FOR Blogs

Our Deepest Prayers and Condolences to the victims and families of those slain in Orlando

AsSalaamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatu (May the peace and blessings of Allah be with all of you) My Dear Brothers and Sisters,

De-Incarceration, a Different Drum so Needed

Razia, Maya, Sabia, Kathy, Libby and Buddy participate in a walk from Chicago to Thomson prison. (VCNV photos.)

☪ Ramadan Kareem! رمضان كريم

The holiest month of the Islamic calendar, Ramadan, has come. Muslims and others observers of Ramadan around the world are greeting each other with wishes for a Ramadan Kareem or a Generous Ramadan.

Press Release: House Speaker Paul Ryan to host interfaith activists campaigning to stem tide of Islamophobia

June 2nd, 2016: Representatives of the nation’s oldest interfaith peace organization, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, along with members of the local Muslim community will meet with Rep. Paul Ryan, the nation’s highest ranking elected Republican and Speaker of the House of Representatives, in his hometown of Janesville, Wisconsin today.

Join us in urging Speaker Ryan to help #EndIslamophobia

Your support of the #GiveRefugeesRest campaign to end Islamophobia and welcome refugees continues to build incredible momentum.

Should President Obama Apologize for Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

What if President Obama did take time during his official visit to Hiroshima to apologize for the atomic bombs? Who would the President be speaking for? After-all, the overwhelming majority of soldiers who fought in WWII have not offered an apology nor do they want someone else to offer one for them.