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 … Read more Combating Islamophobia: Church and Mosque Partner in Mission
Naeem Baig, Executive Director of ICNA Council for Social Justice and the current President of Islamic Circle of North America, discusses in this short video why the Muslim community must continue their dialogue with the Catholic Church through interfaith. It is not just about boring discussions, he points out, but building relationships. The Catholics in this country were also persecuted … Read more ICNA CSJ Executive Director: Why Dialogue With the Catholic Church is Important
Today, ICNA CSJ participated in the annual D.C. Interfaith Leadership Summit hosted by Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington (IFCMW). The event took place at Howard University School of Divinity in Washington, D.C. from 1 P.M. – 7 P.M. According to the IFCMW website: “The purpose of this gathering is to provide a day of focused dialogue among young DC area leaders from a … Read more ICNA CSJ Participates in the 2016 Interfaith Leadership Summit in D.C.
Source: ICNA.ORG Texas Muslims, along with the rest of the American Muslims, have witnessed an increase in Islamophobia in 2015 starting with the protest in Garland Community Center in January until the recent protest in front of one of the oldest mosques in DFW, Islamic Association of North Texas, just this past Saturday. To combat Islamophobia, ICNA Dallas has launched … Read more “Best of Neighbors” Campaign to Build Bridges by ICNA