UMMA Centers
  • When I first started working at the UMMA Center, learning about all the different programs here was a daunting task. Though we are a small organization, we do a lot – ranging from Basic Needs to Education Empowerment to Community Outreach and Development. Back in December, little did I know that the Adopt a Refugee […]

  • As I drove to UMMA Center on my first morning here, I felt confused, slightly worried and unsure as to what to expect. Even after I arrived and started talking to different interns and staff members, I was incredibly overwhelmed and perplexed about what I would be doing for this internship. This is my first […]

  • I’m eight years old. I’m dragging my feet as I grudgingly follow my mom through the cleaning products aisle at Walmart on the second-to-last Sunday of Ramadan. Sunday School ended an hour ago and I was only fasting half the day, but I couldn’t go home to eat until my mom picks up all the […]