WEKU.fm :”Lexington Muslims Sponsor ‘Day of Dignity’ for Homeless, Needy”

WEKU.fm :”Lexington Muslims Sponsor ‘Day of Dignity’ for Homeless, Needy”

Lexington’s Muslim community is holding it’s first-ever “Day of Dignity” Saturday. The event, to be held at Douglas Park off Georgetown Street will take place from 9:00 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon.

Open Arms at Day of Dignity in D.C.

Open Arms at Day of Dignity in D.C.

The southwest corridor of Washington D.C. is home to some of our nation’s most historic neighborhoods. The American Islamic Heritage Museum (AIHM), a venue that exhibits the rich story of Islam in the states has become part and parcel of that history for the last seven years. In October, AIHM’s partnership with Islamic Relief USA in providing its annual Day of Dignity highlighted the strength of community and the power of what an all-hands-on-deck approach to service brings.

Disaster Deployment: The Deadliest Wildfires in Decades

Disaster Deployment: The Deadliest Wildfires in Decades

Disasters can strike at any time and in any place, devastating entire cities, regions, and countries. Alongside the huge losses of life and billions of dollars in damage they cause, there is the unseen psychological toll as well.