Feb. 25 | #FightFearBuildPower: Refugee Remix Rally

On Saturday, Feb. 25, against the backdrop of Trump Tower, organizers, artists and activists will gather against the backdrop of Trump Tower for #FightFearBuildPower: Refugee Remix Rally. Join us as we collectively amplify the voices of those impacted by the recently blocked executive order, and build power based on solidarity, hope and commitment to true justice. IMAN thanks event sponsor Zakat Foundation of America, and co-conveners UCCRO and Equal Voice Chicago for helping make #FightFearBuildPower possible. Read More

IMAN ED Named Chicago Champion of Freedom

Amid applause from elected officials, long-time community organizers and fellow IMAN staff, Rami Nashashibi was honored as a City of Chicago Champion of Freedom during the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Breakfast. His remarks connected King’s legacy to current police and criminal justice reform efforts, and encouraged organizers and officials alike to embrace the Department of Justice report released that same day as a catalyst for real change. Read More

Green ReEntry Work Taking Root in ATL

IMAN Atlanta is primed to launch its first direct service as 2017 gets underway. After months of preparation, fundraising, securing community partnerships and acquiring property, Green ReEntry will soon begin working with formerly incarcerated Muslim men in the ATL Metro Area. Participants will enter IMAN’s unique and holistic regiment of transitional housing, spiritual development, basic education, life skills instruction, on-the-job construction training, and job placement support. 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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