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ING Participates in U.S. Department of Education Twitter Chat – Reaches 24 Million Impressions
Earlier today, ING participated on a U.S. Department of Education Stopbullying.gov Twitter Chat alongside dozens of partners that included Dr. Deborah Temkin, GLSEN, Mental Health America, and the Pacer Center. Using the hashtag #BullyingLaws, they answered questions about various laws and policies on bullying. The campaign reached over half a million people and gathered 24 million impressions. Check out the wealth of resources shared on Twitter. Some of our tweets included the following:
Race in America: The Covington Affair and American Reactions
The recent confrontations in Washington, D.C., between white high school students, Native Americans, and African-Americans, and the widely differing perceptions of and reactions to them, have revealed how far we as Americans have to go in understanding one another across racial and cultural lines. ING Content Manager and Marketing Analyst Dr. Henry Millstein reflects on this challenge and ways to meet it in his latest article.
Congratulations to ING Deputy Director for Receiving an IFYC Interfaith Innovation Fellowship!
Congratulations to ING Deputy Director Ishaq Pathan for being one of the Interfaith Youth Core’s 2019 Interfaith Innovation Fellows! We are excited to engage in the project for this fellowship, called “Supporting Muslim, Jewish, and Sikh Teens to Raise Awareness on Islamophobia, Anti-Semitism and/or Anti-Sikh Bigotry in Their Schools.” Read more about it here.
Upcoming Featured ING Events
ING speaker Aisha Jill Morgan will present “Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith,” one of ING’s core presentations, at a Catholic church in Santa Rosa. She will introduce the beliefs and practices of American Muslims today in all their diversity and present the long history of Muslims in America. To book a presentation about American Muslims, visit our site.
ING Executive Director Maha Elgenaidi and Community Engagement Manager Raania Mohsen will present a diversity seminar to administrators, educators, and school staff at the Milpitas Unified School District. The seminar will provide them with an understanding of the challenges faced by Muslim students and parents in the current political environment and of solutions for addressing these challenges. To schedule a diversity seminar, visit our site.
Join us for Creating Inclusive Classrooms: February 2 in Lafayette
Round Table Discussion on American Muslims: February 11 in San Jose
ING Executive Director Maha Elgenaidi will participate in a round table discussion with the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition about the daily practices of American Muslims. There will be ample time for Q&A. To book a presentation about American Muslims, visit our site.
Join us for Common Values of Abrahamic Faith Traditions:
February 16 in Rocklin
Members of the Interfaith Speakers Bureau (IFSB) will speak on a panel for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento. This panel will occur as part of a Continuing Education Day titled, “UNUM SINT” – Unity and Justice in Tumultuous Times. There will be various events from 8:00am-8:00pm with ING’s panel on Interfaith Dialogue: Common Values of Abrahamic Faith Traditions from 1:00pm-2:30pm. To book an interfaith panel, visit our site.
Developing Cultural Competency: Working with American Muslim Communities: February 26 and 28 in San Jose
ING Executive Director Maha Elgenaidi will present a cultural diversity seminar to the San Jose State University Police Department to increase awareness of American Muslim culture, enhance cultural competency skills, and develop relationships with American Muslim students. If you’re a police officer and are interested in attending either of the seminars, write to [email protected]. To book a cultural diversity seminar, visit our site.