June 17, 2017

Rabata statement in response to the verdict in the Yanez trial:   As we grieve for the life of Philando Castile and all the other black and brown men and women who have been killed by police, and as we face the hard questions of law, policy, training, and deep...

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Bridges!

Are you tired? Do your bones, heart and sinew ache with hurt for humanity? Are you making furtive glances over at the Muslim corner, wondering how to approach, how to help? Are you a Muslim peeking out of your silo wondering where to start? Have we all finally united in...

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A Letter

Dear Trump Supporter,   I am not afraid of you.   I know you are good and kind. You brush your children’s teeth before bed and eat oatmeal for breakfast. You shop online and binge watch television when you’ve had a tough day. I do those things, too.   Martin...

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Women of Rabata: Leadership and Legacy

During Women’s History Month we honor our predecessors and now that the end of the month is upon us, I would like to honor some of the women that help make Rabata the amazing organization it is. To be clear, there are hundreds of women working to further the goals...

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Statement in support of the people of Flint, Michigan

Statement in support of the people of Flint, Michigan   Since April 2014, pregnant women, infants, strong men, bright teenagers and energetic children have been drinking poisoned water in Flint, Michigan. When the water supply was switched from Detroit to the polluted Flint river to save money, the corrosive elements...

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Rabata Statement against Gun Violence

  We at Rabata voice our support for policies and programs that promote gun control and prevent gun violence. We grieve the death, injury and emotional pain caused by gun violence in the United States and call upon women and men to work together against gun violence.   As Muslims...

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Gentle Friday

Hatred, evil, anger and fear; war, bombing, terrorism, and death; sometimes it feels overwhelming. But Thanksgiving brings our thoughts to thankfulness and gratitude, reminding us that God is greater than all of this evil. Join us at Rabata as we lift our voices in a Latifiyya (say Ya Latif –...

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