|In This Issue
IMAN in the Media
Last weekend, IMAN’s work, and the communities we serve and partner with, were featured in a national story called Muslim Community Building in Chicago on PBS. Watch the full story.
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An IMAN Update
By IMAN Staff
We would like to extend another Blessed Ramadan to you all. During Ramadan 2013, we are focused on the spiritual commitment that inspired an earlier legacy of sacrifice and struggle to address the historical disconnect and neglect of urban communities across America. For us, that Legacy Continues as we devote our staff’s time during these summer months to addressing issues and implementing programs critical to the communities we serve, and by trying to harness the spiritual and social blessings of the month to deepen all our efforts. If you are in the Chicagoland, please consider joining us for one or more of these special activities taking place during Ramadan: Read More
By Altaf Kaiseruddin - Medical Director IMAN
The IMAN Health Clinic, which began as a response to the lack of access to healthcare on the South Side of Chicago, has made a commitment to community education, allowing the Clinic to serve as a site for the mutually beneficial presence and development of young professionals in health care. In fact, Medical students have always played a central role in the Clinic, from helping to found it to the recently increased involvement of and strategic partnership with medical students from the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine. Read More
By Alia Bilal - Executive Associate IMAN
IMAN believes in creating safe, empowering, spiritually nurturing, and fun spaces to help grow and develop young people into community leaders. Digital Media Masters, part of youth programming at IMAN, creates one such space that also bridges the digital divide often found in low-income neighborhoods. The program empowers students to create and distribute digital media through the Internet using the latest tools, techniques and open-source software. Such skills will be highly useful in allowing communities to create their own streams of income as well as imparting marketable job skills for further career development. Read More