|In This Issue |
| An IMAN Update |
In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama talked about the U.S. “winning the future.” Through its organizing, direct services, and arts programming, IMAN has always endeavored to provide a holistic model for developing inner-city communities. We realized very early in this work that to do so required a sincere commitment to youth development and leadership cultivation, providing the resources for youth as the future leaders in their communities. At IMAN, we are committed to winning the future by developing the future. Read More
The U.S. State Department has appointed IMAN’s Director of Arts and Culture, Asad Jafri, to the Center Stage Artist Advisory Committee. Center Stage is an international exchange program that will bring performing artists from around the globe to tour throughout the U.S. in 2012. The program is an effort by the United States government, in partnership with the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), to demonstrate respect and understanding of cultures by bringing international performing artists to the U.S. so that Americans can grow in their appreciation and understanding of other nations, while providing opportunities to international performers. Read More
As the brothers retrofitting IMAN's first transitional home for the Green Reentry Program complete construction of the house, we are looking for furniture to help make this house a home. If you have new or used furniture that you would like to donate, please contact Green Reentry Program Coordinator Ma'Alam Abdullah at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-434-4626. As with other gifts to IMAN, your donation is both tax-deductible and viewed as a trust between you and us.
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