In the Community

November 11, 2019

Annual Report 2019

The NewGround team always strives to ensure that our mission continues to hold presence in everything we do. In keeping with this goal, we have recently […]
November 5, 2019

Welcome, L.A. Heart

The first ever L.A. Heart block party was held this Sunday, 3 November, on Vermont Avenue between 4th & 5th. The Koreatown-based party was a joint […]
August 20, 2019

Dr. Guibord, A Giant in Our Community

Rev. Dr. Gwynne Guibord was one of NewGround‘s first friends, because she was one of those who possessed knowledge about the absolute need for community building. […]
June 21, 2019

Cooking up Connections, and more news.

Our 2018-19 cohorts have now officially wrapped, Ramadan has concluded with Eid al-Fitr, our Community Iftar was a success, and we continue to witness accelerating social […]
April 23, 2019

State of the City 2019

This past week saw the City of Los Angeles bring underway the annual State of the City, during which Mayor Eric Garcetti outlines the strifes, successes, […]
April 2, 2019

Ralph Fertig z”l.

NewGround has been informed that the beloved Ralph Fertig z”l has passed away. Aziza shares: When I was in graduate school, I fell in love with […]
March 22, 2019

Christchurch, New Zealand

On March 15, 2019, a white supremacist killed 51 people across two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and was apprehended on his way to a third. […]
March 15, 2019

Ilhan Omar, Dialogue, and Democracy

After a series of comments concerning her position on particular manifestations of support regarding Israel, freshly sworn in Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has become the unintentional […]
February 1, 2019

Wrapped: Trailblazer 2019

It is that point in the year once again, at which NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change selects three exceptional Change-making parties across the Muslim and […]
January 10, 2019

PBS NewsHour on Halim Dhanidina

On December 30, 2018, PBS NewsHour aired special correspondent David Tereshchuk’s feature on Los Angeles Justice and NewGround board member Halim Dhanidina. Composed in part by […]
January 2, 2019

Interfaith Acceptance Video

NewGround is proud to be led by executive director Aziza Hasan, who is engaged in more than one of Los Angeles’s many civic spheres. Recently, the […]
November 17, 2018

A Wrap on Spotlight!

It’s been many years, and counting, that the NewGround community has successfully crafted and contributed to a lovely and experientially rich Spotlight event. This year was […]
October 30, 2018

Showing up for Pittsburgh

Anytime a tragedy affects our community we all feel it. This past weekend our hearts broke as we learned of the mass shooting at the Tree […]
October 21, 2018

Unconcerned with voting? Let’s have a talk.

NewGround’s Executive Director, Aziza Hasan, is concerned about voter engagement. Check out her opinion piece in the Sacramento Bee on addressing the matter at hand and […]
October 1, 2018

A Cohort Kickoff!

A new year, a new cohort! This past month, NewGround has been busy observing and celebrating both the Muslim and Jewish New Years, as well as […]