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TMO Foundation Essay Contest

Essay Contest Rules: Please visit the TMO Foundation website for more information and rules–the list printed here is not exhaustive and may be changed so please visit the website):  Essays must be submitted by July 8th.  Several prizes / scholarships will be awarded in each category to the best essays as selected by a panel […]

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May 2, 2013

Fatimah Waseem Wins TMO Foundation Essay Contest

Fatimah Waseem is a very impressive young woman. While she was not able to attend the TMO Foundation fundraiser and awards banquet this past Sunday, she did send a videotape which showcased her brilliance and ability to use words in unique and powerful ways.

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September 27, 2012

Who Will Tell Your Story?

TMO Foundation’s Third Annual Fundraiser and Awards Banquet

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September 27, 2012

Muslims & Healthcare

TMO Foundation undertook this research project to find out how Muslims feel about the health care system approved by the US Congress and now under review by the Supreme Court.

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May 17, 2012

Commemorating September 11th in Detroit

Many communities held events and ceremonies that commemorated the anniversary of 9/11, including Wayne State University (WSU), in downtown Detroit.

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September 22, 2011

Youngstown Ohio Remembers 9/11

By Jessica Valsi This year marked the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. The attacks took the lives of many, and shook the hearts of all Americans. Ten years later, the impact of those attacks echoes in lives, fears, and prayers in our communities. A large and diverse group of Youngstown community members gathered […]

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September 19, 2011

Building Bridges Across a Diverse Community

Christian, Muslim, and Jewish religious leaders reflect on September 11th in Indiana

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September 15, 2011

Phoenicians Partner for Peace

As the nation united to peacefully acknowledge the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, Arizona State University (ASU), held an interfaith service, inviting Muslims, Christians and Jews.

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September 15, 2011

Ambassadors of Islam

The event was organized by the Islamic Society of Greater Lafayette and drew a crowd young and old, with local families and their children joining with students from nearby Purdue University, as well as non-Muslim visitors taking advantage of the congregation’s open invitation to the community.

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September 1, 2011

Islam and America: Toward Common Ground

TMO Editor’s Note: This is the second essay that tied for third place in the TMO Foundation’s Second Annual Essay Competition, 2011.

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September 1, 2011

Women: The Touchstone of Modernization

TMO Editor’s Note: This essay tied for third place in the 2011 TMO Foundation Essay Contest.

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August 11, 2011

Unity in Diversity

This is the second prize winner in the TMO Foundation 2011 Essay Contest.

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July 28, 2011

Unity in Diversity

Today is the first day I began wearing the Hijab, a head-covering that is required to be worn in my religion for all girls at the age of nine. Today, I walked into school with palms sweating, ears burning, and a heartbeat so loud it could be heard a mile away.

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July 21, 2011

A Model Muslim City (Politically): Hamtramck, Michigan (part 3 of 3)

The 3rd part of a 3 part series on Hamtramck. A TMO Foundation research project.

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October 28, 2010

A Model Muslim City (Politically): Hamtramck, Michigan

TMO Foundation research report on Hamtramck

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October 14, 2010

TMO Foundation Awards

The not-for-profit TMO Foundation began its foray into onto the national stage this past weekend with a fundraiser and awards ceremony whose keynote speaker was Chris Hedges, the Pulitzer prize winning journalist and author who was the Middle East Bureau Chief for the New York Times.

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August 12, 2010

Pulitzer Prize Winner Hedges to Speak to Journalism Students

Chris Hedges to speak August 6th at Byblos in Dearborn

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August 5, 2010