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Wed Jan 9, 2019, 10:19 PM

Muslim youth volunteers show up to keep national parks clean amid government shutdown

More than two weeks into the partial government shutdown, a group of volunteers in Philadelphia braved the rain to pick up trash that had accumulated on Independence Mall, a section of the city's Independence National Historical Park and home of historic sites such as the Liberty Bell and Philadelphia's Independence Hall.

Since the shutdown began, furloughed federal workers have not been able to maintain the park’s usually pristine landscape and the brick sidewalks and grass became littered with trash and food waste. But on Saturday, more than a dozen men of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association donned brightly colored vests and gloves to do their part in keeping the area clean of gum wrappers, cigarette butts, and more.




The volunteers are part of a larger nationwide effort to help maintain some of the national parks that have become overwhelmed with trash due to the government shutdown.

“We found out about parks overflowing with trash on Wednesday,” Salaam Bhatti, a spokesperson for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association, said. “Our organization’s president asked regional presidents of our group to see what parks were in their area that they could help clean up.”

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/muslim-youth-volunteers-show-keep-national-parks-clean-amid-government-n955881

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Wed Jan 9, 2019, 10:21 PM

1. K&R...👍🏼👍🏼

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Wed Jan 9, 2019, 10:22 PM

2. Nice job. Kudos to them. N/T

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