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National Muslim Soup Kitchen Day feeds needy
Capital Region Muslims offer food to needy at eight locations
By Paul Grondahl, April 28, 2016, Albany
Uzma Popal will coordinate hundreds of volunteers preparing and serving meals for nearly 1,000 homeless and needy people across the Capital Region on Saturday as part of an inaugural National Muslim Soup Kitchen Day.
Over 300 Muslims Lobby Congress On Advocacy Day
By Hena Zuberi, TML, 03 May 2016
Tasneem Ahmed rode in from Virginia with a bus full of delegates from around the country to Capitol Hill. The grandmother who is a retired computer scientist came —along with 330 others —to ask her Congressmen and Senators to denounce anti-Muslim bigotry. It was her first experience with lobbying.
Muslim mosque holds open house Saturday
By Gary Gibula, Naperville Sun
April 30, 2016 – In an effort to dispel preconceptions about the Muslim faith, several local mosques have been conducting open houses in recent weeks and inviting the public to find out more about their religion and culture.
Event centered on discussion of Islam hosted in Marshfield
By Adam Hocking, Editor
MARSHFIELD — A near capacity crowd squeezed into the Hub City Ballroom at Marshfield’s Holiday Inn Conference Center on Saturday, April 23, pursuing common goals of education and understanding.
2016: The Year of the Muslim American Vote
By: Kira Margoshes, April 21, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C.-It has often been said that history is written by the winners, but what about those who shape history in the making? That is what the American Muslim communities nationwide are going to find out. With the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) the goal to register a million American Muslim citizens for the upcoming presidential election is underway.