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Korematsu legacy inspires anti-profiling strategies

ICCNC: Last Sunday an event was held in Albany.We have republished their article on the event here for you According to an East Bay Times article. In the face of divisive rhetoric about immigrants and with a history lesson as a jumping-off point, diverse communities gathered over a meal to discuss common challenges in the current political climate. At the Albany ...

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ICCNC:We Stand in Solidarity with the Jewish Community Against these Crimes

ICCNC: The Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC) In a statement, Condemned the desecration of Jewish cemetery. According to this statement: this appalling act of desecration against the cemetery and all forms of hate crimes being committed against the Jewish American community.  We stand in solidarity with the Jewish community against these crimes. The full text of the statement is as follows: ...

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Shoulder-to-Shoulder, an Interfaith Organization Dedicated to Ending Anti-Muslim Sentiment

ICCNC: Last Friday about 30 people assembled In Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California To support the Muslim community. came out of a suggestion by Shoulder-to-Shoulder, an interfaith organization dedicated to ending anti-Muslim sentiment. The crowd came to show friendship and solidarity, especially in light of the recent executive order by President Donald Trump banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. The rain was beginning ...

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Muslim People Helping Friends in Oakland:The Family and Parents of Warehouse Fire Victim

ICCNC: Statement of Condolences from the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California for the victims of the Oakland Warehouse Fire: The fire that broke out at the warehouse on 31st Avenue in Oakland late at night on Friday, December 2nd and claimed the lives of 36 Oakland residents was a bitter, heart-rending tragedy. Many families that were preparing for a happy ...

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Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) and Social Justice In ICCNC

ICCNC:”Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) and Social Justice” Program: Prayer, dinner, Quranic recitation, Mawludi and sufi music by Sheikh Yassir Chadly and the Moroccans, and lectures by: Parvez Ahmad – Chief Development Officer & General Counsel at Ta’leef Collective Dr. Marianne Farina – Professor of Philosophy and Theology and the Graduate Theological Union The program is free and open to people of ...

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Talk About the Book of William Chittick “In Search of the Lost Heart: Explorations in Islamic Thoughts”

ICCNC:Professor William C. Chittick talked about his book“In Search of the Lost Heart: Explorations in IslamicThought”in ICCNC on May 4th, 2013. William C. Chittick is a leading translator and interpreter of classical Islamic philosophical and mystical texts. He is best known for his groundbreaking work on Rumi and Ibn ‘Arabi and has written extensively on the school of Ibn ‘Arabi, Islamic ...

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