"We wanted to move away from being isolated in the Muslim community and get involved in our greater community," says Ramadan, a 27-year-old statistician who grew up in Boston. "We really felt like it was a big bubble and that we needed to move past that." She and her husband live in Upland, where they formed a book club on civic engagement. She also has joined interfaith groups and the Claremont Committee on Human Relations.
Katie Falkenberg / For The Times
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