Community Statements

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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Message from ING’s New CEO | Past Events | Upcoming Events

Message from ING’s New CEO   Greeting of peace/salam alaykum to all our followers and supporters: Wednesday’s Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris was the dawn of a new beginning. We witnessed again the immense possibilities of this great experiment in diversity and unity: a colorful mosaic of Americans affirming our deep...

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Turning the Page, to Unite, to Heal

Joint Letter to President Biden on Unity We, the undersigned, as religious, humanist, and civil rights leaders working together across lines of difference to promote the common good, call upon all Americans to come together under the new administration to meet the two crucial challenges of this moment: the spreading pandemic and the deep polarization...

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Live Panels & Lesson Plans on Teaching Tolerance

Bring Subject Matter to Life and Enhance Your Curriculum As our nation heals and recovers from the pandemic this year, we are excited to bring you a rich and diverse array of FREE panels and online curricula to help counter racism and bigotry and forge greater tolerance and understanding in your classroom and school. Live...

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