Nemeh Al-Sarraj: Demystifying Autism

Nemeh Al-Sarraj: Disability Justice Advocate

  • 05/26/2020

The Power of Conversation

Members of our Somali community dislike impersonal communication. We are very communal people. Oral communication is how we share thoughts and ideas.

  • 03/24/2020

My Path Into Labor Rights

“One of the most important people at the rally was neither a politician nor an Amazon employee. Running operations behind the scenes alongside workers was a 23-year-old college student named Nimo Omar. At the Awood Center, people affectionately call her the lioness.” — Wired magazine

  • 12/23/2019

Fedwa Wazwaz: Facilitating cultural understanding

Fedwa Wazwaz. Photography by Sarah Whiting. “Real faith requires us to go beyond our blabber and challenges us to embrace

  • 03/01/2016

‘We are all moving’: Sisters Need A Place (SNAP) helps Muslim women on their journeys

“We need a place everywhere – in the office, at the [corporate or nonprofit] board table, in our homes,” Sakinah

  • 05/01/2015

Persistence, patience and prayers

“I have good business now and God has given me so much. I want to share my blessings and give to others. I want to help people who suffer, especially the children.”

  • 06/02/2013

2012 Changemaker: Fatima Mohamed

“I was tired of how the media portrayed Muslims, especially women. I was tired of just being silent.”

  • 12/02/2012

Faith & Feminism

“Certainly there have been feminists who view Christianity as so inherently patriarchal that it should be rejected or completely reconfigured.”

  • 12/02/2008

Worship the earth

80 Minnesota congregations pledge their commitment to the environment

  • 07/02/2008

Is there a stained-glass ceiling?

“A woman has to be head and shoulders above the males to be considered as a leader-and even then, there are reservations.”

  • 11/02/2006