Rami Nashashibi Named 2017 MacArthur Fellow

IMAN Executive Director Rami Nashashibi was recently named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow (aka the “Genius Grant”) for his leadership, a powerful validation of IMAN’s model and transformative Muslim-led work in urban communities. Read More

IMAN’s 20th Anniversary Annual Fundraising Dinner

On December 2nd, friends, families and supporters will gather at the historic South Shore Cultural Center as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of IMAN’s work, and lift up powerful plans for continuing to cultivate the health and vitality of inner-city neighborhoods in Chicago, Atlanta and beyond. Purchase Tickets Today!

Green ReEntry Expands Outreach with New Staff

To facilitate the continued success of Green ReEntry participants, IMAN has hired three highly skilled full-time staff: Case Manager Billy Moore, and Case Workers Ali Kanoya and Gemali Ibrahim. We sat down with the new team to learn more about their stories and their vision for Green ReEntry’s future growth. Read More

Fresh Beats & Eats Enlivens Southwest Side Streets

For the third consecutive summer, IMAN’s Fresh Beats & Eats Farmers Market has enlivened West 63rd Street with vibrant tables of fresh organic produce, various vendors offering homemade treats, and exciting artistic expression. This year’s market season kicked off with a special musical guest all the way from New Orleans: Amir Gray & The Tubatones. 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