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When there’s no place to go

When there’s no place to go

Muna had only been in the U.S. for a few years when she and her husband decided to separate. A refugee from Iraq, Muna spoke little English. Other than her children, she had no family in the country and had never lived on her own before. “Where can I go?” she thought....
Srebrenica Genocide: ICNA Observes 25th Anniversary

Srebrenica Genocide: ICNA Observes 25th Anniversary

—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— NEW YORK, NY (July 10, 2020) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) remembers and commemorates the 25-year anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide1 that occurred in Bosnia and Herzegovina during July 11-22, 1995. As the Bosnian war was...
Glendale Heights Plans Food Distribution

Glendale Heights Plans Food Distribution

A food distribution event for families affected by COVID-19 will be from 9:30 a.m. through 1 p.m. Saturday, June 13, in the parking lot of Camera Park, 101 E. Fullerton Ave., Glendale Heights. The event is sponsored by Glendale Heights in conjunction with the Northern...
More Good News From San Gabriel City

More Good News From San Gabriel City

The Mosque of San Gabriel sits back from the street so it’s easy to miss as you drive along Las Tunas. Originally a house, the congregation purchased it in 1984, and received their license in 1987. Approximately 200 members come from San Gabriel, Alhambra, Rosemead,...
NJ Leaders Seek Change In Policing Policy

NJ Leaders Seek Change In Policing Policy

NEW JERSEY — Protests continue in New Jersey this weekend as demonstrators across the nation march, rally and speak out against police brutality and systemic racism after the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. In Newark, a coalition of North Jersey Muslim...
Islamic charities scramble to raise money during Ramadan

Islamic charities scramble to raise money during Ramadan

By Emily Haynes Charitable giving is a fixture at prayers and community meals during Ramadan, but this year, Islamic nonprofits had to innovate quickly to reach donors as they sheltered in place throughout the holy month. Many Islamic charities rely on donations that...