Reaching Out In Your Community

There is always an opportunity to help someone in your neighborhood. The reward of feeling good afterward will motivate you do continue to help those in need. Whether it is donating your clothes not are not being used to local charities, volunteering at a food bank or donating food to… Read more“Reaching Out In Your Community”

Talking So Others Will Listen

Recent events worldwide demonstrates the need for everyone to have a voice in how they are governed. However many people are living in their homelands without having their voices heard. Part of the problem lies in people realizing their voices need to be heard. Others may not want to get… Read more“Talking So Others Will Listen”

Making A Difference: Florida State Footballer

Every day there are opportunities for each and everyone of us to make a difference in others’ lives. Whether it is giving up our seats on a crowded bus, opening the door for someone, donating our time or money to charitable events or causes, or by simply smiling and saying… Read more“Making A Difference: Florida State Footballer”

We can all help our environment

Climate change is affecting our environment on many different levels. Despite the reluctance of some politicians to avoid this issue or deny it’s existence, time and again the research is proving them wrong. All of these conversations about climate change can become depressing when thinking of the possible outcomes. What will… Read more“We can all help our environment”

Scholarship Available: deadline July 29 2016

The CCREF Young Investigator Scholarship awards a $2,500 scholarship to encourage college-level compost research projects. In this way, we recruit tomorrow’s generation of industry experts and researchers! WHO SHOULD APPLY: College students with projects about the compost process, the application and use of finished compost, how compost can increase drought tolerance and… Read more“Scholarship Available: deadline July 29 2016”

Helping Others

The new year, 2016, has begun with numerous stories about victims of natural, unnatural and man-made disasters! More countries are experiencing the effects of war, poverty, economic imbalance, terror, violence, and most of all climate change. There is always some news about others taking advantage of those weaker. Whether it… Read more“Helping Others”

Empowering Communities

Lately there has been much discussion in the media, world about the plight of the refugees from Syria. We must remember that there have always been refugees from many different parts of the world, and unfortunately there will always be refugees, people escaping their homelands for different yet personal reasons…. Read more“Empowering Communities”

Our work continues

Last week we continued our commitment to our California partners to help empower their communities. We conducted health awareness seminars in several venues in order to help those communities improve their understanding of diabetes, stress management and family social issues. These health issues impact various area of our lives and… Read more“Our work continues”

Health Disparities

As we get ready to start our next international mission it is important to remember the unequal health care in the United States as well as globally. Entering 2015, our hope is to impact this disparity and continue to build and strengthen the communities we serve. In 2014 this has… Read more“Health Disparities”

Sister’s Tea Social

Our recent Sister’s Tea Social was held at the Oakland Islamic Community Center on 14 December 2014. Muslimahs from various Bay Area cities, including Oakland, Union City, Berkeley, Danville, Marin, Alameda came together to share tea, fruit and pastries, along with experiences and interests. The focus topic was Wellness; we… Read more“Sister’s Tea Social”