‘It’s like a reunion’

Ramadan is synonymous with connecting with the community and loved ones. And for many, it’s a great feeling to be able to gather again this Ramadan, while being mindful of our health.

“Now when we do get together with people, it’s like a reunion. And it’s really nice,” said Sameena Usman, senior government relations coordinator for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in San Francisco.

Although Usman shares the enthusiasm of being able to gather again during Ramadan and Eid, she’s still being extra careful. “I don’t think that we should take it lightly that a resurgence [of COVID] could potentially happen,” Usman said.

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