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San Diego Unified Expands Halal School Lunch Program

A Crawford High School student orders a halal chili-lime chicken bowl on campus May 20, 2015. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks A San Diego Unified School District program thatbrought halal school lunches to Crawford High School has … Continue reading

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Glass Pool Enclosure at New YMCA Poses Problem for Muslim Swimmers

Muslim women on the United Women’s East Africa Support Team tour the aquatics center at the Copley-Price Family YMCA Jan. 19, 2015. | Photo Credit: Megan Burks By Megan Burks Imagine a greenhouse. Glass on all sides. A glass barrel … Continue reading

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Muslim Residents Call for Halal School Lunches

School lunches are back in the spotlight this summer as districts try to comply with new nutrition rules. Meanwhile, Muslim residents in City Heights are calling for school cafeterias to offer foods that fit their religious guidelines. | Video Credit: … Continue reading

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Fishermen, Refugees Gather String On Dockside Fish Market Idea

Members of the United Women’s East African Support Team have joined fishermen in trying to increase access to local seafood. The women, who fled coastal towns in East Africa, say reintroducing fresh fish into their diets would help with the … Continue reading

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