Community Statements

ING at the American Academy of Religions

This past week, in recognition of the valuable work we do in preserving religious freedoms and pluralism in the nation, I was invited to speak on a panel with other academics at the American Academy of Religions conference on the topic: “The Example of ING in Decolonizing Interreligious Education.” The talk described ING’s academic and...

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Past Events – November 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 11/14: Stop Hate and Spread Love in Sunnyvale...

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Winter Holiday Tools for Educators and Parents

Greetings!   Last week we sent a brief education and parent guide of resources and tips for the Thanksgiving holiday season. This week, we’re covering resources and tips for the Christmas season.   The Christmas season, a time of joy and good will, is a great opportunity to be inclusive of the holidays of non-Christian students in...

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Past Events – October 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. Intercultural Speakers Bureau (ICSB) Events 10/23: Creating Inclusive and Equitable Communities in San...

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Thanksgiving Tools for Educators and Parents

Wishing a happy Thanksgiving season to you and your family, and especially to educators and parents who can do much good by educating about the meaning of Thanksgiving to the First Nations who continue to be very much a part of the life of the United States.   Let us remember at this turbulent moment that, whatever...

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Do you Contribute to Islamophobia?

Releasing Our Updated Presentation on Islamophobia and Its Impact on Muslims and other Americans Open to the public at www.ing.org/Islamophobia Do you wonder where many common stereotypes about Muslims come from? What enables Islamophobia, and how is it disseminated? Is it possible that you’re contributing to Islamophobia without knowing it? How do we counter Islamophobia?...

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Past Events – September 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 9/17: Bullying Prevention and Education: Muslim, Sikh, and...

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Anti-Blackness in Islamophobia | Upcoming Interfaith Events

Despite the progress made in civil rights, or the education level, profession or status of individuals, brown and black people are still being racially profiled. Why is that, and how is it related to Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism? Find out by joining us. You’re invited to our New Intercultural Speakers Bureau Speaker Training: Speaker Training: October...

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ING Stands With Jewish Communties on Yom Kippur

(10/9/19) Today, far-right violence again struck at our heart. On this day, Yom Kippur, a day of supreme holiness in the Jewish calendar, gunmen attacked a synagogue in the city of Halle in eastern Germany, kiling two and leaving others injured. Their motives are no mystery; one of the attackers was videotaped spewing anti-Semitic and...

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Muslim Teens Trained to Teach About Islam

Muslim Teens Trained to Be Speakers Preventing and Countering Bullying, Earning Community Service Hours Click here to see a 1-minute video of pictures from INGYouth workshops. Throughout September, ING engaged with hundreds of Muslim students across the country by hosting workshops in public high schools, private Islamic schools, weekend Islamic schools, and mosques to address their school environments...

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