Community Statements

Past Events – March 2020

In fulfillment of ING’s mission of promoting peace among all by fostering a deeper, more nuanced understanding of Muslims and other faith-based, racial/ethnic, and cultural communities, through teaching, learning, and engaging across differences, here are highlights of prominent events during this month. Interfaith Speakers Bureau (IFSB) Events 3/31: Spirituality in a Time of Crisis: Reflecting...

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Reflections on COVID-19 | Volunteering | Resources

Contents: Statement from the ING Executive Director Volunteering Opportunities ING Resources From the Executive Director What an interesting time we live in! It is astonishing to me how something as miniscule as the COVID-19 virus, which is visible only through an electron microscope, can turn our world upside down as it has. As a Muslim,...

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Your teens in Summer | Your investments in Feb | Upcoming Events

Your Investments in ING at Work Click cc on the bottom of the video to read the captions. Click here to view feedback from a school teacher and an ING speaker after a series of assemblies at a school supplementing the study of the history of Islam and responding to questions from students on current...

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Past Events – February 2020

In fulfillment of ING’s mission of promoting peace among all by fostering a deeper, more nuanced understanding of Muslims and other faith-based, racial/ethnic, and cultural communities, through teaching, learning, and engaging across differences, here are highlights of prominent events during this month. Intercultural Speakers Bureau (ICSB) Events 2/21: Creating Inclusive and Equitable Communities in Oakland...

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Letter to California Superintendent Regarding Ethnic Studies Curriculum

In response to the California’s Department of Education (CDE) recent decision to only focus on the four foundational groups—African American, Asian American, Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x, and Native American—in its Ethnic Studies Curriculum that is being developed under Assembly Bill 2016, ING wrote the following letter to Superintendent Thurmond making the case for adding Middle Eastern...

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Past Events – January 2020

In fulfillment of ING’s mission of promoting peace among all by fostering a deeper, more nuanced understanding of Muslims and other faith-based, racial/ethnic, and cultural communities, through teaching, learning, and engaging across differences, here are highlights of prominent events during this month. Intercultural Speakers Bureau (ICSB) Events 1/31: Creating Inclusive and Equitable Communities – A...

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Meet Our New Team at ING | Upcoming Events

New Team at ING ING has two new team members! Rahimeh Ramezany is our new Program Manager. Rahimeh earned both her M.A. and B.A. in Communication Studies with a concentration in Intercultural Communication from San Jose State University and participated in an intensive study abroad program in Amman, Jordan. She is working with our newly...

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Happy New Year from all of us at ING!

Happy New Year from all of us at ING! Working with ING staff, Meso at Santana Row now provides halal meat products: lamb, beef, and chicken.   Salam alaikum/ greetings of peace,   As we welcome the year 2020, we hope and pray for blessings and peace for all.   We are deeply grateful for...

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Past Events – December 2019

In fulfillment of ING’s mission of promoting peace among all by fostering a deeper, more nuanced understanding of Muslims and other faith-based, racial/ethnic, and cultural communities, through teaching, learning, and engaging across differences, here are highlights of prominent events during this month. Interfaith Speakers Bureau (IFSB) Events 12/7: Peacemaking in Religion in Mountain View From...

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ING stands in Solidarity with Jewish Communities

ING Stands with Jews and All Others Affected by Bigotry and Racism   We at ING are grieved and outraged by the recent attack on a Hanukkah party in New York that left five people injured. We wish, first of all, to express our solidarity with the victims of this and other attacks and to...

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