With almost two thirds of Americans saying they never met a Muslim, an American Muslim group is seeking to change this by hosting mosque open houses to show Americans the true nature of their faith.
GainPeace, a Chicago-based nonprofit organization, has launched a new campaign titled ‘Liberty & Justice for All’ to target all Americans, educating them on the values shared between Islam and the US constitution.
The recent elections have drawn upon deepest fears of immigrant groups nationwide, with the small but growing Muslim community fearfully anticipating Trump administration as one that threatens their security and peace of mind.
Finding themselves in a tumultuous political environment created by the latest election, American Muslims gathering in Chicago for the annual MAS-ICNA convention are questioning their presence in society, in their pursuit for credibility and authenticity.
The 15th Annual MAS-ICNA Convention, one of the largest and most diverse Islamic conventions in North America, will kick off in Chicago on Monday, December 26, to discuss the problems facing Muslims worldwide and particularly those in the US.
A leading US Muslim organization kicked out recently an outreach campaign around Dallas to convey the true message of Islam in response to rising hate fueled by presidential election campaign.
As Hurricane Matthew completely shut down the Bahamas, Helping Hand for Relief and Development, a Muslim-based non-profit group in Houston, has kicked relief efforts around the US and Haiti to help evacuees.
A leading American Muslim organization has hosted an open day in the park to offer students preparing to get back to school on Monday new supplies, the event planned to break barriers and stereotypes.
Muslims make up 0.9% of America’s 322 million population, according to a Pew research study released in April, 2015. Non-official numbers put the number at 7-8 million Muslims.
Muslim volunteers from the Islamic Circle of North America Relief have handed out 700 ‘mercy bags’ to needy seniors and homeless, in the second year of service project in Baltimore.