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Teaching about Islam in the Classroom:
Resources, Storytelling and Strategies
Saturday, September 14, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
CIIS Campus, 1453 Mission St., San Francisco
The California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) is partnering with leading Muslim scholars, activists, writers, and performers to offer an all-day teacher training on Islam and American Muslims. Local middle and high school teachers will be provided with practical tools and resources to enhance curricula on Islam and understanding of contemporary issues.
Ameena Jandali, ING Content Director will speak on “Fostering an Inclusive Environment: Curriculum and Resources for Teaching about Muslims and Their Faith” from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM. There will be a special appearance by David Chiu, President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, who will address the Supervisors’ recent resolution denouncing anti-Muslim ads on MUNI buses.
Better Business Bureau Renews ING’s Accreditation
ING has been reaccredited by the Better Business Bureau for the next two years, 2013-2015, meeting all 20/20 standards! This will be our third (two year) term of accreditation since 2008. The accreditation process looks at 20 standards for charity accountability, measuring effectiveness of governance, finances, fundraising and fulfillment of mission and objectives.
ICC’s Annual Eid Celebration
Saturday September 7th, 6:00 pm at the India Community Center, 525 Los Coches St, Milpitas
Tickets are $50 each.
SBIA Harris Way Site Fundraiser
Saturday September 7th, 6:00 pm at the Double Tree Hotel, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose
Tickets are $40 each. See: www.sbia.info for tickets or more information.
Multifaith Peace Picnic
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Palo Alto City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto.
ING is a co-sponsor of the event. Visit American Muslim Voice for more information.
Inspired by Malala: Muslim Women Discuss Activism, Community, and Islamophobia
September 12, 2013, 5:15-7:30 pm
World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter Street, San Francisco.
See the registration page for more information.