Sign Petition: It’s not religion but easy access to assault weapons. Tell Congress to enact common sense gun reform

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To be delivered to The United States House of Representatives and The United States Senate: There are more mass shootings in the U.S. than in any other country in the world. It is reported that U.S. is home to nearly a third of world’s mass shootings.[1] There is a culture of violence in our country and it is resulting in

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ICNA CSJ Focuses on Social Justice Issues at the 41st ICNA-MAS Convention

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ICNA Council for Social Justice (CSJ) help organize and set up social justice campaigns and booths in the 41st ICNA-MAS convention in Baltimore, MD during the Memorial Day weekend: Virtual Reality Solitary Confinement Station Social justice campaigns included a virtual reality solitary confinement station, where people could actually see and feel what it is like to be in solitary cell.

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ICNA Strongly Condemns Barbaric Shooting in Florida Nightclub

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Islamic Circle of North America Condemns the barbaric attack in Orlando. On behalf of the Islamic Circle of North America, ICNA, we join our fellow Americans in condemning this act of violence. We offer our condolence to the families for their great loss from this tragic event. We strongly denounce any act of killing regardless of motives and faith of

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Combating Islamophobia: Church and Mosque Partner in Mission

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Source: Mount Vernon Gazette Nearly 100 members of the Mount Vernon Unitarian Church (MVUC) and the northern Virginia chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA VA) came together in friendship and cooperation to address the growing issue of Islamophobia in American society at a meeting on Saturday, May 21, at the church, 1909 Windmill Lane, Alexandria. Over the

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ICNA Participates in the Fair Chance Act

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By Abdus-Salaam Musa The South East Queens Muslim Collective and the Islamic Circle of North America presented an event with the Human Rights Commission of New York City on the the Fair Chance Act. The Fair Chance Act described an individuals rights for employment and housing if they had been previously arrested. There was a brief historical presentation by Imam Aiyub

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ICNA Activist Advocates for Felons’ Vote in Virginia

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Source: Mount Vernon Voice A local advocate for restoring voting rights to former felons, Mohamed B. Rahman, was invited to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s announcement of his executive order restoring the civil rights of 206,000 former felons in Virginia on April 22. He may even have planted the idea. “I have been engaged in community work on this issue for three

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ICNA Participates in Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

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Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) joined other Muslim organizations on April 18, 2016 as part of Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill. The event is an annual project of the U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), whose mission is to open effective communication and coordination spectrum between all American Muslim organizations. This was the second year that the organizations met

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