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Change Homelessness Summit

Homelessness in Los Angeles, is on a civic track for progress. There are two propositions schedule for the November elections, if passed these propositions will create housing for LA’s 12% and employment for residents in Los Angeles County. On Wednesday October 19, 2016 organizer LA Voice PICO invited co-sponsors; Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Change Homelessness Summit

HD Monthly 2016-17 Schedule

HD Monthly, is when Los Angeles community members come together, for this Direct Service program outside the month of Ramadan. Where we directly serve Skid Row residents on Towne Avenue, between 4th and 5th Streets Downtown Los Angeles. Each last Sunday of the month, we prepare to serve 100-200 people between 10am - 1pm. Over [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HD Monthly 2016-17 Schedule

ILM means Social Responsibility_

After attending the White House Eid (July 21,) where President Barack Obama acknowledged America's Muslim community as apart the country's moral voice and described how historic and valuable Al Islam is seen throughout American history. ILM’s Director Umar Hakim and Andrea Hodos of NewGround Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change, then spent their next two weeks at [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ILM means Social Responsibility_

Fox News Los Angeles covers HDAY 2016

On Sunday July 3, 2016 the 17th Humanitarian Day (HDAY) was held in Downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row Community. The theme was "Save a Life, Save Humanity" hopefully to make it an anthem throughout the year. Volunteers, Organizations, and Institutions for the last 17 years facilitated by ILM Foundation, continue its effort to express a [...]

By | July 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fox News Los Angeles covers HDAY 2016

Get Involved with #HDAY2ME

"Save a Life, Save Humanity" "Thank you everyone for supporting Humanitarian Day!" Over the last  17 years during the month of Ramadan; we have observed fasting together during the sunlight hours, we've engaged in dialogues about life over a meal, and together we have provided charity for local communities. As organizers, we have seen HDAY [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Get Involved with #HDAY2ME

Free Camp June 4th: Go Beyond the G.A.M.E. (GBG)

[Download Camp Registration Form]  The #ILMfoundation continues its mission to "Teach Life Skills, to Replace Social Ills." South Los Angeles is a place for social change, over the years countless of young people have transformed their lives with ILM. We are hosting this free camp that teaches Gratitude, Attitude, Motivation, Education ~ fundamental principles that are taught [...]

By | May 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Free Camp June 4th: Go Beyond the G.A.M.E. (GBG)

Approaching Ramadan and Humanitarian Day 2016

Ramadan, a time when the Muslim community fast for 30 days during the sunlight hours. A pious action that seeks to revive, renew, and restore one's personal spirituality, families, and communities with a Divine Will for Good. The Creator says, "Ramadhan is the month In which was sent down The Qur-an, as a guide To [...]

By | March 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Approaching Ramadan and Humanitarian Day 2016

What is Solidarity to you?

Do you think about the rights of others, when you think about your own civil liberties? Have you considered other marginalized narratives? These are questions for today's grassroots and what national organizations should contemplate with their base. "Leadership" has many different meanings and contexts to many leaders. Just as an activist, a community organizer, or [...]

By | March 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Solidarity to you?

Press Release: Safety through Service Dec 19th

DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE South LA Muslims, Civic Leaders Team Up to Deliver ‘Safety through Service’ on Saturday (Los Angeles - 12/16/15) -- Gang violence in South L.A. is on the rise, with the Los Angeles Times reporting that it has spiked 11% since last year. In September, local activists, organizations, urban media publications, and community [...]

By | December 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Press Release: Safety through Service Dec 19th