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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

Dec 19th HDAY South Los Angeles #plsSupport

  "Safety through Service" Los Angeles County has been declared as a state of emergency in recent months, for increased homelessness (up 12%) and for local gang violence. The ILM Foundation is an active community organizer with the Safe Community Initiative, which is a coalition of South Los Angeles activists and grassroots organizations, since August [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dec 19th HDAY South Los Angeles #plsSupport

HDAY Monthly Direct Service

Humanitarian Day (HD) Monthly Direct Service Every last Sunday of each month, we continue HDAY’s monthly direct service in Downtown Los Angeles – Skid Row community. Our target is to serve 75-150 residents with a fresh meal, water, and hygiene products. Volunteers such as Temple of Hollywood and USC Ansaar Service Partners, both have sponsored [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HDAY Monthly Direct Service

Thank You Very Much!

Thank You for An Opportunity to Serve! The ILM Foundation​ and the Coalition to Preserve Human Dignity held the 16th Annual Humanitarian Day​ and its Weekend events throughout Northern and Southern California (July 10-12th.) Together we encoutered some incredible stories, gain a sense for more social responsibility, and hopefully made a transformational difference in the [...]

By | July 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thank You Very Much!

#HDAY Here is What You Need to Know!

#HDAY VOLUNTEER INSTRUCTIONS In the spirit of Ramadan's message of fasting, reflecting and giving, may we all work together to maximize the good we can do and positivity we can create together today! Here's what you need to know: Arrival & Parking - Please plan to arrive by 8:00am and check in at the registration [...]

By | July 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on #HDAY Here is What You Need to Know!

Hundreds of L.A. Muslims to Serve Homeless on Skid Row….

Hundreds of L.A. Muslims to Serve Homeless on Skid Row in Honor of Ramadan’s Focus on Fasting, Praying & Giving (Los Angeles - 7/9/15) -- This weekend, hundreds of Muslims will come together for the 16th annual Humanitarian Day (HDAY) to provide a day of service and support for thousands of homeless and at-risk individuals [...]

By | July 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hundreds of L.A. Muslims to Serve Homeless on Skid Row….

100 Hygiene Kits

On Sunday June 29, 2015 initiated HDAY's direct service effort in Sacramento, California. 100 hygiene kits and meals were directly to neighbors, in the 'Loaves and Fishes' on C Street. Coalition to Preserve Human Dignity (CPHD) Coordinator Karim Hakim says, "this was a motivating experience duirng our fasting at providing a small charity we consider [...]

By | June 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 100 Hygiene Kits

ILM’s ONLINE!

The #ILMfoundation has been patiently waiting to launch this site. Since 1998, our web presence has been without a solid online representation. We are ready to create an online awareness, for the work the organization is known by. First time hearing about us no problem, then let us offer a little background information… I.L.M. is [...]

By | June 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ILM’s ONLINE!