ING Annual Dinner Presentation

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This slideshow was presented at the 2014 ING Annual Dinner on February 8th. It details our history as well as a vision for the future.

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ING Annual Dinner Presentation

  1. 1. Mughees A. Minhas Member, Board of Directors, ING
  2. 2. ING Background  What is Islamic Networks Group (ING)?  Education and cultural literacy organization  Facts Founded in 1993  At the end of first Gulf War  National organization with affiliates across US  BBB accredited since 2008 
  3. 3. ING: A National Organization
  4. 4. ING Mission  Through education and cultural literacy:  Increase Islamic and religious literacy  Prevent discrimination and bullying  Improve interreligious relations
  5. 5. Current Environment Public sentiments of Muslims remains the same   1 of 2 Americans continues to have a negative view Islamophobes continue to cause concern   Training of police officers is biased Muslims continue to be affected adversely    50% of children are bullied in California Up to 80% in other regions
  6. 6. Are we making a difference?
  7. 7. Fighting Stereotypes (1) American Muslims are Like Myself 100% 80% 60% 47% 40% 20% 0% Before After
  8. 8. Fighting Stereotypes (1) American Muslims are Like Myself 100% 80% 60% 66% 47% 40% 20% 0% Before After
  9. 9. Fighting Stereotypes (2) American Muslims contribute to well-being of US 100% 80% 60% 55% 40% 20% 0% Before After
  10. 10. Fighting Stereotypes (2) American Muslims contribute to well-being of US 100% 80% 60% 70% 55% 40% 20% 0% Before After
  11. 11. Fighting Stereotypes (3) American Muslims have long been part of US 100% 80% 60% 40% 33% 20% 0% Before After
  12. 12. Fighting Stereotypes (3) American Muslims have long been part of US 100% 80% 55% 60% 40% 33% 20% 0% Before After
  13. 13. Fighting Stereotypes (4) Islam promotes respect for other religions 100% 80% 60% 47% 40% 20% 0% Before After
  14. 14. Fighting Stereotypes (4) Islam promotes respect for other religions 100% 80% 65% 60% 47% 40% 20% 0% Before After
  15. 15. Fighting Stereotypes (5) Islam promotes peace 100% 80% 60% 56% 40% 20% 0% Before After
  16. 16. Fighting Stereotypes (5) Islam promotes peace 100% 80% 80% 60% 56% 40% 20% 0% Before After
  17. 17. Content Quality Content Met Expectations Fair, 2% , ,0 0 Request Again No, 2 ,, ,00 0 % Interfaith Panel Fair, 4% , ,0 0 Good, 30% Excellent, 68% Yes, 9 8% Good, 43% Excellent, 53%
  18. 18. Reach (face-to-face) Audience (face-to-face): 37,000+ 40,000 35,000 30,000 25,000 20,000 15,000 10,000 5,000 0 Venues Healthcare 4% Others 5% Community 16% Religious 17% K-12, Higher Ed 58%
  19. 19. Impact (online) Website Visits: Time Period: Jan 1-31, 2014 60000 50000 49,510 42,941 40000 30000 20000 10000 0 Visitors Unique Visitors
  20. 20. Impact (online) Website Visits: Time Period: Jan 1-31, 2014 35000 30000 28,896 25000 20000 15000 7,781 10000 5000 0 FAQs History of Muslims in America
  21. 21. Where are we going next? SCALING OUR WORK MORE EFFICIENTLY
  22. 22. Objectives for 2014  For Students: Launch new youth-focused program    Focus on Muslim youth in grades 6-12 Empower youth to present Islamic viewpoints with confidence Enable them to educate, prevent and respond to prejudice in schools  For Teachers: iPad/tablet app for educators   Supplement education with lesson plans, videos Be a trusted resource for the teachers as they teach the unit on Islam  Online training for law enforcement   Create online training based on ING’s law enforcement presentation Market the training to police departments across the country
  23. 23. Bay Area Schools Reached
  24. 24. Who We Need to Reach
  25. 25. Together We can expand ING’s important work with your continuing support! Use the pledge envelope on your table to contribute any amount you’re comfortable giving. Thank You!

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