Press Clippings

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August 24th, 2020

Want to learn more about race in America? This book list will help

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks about her children's book, "Turning Pages: My Life Story," at last year's Mississippi Book Festival in Jackson, Miss.

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August 20th, 2020

Zakat Foundation Launches Muslim Philanthropy Graduate Institute

Zakat Foundation of America has announced the creation of the Zakat Foundation Institute.

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August 17th, 2020

Don’t Believe the Hype. Wealth Taxes Are Nothing New.

In July, a group of 83 of the world’s richest people calling itself\_Millionaires for Humanity\_urged governments to increase taxes on them to help deal with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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August 17th, 2020

Here’s How a Revamped Wealth Tax Could Fuel the COVID-19 Recovery

Earlier this month,\_Millionaires for Humanity, a group comprising 83 of the world’s richest people, called on governments to increase their taxes in the wake of COVID’s economic fallout.

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August 14th, 2020

Lilly School Launches Grad Fellowship In Muslim Philanthropy

A Fellowship in Muslim Philanthropic and Humanitarian Studies in collaboration with the Zakat Foundation Institute (ZFI) beginning in the fall 2020 semester, school officials announced.

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August 10th, 2020

Mothers Who Lost Children To Police Brutality Rally Downtown To Demand Justice, Reform From Police Systems

A crowd joined Mothers United For Justice, the Zakat Foundation of America, Heartland Alliance and other groups to support mothers who lost their loved ones to police brutality.

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August 4th, 2020

Here's how a revamped wealth tax could fuel the COVID recovery

Smart wealth taxes can preserve capitalism in its fairest forms by increasing innovation, entrepreneurship and wealth creation, argues one investor.

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July 30th, 2020

Zakat and mothers hold Anti-Police Violence Rally

Zakat Foundation of America, in partnership with Our Lady of Suyapa Sanctuary and Readi Chicago, a Heartland Alliance program, is taking to the streets.

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July 29th, 2020

Zakat Foundation Rally

Zakat Foundation of America is taking to the streets. Armed with peace and prayer, mothers lift up their voices as people who have lost their children to police brutality, gathering August 8 at the Daley Plaza

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July 24th, 2020

Food for all

Earlier in the month, area Muslims helped give out food from the same location along with NAACP. The Zakat Foundation of America had provided 1,400 boxes of food.

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July 20th, 2020

26,000 Pounds of Fresh Food to Reach Alpharetta’s Hungry

Refugee and low-income families and communities are set to receive a total of 26,000 pounds in fresh food aid from Zakat Foundation of America this Friday, July 17, at 3 p.m.\_

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July 6th, 2020

Organizations provide pandemic relief with fresh food in Willmar

Free fresh vegetables provided by the Zakat Foundation were distributed to Willmar community members Thursday by members from the Islamic Society of Willmar.