Not-for-profits play an important part in our economic and social fabric.
[Muslims] are regularly reminded during this month that Prophet Muhammad was the most generous in Ramadan.
“Not everyone has the resources to give money or time in formal ways. Most people are just trying to survive and help people around them to survive.”
This list suggests further investment is needed in minority-led not-for-profits at the grassroots level.
Despite the national, regional and local examples of systemic racism, civil rights causes continue to be left behind by American philanthropy.
They have shown that they can do a great deal with very little.
The philanthropic sector continues to have failed to be transformed by the impact of 9/11 on Muslim Americans.
Not-for-profit collaborations are difficult and require operational resources.”
Sadly, philanthropy and American foundations have failed in their quest to be more inclusive when it comes to Muslim-led not-for-profits.
It is not antisemitic to criticize Israeli policies or to express solidarity with the cause of Palestinian rights.
Muslim Americans confront this code every time we try to build a house of worship; national and local opposition always comes roaring forward.
“It is therefore refreshing to see 10 GOP senators (including Indiana Sen. Todd Young) reach out to President Joe Biden on a new stimulus deal
Common ground does not mean slowing things down until the next election. Common ground means finding incremental solutions to fast-track into public policy before the next election.
In the midst of deep polarization, you don’t find common ground by being right—you seek a place to have a conversation.
Informed public policy that is inclusive of the diverse views of our state’s residents is better public policy.
Muslim Americans make up only 1% of the national population, but they play a more significant role in the front lines of COVID-19.
As a human being, I am flawed. That flaw includes racial bias and prejudice.
We need you to stand up to the hateful rhetoric that emanates from the White House and by many within your party.
Traditionally, these organizations have been overlooked by American foundations.
We must find a way to confront a new challenge that risks infecting and killing many.