PHL COVID-19 Fund awards $400,000 to Philadelphia-area nonprofits
The PHL COVID-19 Fund has awarded $400,00 to 23 Philadelphia-area nonprofits in the latest round of grants. The fund, which launched March 19 to help local nonprofits in response to the pandemic, is a collaboration led by the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Foundation, and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.
Police, Muslim Community Join Forces to Distribute Backpacks to 400 Jersey City Children
JERSEY CITY, NJ – Volunteers from Islamic Circle of North America Relief (ICNA) joined with Jersey City police officers Saturday to give out 400 backpacks filled with schools supplies as well as 500 slices of pizzas.
NJ Leaders Seek Change In Policing Policy
NEW JERSEY — Protests continue in New Jersey this weekend as demonstrators across the nation march, rally and speak out against police brutality and systemic racism after the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
NJ Muslim Leaders Rally In Newark Against Police Brutality
NEWARK, NJ — A coalition of Muslim community groups in North Jersey will lead a rally to protest police brutality on Saturday, June 13 in Newark, organizers say.
Emergency Distribution by St. John’s Kitchen & ICNA Relief
ICNA Relief USA New Jersey, in coordination with St. John’s Soup Kitchen, will distribute food and hygiene supplies outside of St. John’s Roman Catholic Church in Newark to low-income individuals and families.
What Faith Looks Like Now: A Conversation With the Imam Omar Suleiman
Since I met Imam Omar Suleiman a few years ago, he’s been good at checking in from time to time, to see how I’m doing or to get my perspective on something. And I’ve found that it’s invaluable to get his take, or just to talk to him for a few minutes. He is a […]
How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during COVID-19
As the coronavirus causes real disruption to the lives of New Jerseyans, some residents will be disproportionately affected and many service agencies will be critically impacted.
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.
Massive rally of over 20,000 at UN. CSJ leads coalition.
[NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 27, 2019] – The New York chapter of ICNA Council for Social Justice (ICNA CSJ-NY) and other human rights and social justice organizations joined a coalition of over 20,000 protesters in front of the United Nations building in New York City to oppose the Indian government’s renewed oppression of Kashmiris.