Farmers’ Market Debuts with Healthy, Affordable Options

Chicago Lawn residents and IMAN supporters file into our inaugural Fresh Beats & Eats Farmers’ Market each Sunday, as we kick off the latest effort to increase access to affordably priced, healthy foods in our community. Read More

“It’s Literally Killing Us”

Over a decade ago, researchers like Mari Gallagher asserted that “food deserts” were literally killing Chicagoans—mostly low-income African-Americans living across the South and West Sides. IMAN has galvanized its unique position to work toward a grassroots solution to this crisis. Read More

Sick & Tired

Many of the 2000 patients who have visited IMAN’s Free Community Health Clinic in 2015 have come in sick and often very tired. One day soon, God willing, IMAN’s clinic will be significantly sustained via the resources generated through a federally reimbursed billing process. For now, though, this clinic and its thousands of patients across the Chicagoland area rely on YOU. Read More

Converting the Corner

There is a corner on the 6200 block of South Fairfield that has seen its share of life and death. Five years ago, this corner was the stage of persistent violence and mayhem for residents and families. After several years of organizing with our larger community to reclaim that corner, we’ve cut the ribbon on the Fairfield building and our block has become one of the area’s safest. Read More


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