One More Domestic Violence Tragedy

From Hind Jarrah, Ph.D., Executive Director:  “One more domestic violence tragedy” One more tragedy of domestic violence (DV) occurred on October 23, 2016, in Richardson, Texas.  The victim, Hanan Seid was a young mother of two children, a 3 year old and an 18 month old.  She was gunned down by her estranged husband, after having moved out for her and her children’s safety. I would like to express my utmost appreciation to our Imams who made sure to dedicate their Friday Khutbahs (sermons) to domestic violence during Domestic Violence Awareness month in October. Imam Nadim Bashir of EPIC, Imam Zia-ul Haque…

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Refugees Assisted by Faith and Humanitarian Communities

Sadly, Governor Abbot has decided to withdraw Texas from the Federal Refugee Resettlement Program. We at TMWF join refugee resettlement agencies and faith communities in objecting to Governor Abbott’s Decision. Our agency and many others support re-settlement of Syrian refugees. It is to our advantage to welcome refugees. They are not a burden nor are they taking away jobs. On the contrary, they make significant contributions for the betterment of our society. We believe that The United States of America is a nation of immigrants and refugees who came to this country seeking a better life. It’s interesting when reviewing…

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