Honoring Irvine Teen Hero: Jackie Ni

Jackie Nie, a high school teen, is being honored as an AMWEC Teen Hero! The interview and discussion is by the Muslim-American youth. Join the conversation live: Friday on Facebook live or later: American Muslim & Multifaith Women’s Empowerment Council.

Mental Health & Resources During COVID-19 Livestream

Please join us for our livestream webinar on Facebook, in which we will be discussing mental health during this crisis. Dr. Sabeen Munib will be giving advice on how to stay healthy and productive while under quarantine!

AMMWEC is Holding a Second Harvest

Beginning April 15th to the 24th, a single dollar donated will equate to 3 meals for impoverished members of our community. You can help us provide fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy, and protein to our neighbors in Orange County who face food insecurity by contributing to the Virtual Food Drive. You CAN make an immediate impact! Every dollar raised through the Virtual Food Drive will be used to buy nutritious foods for our community. AMMWEC will match the dollars donated by you all.

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AMMWEC Virtual Townhall

AMMWEC is holding a virtual townhall to answer your questions about coronavirus! Tune in April 9th at 9 PM PST to learn from medical professionals including Dr. Robila Ashfaq, Dr. Sabeen Munib, and Dr. Aamir Z. Jamal.

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AMMWEC Hosts Successful Thanksgiving Food Drive

Thanksgiving Food Drive 2019

Join us at the Islah Food Pantry serving the African American community in Los Angeles this Thanksgiving. We will be serving food to our brothers and sisters in need on:

Saturday, November 16th from 11:00-1:00 pm

at the Islah Food Pantry

2900 W Slauson Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043

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AMMWEC and Partners Have Successful Donation Drive

AMMWEC, SALEF, and the Orange County Jewish Coalition for Refugees recently worked together to hold a community service event collecting donations for migrant women in detention centers. Due to the efforts of these hard-working women, we were able to collect and deliver an unprecedented amount of goods, medicine, and sanitary products for the migrant women and girls in need. We thank SALEF and the Jewish Coalition for Refugees for collaborating with us and helping us give back to the community!

AMMWEC Celebrates Hajj

The annual hajj season gathers Muslims of all backgrounds for contemplation, discussion, and spirit of common humanity. For members not making the pilgrimage to Mecca this year, AMMWEC hosted an evening of contemplation and prayers for peace.

Board Member Completes FBI Citizen Academy Program

One of our board members, Dinah Friedan, recently received a certificate for successfully completing the FBI Citizen Academy program. She is seen here with the assistant director of ADIC, Paul Delacourt. We’re proud of you Dinah!

Multifaith Ramadan Iftar in Newport Beach

The Los Angeles Times covered AMWEC’s unique multifaith iftar hosted at a synagogue in Newport Beach. Muslims joined Jews, Christians, Sikhs, Zoroastrians, Bahais, Hindus, Buddhists and people who follow no particular religion at all to break bread and build bridges.