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

On Being Rami Nashashibi

Over the years, Rami has stayed true to his mission of unifying diverse communities in pursuit of social justice. However, we understand that the IMAN story is bigger than just one person. Read More

The Way of a Warrior

While my family and I have been in full celebration mode with the rest of the team this last month, we have also been in full Ramadan mode, remembering those special things that go beyond any sports championship.  More specifically, I have been thinking about IMAN, an organization that embodies the merciful spirit of Ramadan all year round that drew me to it almost 15 years ago. 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