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06 13 17
 

The Muslim-Latino Collaborative Is A New And Welcome Voice For Justice

Islamic Circle of North America, Council for Social Justice – California, Joins the Muslim-Latino Collaborative in Orange County, California.
 
by Susan Schwartz, 13 JUN, 2017
 
As Islam becomes more and more woven into the fabric of American society, new groups are being formed as part of Islam’s historic communitarian outreach toward and concern for civil society in general. A recent organization that bears very honorable mention is the Muslim-Latino collaborative.
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05 2 17
 

Muslims on Capitol Hill learn how to lobby

By: Aysha Khan and Lauren Markoe, RNS
 
WASHINGTON (RNS) In the community room of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, the nerve center of a two-day Muslim lobbying campaign on Capitol Hill, both first-time and veteran lobbyists compared notes:
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04 14 17
 

Dr. Fai highlights student led mass movt. at ICNA conf.

Baltimore, Maryland: Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai, Secretary General of ‘World Kashmir Awareness Forum’ voiced his continuing belief that the conflict over Kashmir cannot be resolved through military means. Kashmir is a political issue and has to be resolved through political means by involving all parties to the conflict – the Governments of India & Pakistan and the legitimate leadership of the Kashmiri resistance. He was speaking on the subject of Kashmir at the 42nd Annual Convention of ‘Islamic Circle of North America’ (ICNA) at Baltimore Convention Center. More than 20,000 people participated in this year’s convention. Other panelists included: Mr. Adem Carroll, Dr. M. A. Dhar, Dr. Nakibur Rahman and Br. Tariq Rehman.
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04 14 17
 

Konferensi Tahunan, Komunitas Muslim Amerika Lakukan Kegiatan Sosial

Rep: Marniati/ Red: Esthi Maharani
 
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BALTIMORE— Islamic Circle of North America’s (ICNA) mengadakan konferensi tahunan di pusat Kota Baltimore, Maryland, Amerika Serikat. Diperkirakan 20 ribu Muslim dari seluruh negeri akan menghadiri konferensi ini. Selain mengadakan dialog, dalam konferensi ini, ICNA juga mengadakan kegiatan sosial bagi masyarakat sekitar.
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03 22 17
 

ICNA expresses shock & dismay at Westminster attack

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
NEW YORK, NY (March 22, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), a grassroots organization of American Muslims, expresses deep shock and dismay at the attack on Westminster in London.
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03 22 17
 

ICNA expresses shock & dismay at Westminster attack

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
NEW YORK, NY (March 22, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), a grassroots organization of American Muslims, expresses deep shock and dismay at the attack on Westminster in London.
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03 22 17
 

Water Is Life: Stories From Standing Rock

DeenTV presents along with ICNA CSJ and Veiled Beaut, a docu-series about the water protectors of Standing Rock; who they are and what their stories are. Follow Abdullah Baig and Tariq Ullah as they brave arctic temperatures in order to find warmth, the source of which they find is in the hearts of people.
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03 7 17
 

ICNA CSJ Joins Faith Leaders to Condemn New Muslim Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 7, 2017 – Today, Rameez Abid, Communications Director of ICNA CSJ, stood with faith leaders in front of the White House to condemn the second version of President Trump’s fear based Executive Order (EO) targeting Muslim majority countries. The press conference was arranged by Faith in Public Life.
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03 7 17
 

Muslim Ban 2.0: ICNA Expresses Concerns

 
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
 
NEW YORK, NY (March 7, 2017) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), a grassroots organization of American Muslims, expresses concerns about the newly signed Executive order by President Trump, banning travel from 6 majority Muslim countries.
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02 9 17
 

Walkathon in support of refugees on Family Day

by Nouman Khalil, Feb 09, 2016, Mississauga News
 
Walk a couple of blocks in support of refugees coming to Canada. ICNA Canada’s Peel Chapter is hosting the Family Day Walkathon on Monday (Feb. 15) from 9.30 a.m. to noon at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga.
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01 26 17
 

Trump’s Expected Refugee Ban: Draws Sharp Criticism

BY Ally Schweitzer, WAMU
 
Following up on proposals made during his election campaign, President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order that would temporarily ban new visas and most refugees from seven countries in the Middle East and Africa.
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01 26 17
 

Muslim, Latino leaders announce collaboration

In wake of Trump presidency, Orange County Muslim, Latino community leaders announce collaboration
By DEEPA BHARATH / Orange County Register
 
ANAHEIM – Minutes after Donald J. Trump delivered his first address as President of the United States outside the Capitol in Washington, D.C., a group of about 50 Muslim and Latino community organizers held a news conference outside Anaheim City Hall announcing a formal uniting of those groups to form The Muslim-Latino Collaborative.
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01 24 17
 

Inauguration Day: Islamic Group Launches Hotline

WASHINGTON – A leading North American Islamic organization kicked off a new justice helpline on President Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day, January 20, to provide help and support to those who are targets of racism, xenophobia, and Islamophobia.
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01 24 17
 

Donald Trump becomes America's 45th President

By Steve Bittenbender, Editor, Government Security News
 
Donald John Trump, a New York real estate developer and businessman, took the oath of office Friday afternoon and officially became the 45th President of the United States.
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01 24 17
 

Donald Trump becomes America’s 45th President

By Steve Bittenbender, Editor, Government Security News
 
Donald John Trump, a New York real estate developer and businessman, took the oath of office Friday afternoon and officially became the 45th President of the United States.
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01 17 17
 

Year of Anti-Muslim Vitriol: Brands Promote Inclusion

By SAPNA MAHESHWARI, NY Times
 
A Microsoft commercial, “Spread Harmony,” was one of several recent ads from major American brands that prominently featured everyday Muslims.
 
The gentle piano music starts as the doorbell chimes. A white-haired Christian pastor greets his friend, a Muslim imam, and the two converse and laugh over a cup of tea, wincing about their creaky knees as they prepare to part ways.
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12 23 16
 

ICNA CSJ welcomes dismantling of NSEERS

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-—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-
 
Washington D.C. (Dec. 23, 2016) – ​ICNA Council for Social Justice (CSJ) welcomes President Barack Obama’s ending of the National Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS) program. This post 9/11 registry program required certain people from 25 countries to register with the federal government and check in for follow-ups.
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12 16 16
 

Signs From God

Billboard evangelists are decorating America in their image — and 2016 was their biggest year yet. That’s probably not a good sign.
 
by Ann-Derrick Gaillot, Photography by Adam Pape
 
One sunny afternoon in June 2005, Jess Gollish was driving south down a Michigan highway when she suddenly lost control of her car. It was her 21st birthday and she was on her way to celebrate with friends.
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12 6 16
 

'Get out of America' climate: Billboards are the reaction

‘Get out of America’: Pro-Islam billboards in Dallas a reaction to political climate
 
Naomi Martin, Dallas News, 12/6
 
Driving down Dallas highways lately, you may have noticed an unusual billboard tucked among the more expected ones advertising Christian churches.
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12 6 16
 

‘Get out of America’ climate: Billboards are the reaction

‘Get out of America’: Pro-Islam billboards in Dallas a reaction to political climate
 
Naomi Martin, Dallas News, 12/6
 
Driving down Dallas highways lately, you may have noticed an unusual billboard tucked among the more expected ones advertising Christian churches.
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