Muslim Stories

How Losing Her Job Led Bangladeshi Woman to Launch a Catering Business During the Pandemic Explore the World with These Metro Detroit Pop-up Restaurants and Food Trucks For American Muslims, 9/11 Changed Life in America Metro Detroiters Share Their Citizenship Journey Pharmacist Tania Begum serves Bengali community State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud’s Dearborn Mayoral Primary ‘a […]

Bangladeshi Stories

How Losing Her Job Led Bangladeshi Woman to Launch a Catering Business During the Pandemic Opinion | How I Embraced My Muslim Identity After 9/11 Pharmacist Tania Begum serves Bengali community Why understanding the impact of the pandemic in Detroit’s Bangladeshi community is more complicated than you think. How one Bangladeshi family’s lifeline of support […]

Mental Health Resources

12 Things You Can Do to Prioritize Your Mental Health Should We Carry the Mental Load of Others During Stressful (Pandemic) Times? Hamtramck’s Bangladeshi Women Aim to Break Barriers on Mental Health Stigma How women in Detroit’s Bangladeshi communities cope with mental health stigma — and fight it

Domestic Violence Resources

Coping With Domestic Violence & What You Can Do To Help Victims: Part I Surviving Domestic Violence & A Path To Healing: Part II Growing Up with Domestic Abuse – Powerful Stories From Women Impacted as Children Childhood Suicides in Muslim Communities – A Problem We Cannot Ignore (Part One) Childhood Suicide Warning Signs and […]

2020 Highlights

A global pandemic, the #BLM movement, and figuring out create new traditions among the old ones, 2020 has been a roller coaster of emotions. However, like during any obstacle, this year came as an opportunity to create new norms. Here are a few things I’ve covered, participated in and experienced in 2020. Misinformation about COVID: […]

Detroit’s Own Co-Working Ecosystem

At the heart of midtown Detroit, Green Garage, a triple bottom line business incubator operating out of a former Model T showroom, is home to approximately 50 businesses and nonprofits. From sustainable food co-ops to nonprofits mobilizing Detroit’s immigrant population, the Green Garage community is diverse. But the businesses share one common thread — a […]