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Community News 16-36

Raheela Ahmed appointed to Board of Regents Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has appointed an Indian American woman Raaheela Ahmed as Student Regent to the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents. She is one of a handful of women that have been selected for this honour in the history of the system. With this […]

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August 28, 2014

ISPU Appoints Meira Neggaz as Executive Director

Washington, DC – The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding today announced that Meira Neggaz will join the institute as its new Executive Director.

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August 28, 2014

Presidential Appointment: Fatima Noor

The University of Memphis’ Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) program graduate Fatima Noor has been appointed special assistant in the Office of the Director for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security

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August 28, 2014

Phoenix Wants to Use Drones

Recently, police departments in a few states have considered the use of drones to assist in fighting crime.

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August 21, 2014

‘Eid Celebration, Indian Consulate NYC

Message of Peace and Harmony marked the Eid Celebration at Indian Consulate in Manhattan on August 12, 2014. By Juned Qazi & Sabina Ali Attendees at the Indian Consulate ‘Eid celebration in Manhattan, with awards presented to them at the consulate.     Prominent members of the Indian American community gathered at the Consulate General […]

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August 21, 2014

Community News 16-35

community news 16-35

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August 21, 2014

Los Angeles on the March

Human rights march against Israeli brutality

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August 21, 2014

Rebellion in Ferguson: A Rising Heat in the Suburbs

By Chris Hedges Community organizer and People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Lawrence Hamm. Photo from People’s Organization for Progress website NEWARK, N.J.—The public reaction to the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.,exposes the shifting dynamic of rebellion and repression in the United States. Spontaneous uprisings against the […]

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August 21, 2014

Major Mosque ISOC Selects Woman President

TMO Stringer The Islamic Society of Orange County, a major Los Angeles area Muslim institution and probably one of the biggest mosques in America, has selected Duaa Hana Alwan to be its new president. Her press release making the announcement is below: “Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.  May the peace and blessings of Allah […]

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August 21, 2014

Outstanding Service Award to Dr. Ahmed Abdelmageed

Manchester University College of Pharmacy in Indiana recently honored three of its members for faculty excellence. Dr. Ahmed Abdelmageed was given the Outstanding Service Award. Dr. Abdelmageed earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from Ferris State University College of Pharmacy and most recently was founding director of experiential education at Husson University College of Pharmacy. 16-35

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August 21, 2014

ISPU Appoints Mogahed

The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding is pleased to welcome Dalia Mogahed as the institute’s new Director of Research.

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August 14, 2014

Multi-Tasking Couple Finishes Phds on Consecutive Days

Adeel Ajaib thinks that he and his wife, Fariha Nasir, will probably look back on 2014 sometime in the future — when their lives are less hectic — and ask each other in amazement, “How did we do that?”

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August 14, 2014

ISNA President’s Letter to the American Muslim Community

ISNA letter

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August 14, 2014

Ahmed Daver Faheem to lead W.Virginia Medical Board

Dr. Ahmed Daver Faheem, a Nizamabad (Telangana) born psychiatrist and an alumnus of Aligarh Muslim University’s medical college, has been elected president of West Virginia Board of Medicine for a two year term.

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August 14, 2014

Community News (16-33)

community news 16-33

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August 7, 2014

Compassionate Care Network Builds Health Coverage

The Compassionate Care Network (CCN) supported the residents of Libertyville IL to receive additional information and assistance on health coverage through the “Get Covered America” program throughout Ramadan.

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August 7, 2014

Community News 16-32

community news 16-32

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July 31, 2014

Chaand Raat and Unification

What I find particularly beautiful about Eid is the unification it brings amongst us all.

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July 31, 2014

Los Angeles Stands with Gaza

By Susan Schwartz, TMO As Israeli atrocities against the already beleaguered nation of Gaza escalate, so does public revulsion and outrage around the world. Rallies and demonstrations condemning Israeli war policies have reached epic numbers. In the Los Angeles area protests against the war were held at the Israeli Consulate and at the Federal Building […]

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July 31, 2014

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