In This Issue
Save the Date
IMAN's Annual Fundraising Dinner
Community Café: World Music Festival–Join us, on Saturday, September 20, at Beverly Arts Center for an eclectic mix of music inspired by the traditional and contemporary sounds of Malaysia, YUNA and Diplomats of Drum.
Jum'ah Khutbah by Usama Canon–Join us at 1 PM next Friday, September 19 at the IMAN Youth and Arts Wellness Center.
IMAN Sessions will be a three-part series lead by Scholar-in-Residence Ubaidullah Evans and other local scholars and leaders. IMAN Sessions provides prospective and established IMAN leaders the space to remain connected to our campaigns, share our collective stories and better connect to the spiritual drive behind the work we do at IMAN.
Each One Teach One: monthly sessions are geared for young people. Follow up with Shamar Hemphill for more info.
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An IMAN Update
By Sara Hamdan – Muslim Run Coordinator/Organizer IMAN
During the next month, IMAN leaders will be hitting the pavement to register the community to vote. Six days a week, leaders will be stationed in and around three of our Muslim Run corner stores. As we continue to push to transform corner stores across Englewood and West Englewood into sites of community education and engagement, we believe that voter education and empowerment centered in and around these stores is a key tool to ensure that voices from the community are heard. Read More
By Harun McGraw – IMAN Youth board Member
Over the past three months, both youth and adult leaders have been hard at work cultivating IMAN’s back yard garden at the new Green ReEntry home. The backyard garden will serve as a vehicle for building strong relationships between leaders in the home and residents of the surrounding community. It’s not only about growing fresh produce and eating healthy, but it’s about the idea of inspiring new ways of thinking about community life. Read More
By Altaf Kaiseruddin – Medical Director IMAN
If you’ve never heard the saying that health is not just the absence of an illness, then we welcome you to the world of behavioral and mental health. Behavioral health is about addressing mental health needs which range from severe mental illness to supporting people to grow in their own lives. The IMAN Health Clinic remains committed to the health and wellness of all, and seeks to strengthen its behavioral health capacity. The Clinic has staffed a clinical psychologist, Michelle Anderson, PhD, to offer direct services and expand the program. Dr. Anderson has an extensive background in community mental health needs. Read More