Incarcerated Youth Tutorial Program (IYTP) Granted New Privileges to Keep Alive

The Incarcerated Youth Tutorial Program (IYTP) at UCLA has been struggling with the new rules that prohibit volunteers under 21 years to attend a Juvenile Facility site in order to tutor inmates. On April 15, 2011, IYTP admin met with leaders of the Los Angeles County Probation Department. In this meeting, Los Angeles Probation Department granted IYTP several new privileges.

When Hate Comes to Town

It is a late afternoon and a crowd mostly made up of Tea Party members are standing outside a community center protesting against a meeting that Muslims from their community are having, shouting all sorts of degrading remarks about Islam, Muslims and the beloved Prophet Muhammad (saw). What was surprising about this event was that…

Video: Protest Against Deborah Pauly at the Villa Park City Council Meeting

Contributor Jenny Lynn covers the protests at the Villa Park City Council where Deborah Pauley spoke at. Deborah Pauley is also recently known as one of the speakers at the Yorba Linda protest outside the ICNA fundraiser this February. There, she mentioned she has a son in the Marines and said “I know quite a few Marines who would be happy to help these terrorists to a, uh, early meeting in paradise.”

Muslims Running for Office

All over the United States Muslims are becoming more engaged in the American political process. Many have begun to run for elected offices and many are winning too. Such Muslims include a New Jersey mayor, state representatives in North Carolina, New Hampshire, Iowa, Maryland and Missouri as well as congressmen in Minnesota and Indiana. Chicago’s…