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05 5 15

Helping Hand Establishes Presence in Nepal

(KATHMANDU, Nepal, 5/5/2015) – The international relief agency Helping Hand for Relief and Development has firmly established its presence among aid providers in Nepal in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake on April 25.
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04 28 15

Houstonians scrambled to reach loved ones in Nepal

Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:56PM
KATHMANDU, Nepal (KTRK) — A powerful earthquake killed at least 1,865 people across the Himalayan region, and rocking family members and loved ones across the world. A number of Houstonians scrambled to reach relatives as they heard the news.
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12 18 12

YM Conf. Packs Crowd, Inspiration in Baltimore

by Hena Zuberi, Muslim Link, 16 December 2012
Extremely popular speakers, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan and Shaykh Omar Suleiman, drew crowds from as far away as Richmond, Norfolk, and Salisbury. Many times in gatherings and conferences, the young are discussed in the context of problems, an issue with the ummah. It was refreshing to see the organizers and speakers at Young Muslims Youth Conference exemplifying what is right with the youth.
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06 12 12

Youth Conference 2012

By Zainab Arain
I stepped out of the airport and was confronted by the sight of eight boisterous girls stuffed into a minivan with their luggage and junk food. I was to be the ninth. I squeezed into a space on the floor, shouted my salams over the clamor, and we took off into the night.
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03 23 12

KUHF Conversations: The Objectives of Sharia Law

March 22, 2012, by: David Pitman
This weekend, the Islamic Learning Foundation in Houston will host a series of lessons called “Compassionate Justice: The Objectives of Shariah.” The classes are open to everyone of any faith. This is part of a broader effort by an Islamic advocacy group to help people gain a better understanding of what Shariah Law is, and what it isn’t. KUHF’s David Pitman spoke with Sh. Omar Suleiman. Sh. Suleiman teaches at the Islamic Learning Foundation in Dallas, and will this weekend’s classes in Houston. Click below to listen:120322-KUHF_Convo-Shariah-Law 

03 20 12

Sold out: 1st Youth Conf by YM & ICNA in S. California

Anaheim, California (March 19, 2012) – As heavy rain and wind pounded the Orange County area on Saturday morning, over 750 eager Muslims flocked to the Anaheim Crowne Plaza for Chain of Hearts, the first annual Young Muslims Southern California youth conference.
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05 20 11

YM Sisters Invitation to the Youth Conference, 2011


by Young Muslims Sisters


NEW YORK, NY (May 20, 2011) – Walking into the Connecticut Convention Center you are greeted by the sight of thousands of people. Some are looking at their programs trying to figure out what is next on the agenda; some are taking their kids to babysitting. But what strikes you most is a group of young Muslims walking together towards the main hall. You follow them and it seems like you have entered a completely new world.


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12 22 10

19 Years in Prison for Rape & Murder he Did not Commit


Winston-Salem, North Carolina (December 13, 2010) – In prison for more than 19 years for rape and murder that he did not commit, Darryl Hunt interviews with ICNA. This interview was conducted at the Community Mosque of Winston-Salem, NC. Darryl Hunt spoke at the 1st Annual Social Justice banquet in Virginia on December 24, 2010 to raise funds for ICNA’s Council for Social Justice. For more information visit


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12 19 10

ICNA IT Department Launches ICNA.TV

JAMAICA, New York (December 21, 2010) – The ICNA IT Department announced today the launch of, a website that will provide live video streaming of ICNA and other relevant events nationwide and a central video archive of past events. The launch of this service follows months of training, hardware and software set-up and successful testing during previous events such as the ICNA convention in Hartford, CT.
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12 16 10

“WhyIslam Center” Project Dinner Attended By Many

by TMO, Muslim Media Network
HOUSTON, Texas (December 16, 2010) – “Giving brings many rewards & blessings to a person: Giving with philanthropic spirit brings rewards & blessings to not only a person, but also brings positive change in the society around us.”
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11 26 10

ICNA Council for Social Justice: 1st Annual Banquet


WASHINGTON D.C. (Nov 26, 2010) – The ICNA Council for Social Justice is pleased to announce its First Annual Banquet and Fundraiser to be held on Friday, December 24, 2010 at 5:00 pm at Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge, 1900 N Fort Myer Drive in Arlington, VA.


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11 14 10

ICSJ Observes Human Rights Day with an Appeal to All

Washington, D.C. (November 14, 2010) – The ICNA Council for Social Justice issued a press release today urging all Americans to stand up for the rights of human beings on Human Rights Day, December 10, 2010.
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10 31 10

An Interview with Imam Khalid Griggs

What is ICSJ’s main focus in the National Campaign Against Hunger?


Imam Khalid Griggs: The main focus of the ICNA Council for Social Justice (ICSJ) National Campaign Against Hunger is to assist in raising awareness among Muslims and non-Muslims about the hunger crisis in America today, while suggesting practical steps that individuals can take to address this scourge on the social well being of the nation.
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10 21 10

Fighting Hunger: ICNA Responds Nationwide


A man asked the Prophet Muhammad “What is the best Islam?” He replied: “The best Islam is that you feed the hungry and spread peace among people you know and those you do not know.”


Several feeding events were scheduled as part of ICNA’s national campaign against hunger and many more are scheduled across the nation.


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10 19 10

ICNA Raises Awareness About Hunger in the United States

JAMAICA, New York (October 19, 2010) – In a press release issued today, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) appealed to American Muslim community leaders and Imams to raise awareness about hunger in the United States.
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10 13 10

ICNA’s Council for Social Justice at Miriam’s Kitchen


WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 11, 2010) – Columbus Day saw a shortage of volunteers at D.C.’s Miriam’s Kitchen, but the Islamic Circle of North America was there to pick up the slack.


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09 16 10

ICSJ Responds to U.S. Census Bureau’s Poverty Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 17, 2010) – In a press release issued today, the ICNA Council for Social Justice (ICSJ) addressed a shocking report on national poverty statistics in 2009.
Staggering figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau in its annual report on poverty, income and health coverage pin the national poverty rate at 14.3 percent, its highest level in the past 15 years.
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09 8 10

ICNA Announces National Campaign Against Hunger


The Islamic Circle of North America is launching a month-long National Campaign Against Hunger during the month of October 2010. The National Campaign Against Hunger aims to tackle hunger from both a social service and social justice perspective. This initiative follows “Save Family Save Society,” a grassroots national family campaign successfully held by ICNA in October 2009.
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09 2 10

Franklin Islam Center Opens Doors to Public for Iftar


August 24, 2010


Pastor George Montanari of the Middlebush Reformed Church will be one of a group of Franklin’s religious leaders gathering at the Why Islam Center Thursday night to take part in a traditional iftar dinner, celebrating the holy month of Ramadan.


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