IMAN in the News

IMAN has been highlighted in media outlets as a leading Muslim voice on urban issues. View highlighted stories below, and see Print and Online News, Radio News, and Television News for more media clippings.

IMAN Featured in National PBS Story

In July 2017, the broad scope of IMAN’s work was profiled by PBS and presented to a national audience. The personal stories of dynamic staff and leaders, as well as the interconnectedness of IMAN programs, were on full display. Watch Here

Morgan Mini Mart Named Englewood’s Best Corner Store

IMAN’s Corner Store Campaign works closely with nearly 70 corner stores across the city. Check out this in-depth story in Chicago Magazine about one of our longtime partner stores: Morgan Mini Mart. Read More

Rami Nashashibi Interviewed on NPR

In light of the current political climate, IMAN Executive Director Rami Nashashibi reminds NPR host Rachel Martin that American Muslims will remain active and engaged in the larger movement for justice. Listen Here

Chicago Sun-Times Tells the Story of Green ReEntry

Award-winning Chicago Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg spends a day with the men of Green ReEntry, witnessing the powerful transformation of homes, lives and communities taking place every day. Read More

Buzz Growing Around MLK Memorial Project

This past Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, local families, community activists and elected officials came together for IMAN’s annual MLK Commemorative Luncheon. After enjoying good food and great company, guests were given a special tour of the workspace where the historic Martin Luther King Jr. Living Memorial is being constructed. Read More

Access to Healthier Choices Can Mean Healthier Living

Deffala, an animated man of Palestinian descent, has always tried to run a clean store. He and his customers seem to trust each other. “Look at my counter,” he said, gesturing toward the cash register, which, unlike some in the neighborhood, isn’t behind a plastic partition. “I’m open.” His efforts were fortified when the Inner-City Muslim Action Network asked him to be part of its campaign for better corner stores. Read More

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