In the Community

April 7, 2017

Y4Y (Youth for Youth) Fair

Did you know that according to the 2016 Homeless Count there are almost 1200 unaccompanied homeless youth in the LA Metro area who don’t have a […]
June 20, 2016

LA City Hall Iftar

NewGround change-makers stand up and speak out. On June 14th, NewGround change-maker Jason Velazquez, a gay Muslim man from Florida, shared his reflections on the tragedy in Orlando and a moment […]
June 20, 2016

Change-maker Projects 2016

NewGround fellows design projects to connect with and improve their communities. Our recently graduated professional fellows have developed some amazing projects over the past 8 months. […]
June 20, 2016

NewGround Community Iftar & Fellowship Celebration 2016

The single largest gathering of Muslims and Jews held during Ramadan in Los Angeles! On June 8th, 350 Muslims and Jews came together at the historic Wilshire […]
March 8, 2016

NewGround named a top innovative organization by Slingshot!

NewGround was named one of America’s top 50 innovative Jewish organizations for the 3rd year in a row! The annual Slingshot Guide, which highlights the best […]
February 5, 2016

NewGround Around Town

  NewGround leaders inspire dialogue around Los Angeles.  NewGround Executive Director Aziza Hasan spoke on the future of Islam in Southern California along with retired Councilman […]
February 5, 2016

NewGround on BuzzFeed and CCF

“A priest, a rabbi, and an imam get together…” With over 1,000,000+ views, check out the latest BuzzFeed video featuring NewGround Board member Rabbi Susan Goldberg; MAJIC Advisory Board […]
September 24, 2015

TEDx & PBS feature NewGround

TEDx & PBS NewGroud Executive Director Aziza Hasan’s TEDx Talk Now Available Online HERE! Watch how Aziza shares transformative stories that illustrate the power of “Unlocking the Courage of Curiosity” […]
September 20, 2015

BuzzFeed Highlights Change-makers

Have you seen it yet? Check out our BuzzFeed video HERE. Find our NewGround change-makers Saaliha Khan, staff member, Marwa Abdelghani,  MAJIC alum and community outreach fellow […]
August 25, 2015

Harvard’s Diana Eck Recognizes NewGround

Harvard’s Diana Eck Recognizes NewGround World-renowned scholar, Diana L. Eck from Harvard University Pluralism Project recognizesNewGround in the latest issue of the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue on pages 57-58 in an […]
August 20, 2015

NewGround at Parliament of World’s Religions

NewGround Presenting at Parliament of the World’s Religions A group of NewGround alumni will present at the Parliament of the World’s Religions Conference to be held in […]
March 30, 2015

NewGround at Adat Chaverim

Change-makers, Faraz and Eliyahu, Represent NewGround at Adat Chaverim “It was enriching to learn about the transformative experiences Eli and Faraz have had with NewGround. Their […]
March 25, 2015

Change-makers Achieving the Impossible Dream

Listening and Achieving the Impossible Dream by Abigail Barash Muslim and Jewish Young Adults Forge Community in Los Angeles Can Jews and Muslims actually get along? […]
February 28, 2015

Wrestling Jerusalem

NewGround Change-makers at Wrestling Jerusalem: NewGround Facilitator, Ramin Nematollahi, Speaks on a Panel at the Pico Union Project: Wrestling Jerusalem is a dynamic one-man play tackling […]
January 22, 2015

Remembering our Change-maker, Dr. Maher Hathout

Remembering and Honoring Our Change-maker, Dr. Maher Hathout: Aziza Hasan Appears on Straight Talk Podcast to Talk about Resolving Conflict “Don’t lose yourself to anger. The […]