Islamic Charitable Organizations
Muslims generally strive to be generous and humble in their charitable contributions, but it is getting harder to do so in today's climate of suspicion and fear. Some Islamic charities have been shut down on allegations of re-routing funds to terrorist causes, causing Muslims to become wary of where their money is going. We have scaled down the...
These Muslims and Muslim organizations are active in efforts to protect Earth's environment.
In his book "Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet," author Ibrahim Abdul-Matin outlines Islam's teachings about the environment, and encourages American Muslims to become more conscious of what they can do to protect the planet.
Muslim Elected to Congress
In 2006, Rep. Keith Ellison was elected to serve in the U.S. Congress. After having been raised in a Roman Catholic family, Mr. Ellison converted to Islam while studying in university.
Islam and Earth Day
A reflection on the teachings of Islam in relation to the environment, in honor of Earth Day.
Anti-Muslim Incident Report
In early 2001 (prior to 9/11), the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) issued its 6th-annual report on the status of Muslim civil rights in the United States.
Film Review: "Kingdom of Heaven"
A review of the new Ridley Scott film, Kingdom of Heaven, starring Orlando Bloom and Liam Neeson and set during the Crusades.
CAIR: Council on American-Islamic Relations
Main website for the leading Islamic advocacy and lobby organization in the United States.
Muslim Public Affairs Council
Political lobby organization in the U.S. Site includes opinion pieces and news releases.
Muslims Against Family Violence
Grass-roots organization to educate and prevent domestic violence in the Muslim community.
American Muslim Council
The American Muslim Council was established in 1990 to increase the effective participation of American Muslims in the U.S. political and public policy arenas.
Muslim Women's League
MWL is a nonprofit American Muslim organization working to implement the values of Islam and thereby reclaim the status of women as free, equal and vital contributors to society.
Ten things you can do to fight poverty
Soundvision provides these tips for Muslim families.
Universal Islamic Declaration of Human Rights
In 1981, a group of scholars and jurists released this set of human rights declarations which they had compiled based upon the teachings of the Qur'an and Sunnah.