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March 6, 2023
Educator and Workplace Resources for Ramadan
Muslims in the US and around the world will be observing Ramadan, the Islamic lunar month of fasting, from March 23rd to April 20th. ING has a number of free resources for all types of educators about the month and its significance to Muslim Americans:
–Online presentation on “An Overview of Ramadan and Fasting,” which includes a PowerPoint presentation and scripts.
–Ramadan Information Sheet on the purpose of fasting, special activities, and more.
–Seven Steps for Supporting Muslim Employees During Ramadan article by Charterworks.com.
–Religious Practices of Muslim Students in Public Schools webpage, which includes information on prayer, fasting, dietary restrictions, attire, and more.
–Calendar of Important Islamic Dates, including Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr, and other Muslim holidays.
-ING also offers in-person or virtual presentations and diversity trainings for educators, corporate managers and staff, and healthcare providers.
For Muslim Teens
Online presentation on Ramadan for use by Muslim teens in classroom presentations.
Celebrating International Women’s Day
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, ING celebrates and educates on women’s contributions to all aspects of society and throughout history, including through our presentation on “Muslim Women Beyond the Stereotypes” and our interreligious panel on “Women and Religion” with Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, and Hindu women speakers. Learn more about ING’s accomplished women speakers and schedule a presentation or panel with them here.
Diversity Training for Professional Groups
ING provides diversity training that can be included in your Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging programs within your organization, and for your work with diverse clients. Our trainings are specifically tailored for educators in K-12, colleges and universities, corporate managers and staff, law enforcement personnel, healthcare providers, dentists, government employees, court administrators, and non-profit organizations. To learn more, click here
LIVE Presentations and Panels for Classrooms
Supplementing education about world religions, world history, American history, pluralism, women’s studies and other subjects are live presenters from ING’s speakers bureaus.
-Request an interreligious speakers panel here
-Request an interracial speakers panel here
-Request a Muslim presenter on topics relating to Islam here.
Will You Join Us in Building a More Peaceful America Today?
In a nation and world increasingly threatened by racism, extremism, and violence, ING’s work of promoting mutual understanding and respect across lines of difference is needed more than ever. You can partner with us in this work by your donations. Make the world better, kinder, and brighter. Every dollar you give will create real change.