IMAN Organizers Train Multigenerational LA Cohort

For the second time, IMAN organizers traveled to California to train Bayan Claremont students and leaders from Islah LA on the essentials of effective, transformative grassroots community organizing. An engaged group of over 40 leaders participated in the weekend-long training, which was hosted in South Central Los Angeles at Islah LA headquarters. Read More

Organizers, Artists Brave Cold to #FightFearBuildPower

Despite freezing temperatures and strong winds, organizers, activists, artists and committed families gathered near Trump Tower for #FightFearBuildPower: Refugee Remix Rally last Saturday to collectively lift up the voices of refugee and undocumented communities. Commissioner Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia reminded the crowd to stay vigilant against individual acts of oppression, while Fr. Michael Pfleger linked the cold weather to the harsh conditions that asylum-seekers of all backgrounds face on a daily basis while seeking justice and stability for their families. Read More

IMAN ATL Breaks Ground, Leads Interfaith Efforts

IMAN Atlanta has been extremely active as it continues to carve out its place in the larger metro area. The Atlanta Green ReEntry cohort broke ground on its first renovation project along with dozens of local volunteers. In addition to launching the reentry work, IMAN ATL staff and leaders played key roles in several interfaith efforts that successfully highlighted the importance of health, wellness and healing in an inner-city context. Read More

Sign the Pledge: #FightFearBuildPower

On MLK Day 2017, dedicated activists, committed faith leaders and community members of all backgrounds gathered at Fighting Fear/Building Power: Renewing the Call for a Beloved Community, a powerful two-city event presented by IMAN. Talib Kweli and Jay Electronica performed in ATL and Chicago respectively, while dozens of organizations and over 1000 people committed to a pledge of solidarity and mutual support. Thank you to our generous sponsors, the Marguerite Casey Foundation and Zakat Foundation of America, and to our fellow co-conveners Equal Voice Chicago and UCCRO. Sign the Pledge Today!

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