffer from bullying at school. Stereotypes and misrepresentations feed the cycle of harassment and bullying. ING presentations help challenge negative stereotypes and dispel misconceptions.

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