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ING Opens Additional Office in Oakland
We are excited to announce our additional office location in Oakland, California at The Port Workspaces on 19th Street. We are looking forward to easier access in engaging the local East Bay communities. Come visit ING Deputy Director Ishaq Pathan, Programs Associate Michelle Galecki, and Founding member and Content Manager, Ameena Jandali if you are in the area! Our main office is still in San Jose, where four other ING staff people are located.
Upcoming Featured ING Events
INGYouth Training on Countering Bullying
Through Education About Muslims:
November 11th in Pleasanton
Join us for an Interfaith Panel on Living the Faith:
November 11th in San Jose
How do adherents of different religions live out their beliefs, practices, and values in the busy lives they lead in the contemporary world? Representatives of major world religions in this panel discussion begin with a brief introduction of their beliefs and practices before answering the question of how they live out their faith. The Interfaith Speakers Bureau (IFSB) will address these questions and more for an upcoming panel at the South Bay Islamic Association in San Jose. This panel is co-sponsored by the Silicon Valley Interreligious Council (SiVIC). To book an interfaith panel, visit this site.
Join us for a Best Practices Webinar on
Countering Religious-Based Bullying:
November 12th via Facebook Live
Muslim Women Beyond the Stereotypes:
November 13th in San Francisco
ING Content Manager Ameena Jandali will deliver “Muslim Women Beyond the Stereotypes,” one of ING’s core presentations, to students at the Notre Dame De Namur University. Her talk will explore the history and contemporary lives of Muslim women around the world, including common misconceptions. To book an ING speaker on topics relating to Islam and Muslims, visit this site.
Join us for an Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration:
November 18th in San Jose
ING Executive Director Maha Elgenaidi will be speaking at this year’s South Bay Interfaith Thanksgiving at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on the theme Gratitude in Action. Pie and refreshments will be served following the service. Attendees are encouraged to bring a can of food to donate to the Second Harvest Food Bank.
Past ING Events
ING Spoke with Police Chiefs Association about Cultural Diversity Training
ING Community & Civic Engagement Manager Raania Mohsen met with the Santa Clara County Police Chiefs Association and provided an overview of ING’s services and cultural diversity seminars available for law enforcement agencies to help them better understand and serve the diverse Muslim population in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Since 1994, ING has conducted trainings for numerous law enforcement agencies both locally and nationally. To learn more visit our site.
Berkeley Teacher Expressed Gratitude for ING Panel
Students Learned about How Islam is Related to Christianity
through Interfaith Panel
Supplementing world history curriculum, ING Executive Director Maha Elgenaidi and Interfaith Speaker Joy Aspenall co-presented and fielded questions from 60 middle school students at a private Catholic school on living the faith in Islam and Christianity. To book an interfaith panel, visit our site.
ING Staff, Affiliate, and Speaker Volunteers Presented
at Parliament of World’s Religions
At the Parliament of the World’s Religions which was held earlier this week in Ontario, Canada, ING Deputy Director Ishaq Pathan presented on ING’s Speaker Bureaus and INGYouth programs. He was joined by ING Colorado Affiliate Director Nabeeh Hasan and ING Interfaith Speaker Lakshmi Chandrashekar Subramanian who spoke about their experiences as speaker volunteers. To learn more about ING’s programs, visit our site.