Corona crisis: US witnesses rise in hunger, poverty and unemployment
The world’s largest economy, the US, is facing extreme hunger and poverty as the economic activities have been affected due to the corona pandemic while many forecast dark days ahead due to continued economic shutdowns. In certain cases, bread-earners have become victim to coronavirus and their families are in trouble as they cannot run their […]
USCMO Holds Coronavirus Crisis Teleconf. for Leaders
(Washington, D.C., 3/26/2020) — The U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations convened its first National Muslim Leadership Teleconference on the Coronavirus Covid-19 contagion’s impact on the Muslim community on March 21. Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Andre Carson (D-IN) participated along with 113 organizational leaders.
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Houses of worship help those effected by virus outbreak
(RNS) — The United Methodist Church has long promoted abstinence from alcohol. But that didn’t stop City Road Chapel in the suburbs of Nashville, Tennessee, from announcing a Bar and Restaurant Workers Help Fund this week to assist locals whose food-service jobs have been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus: death warrant for low-income residents
By Khurram Shahzad While getting gas in a rest area at New Jersey Turnpike, I asked the guy, Shahzaib Malik, who was filling up my car tank, aren’t you scared of Coronavirus? Of course, I am but I can’t stay home so I am here and working, Shahzaib replied sadly.
Western Dawah Road Trip Underway
(Dec. 27, 2019, Los Angeles, Calif.) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) launched its dawah (outreach) road trip in the West.
Rally for Kashmir in Los Angeles by ICNA CSJ
(LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9, 2019) – ICNA Council for Social Justice-California today organized the country’s largest and one of the first rallies for Kashmir in Los Angeles in collaboration with other organizations to protest India’s recent moves in Kashmir.
Joint Ramadan greeting by S. Californian Muslim Orgs
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— Southern California, CA (May 4, 2019) – The Southern California Chapter of The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) joined other organizations that represent the Muslims of Southern California, in issuing the first joint Ramadan greeting to the community.
ICNA condemns Synagogue attack, deplores rising hate
—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— NEW YORK, NY (April 27, 2019) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) condemns today’s attack on the Chabad-Lubavitch synagogue in Poway near San Diego, Calif., that killed one and injured three.