Winnetka-based non-profit hosts community discussion to state core beliefs, plan local action. By Jonah Meadows There’s no Presidential State of the Union address in a year a new president is inaugurated. Instead, this year, hundreds of members of communities of Chicago and its northern suburbs gathered at St. Nicholas Church
More than 1,000 people of different faiths marched in solidarity with the Muslim community on Sunday in Morton Grove. by Genevieve Bookwalter About 500 people packed the basement of the Muslim Education Center Sunday while hundreds more spilled upstairs and outside the building, during an interfaith demonstration calling for sanctuary
Multiracial and multi-faith group joined by elected officials to express solidarity with of Muslim and Arab, immigrant, LGBT, Jewish communities and with those with disabilities The day after Chicagoans shut down O’Hare Airport to force the release of detained refugee families and resist President Trump’s ongoing flurry of executive orders
Lesley Williams of Evanston is the inaugural recipient of the Spirit of Open Communities Award. Thank you all so much. To be honored at the same program as the astounding Susan Trieschmann and legendary justice team members like Nina Raskin, Betty Ester and Bennett Johnson is overwhelming. I want to
An estimated 350-400 people gathered in Evanston on December 15 to show their solidarity with our Muslim neighbors throughout Chicago’s northern suburbs. Organized by Lesley Williams, an Evanstonian, and co-sponsored by about a dozen local organizations, the event began with a blessing from Tahera Ahmad, the Associate Chaplain and Director
By Marissa Page Hundreds of Evanston and Chicago residents, community organizers and religious leaders gathered at Evanston’s Fountain Square for an anti-Islamophobia demonstration Tuesday evening, a few hours before the fifth Republican primary debate. Recent statements from Republican presidential candidates such as Donald Trump, who called for a ban on
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