Join IMAN “On the Table”

The Chicago Community Trust is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year with an ambitious vision—to reimagine philanthropy and make Chicagoland the most philanthropic region in the nation. IMAN is joining the celebration by participating in On the Table 2015, the Trust’s yearlong campaign to celebrate everyday philanthropists. IMAN’s On the Table conversation will be held over refreshments on May 12th between 4:30pm and 6:30pm at our Youth and Arts Wellness Center at 2747 W. 63rd Street. RSVP here.

National Health Forum Calls for Community Organizing

From March 18th to 22nd, an IMAN delegation visited Washington, D.C. for the National Association of Community Health Centers’ (NACHC) Policy and Issues Forum, which commemorated the 50th anniversary of U.S. Community Health Centers. Read More

Muslim Run Tours Philly Stores

In March, IMAN organizers Shamar Hemphill and Sara Hamdan traveled to Philadelphia to visit The Food Trust, a local organization dedicated to nutrition education and increasing access to affordable, healthy food. IMAN has drawn from their Healthy Corner Store Initiative model in Philadelphia to help inform the Muslim Run campaign. Read More

Buzz Builds for MLK Memorial and New Arts Center

Collective struggle, enduring trials, and transcendence: The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. exemplifies all of these qualities and continues to inspire IMAN’s work today. In a recent DeenTV appearance, Executive Director Dr. Rami Nashashibi shared some big news about the planned MLK Memorial in Marquette Park: The memorial will be unveiled on August 5, 2016 during the Takin’ It to the Streets festival — on the 50th anniversary of King’s historic march through the park. Read More


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Without the generous support of our partnering foundations and institutions, IMAN wouldn’t be able to do its work. Thank you!



IMAN is a community organization that fosters health, wellness and healing in the inner-city by organizing for social change, cultivating the arts and operating a holistic health center. Learn more about IMAN