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MAP-NYC project reveals the significant impact of Muslim women activists in...

The Muslims for American Progress NYC (MAP-NYC) project, launched in 2017 by the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, sought in part to counter the negative media portrayals of Muslims, which are so prominent. What emerges are the stories of Muslim women who, although often unrecognised, have driven significant civil change through politically organizing and making themselves visible. This mobilisation is motivated by a religious identity which calls on them to protect and love, and therefore tackle injustice.

Critics Cost Muslim Educator Her Dream School

The New York Times describes the story of Debbie Almontaser, who dreamed of starting a unique public school in Brooklyn in which children of...

Arabic School Ex-Principal Fights to Get Her Job Back

The founding principal of the city's first Arabic-language school said yesterday that the Bloomberg administration forced her to resign in August by threatening to...

Head of City’s Arabic School Steps Down Under Pressure

The principal of New York City's first public school dedicated to the study of Arabic language and culture resigned under pressure yesterday, days after...