Welcome to the GCLEA Muslims for Justice page!

 

Our Prophet, Muhammad (peace be upon him), Allah said, "O my servants, I have forbidden myself from oppression and have likewise forbidden it for you so do not oppress one another" (Muslim).

In the Qur'an, Allah says "O You who believe, uphold justice and bear witness to God, even if it is against yourselves, your parents, or your close relatives. Whether the person is rich or poor, God can best take care of both. Refrain from following your own desire, so that you can act justly- if you distort or neglect justice, God is fully aware of what you do" (al-Nisa 3:135).

As people of faith, we believe this divine directive must be fulfilled and so, our mission is to,

Promote justice and act justly.

On this page, you will find a growing list of resources to help you better understand the issues of injustice that our communities, both locally and globally, struggle with.

We will also use this space to help share actionable steps you can take to promote justice and act justly in your community.

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GCLEA's Muslims for Justice is currently led by Karimah Andrews.

 

Karimah is a former CAN/GNA and elementary teacher with 20+ years of experience. She was raised in north Jersey and lived in Egypt for 9+ years. She has worked with children at the Shriner Hospital as a volunteer and was part of the ‘Be the Match’ and Islamic Relief USA staff. She has worked with community lead groups such as United Hearts Youth Group, Girls Youth Soccer Team, Muslim Homeschoolers, Young Muslim Girls Sports Team, and currently owner and operator of ‘Childcare with a Purpose’. She is dedicated to her faith and serving her community.

If you would like to join GCLEA's Muslims for Justice, please contact Karimah.Andrews@gclea.org

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