Islam Awareness Week: Muslim Activism & Advocacy - April 8th - April 12th

Islam Awareness Week will consist of seven events running from Monday, April 8th through Friday April 12th.  These events will include:

  • Our Keynote Speaker, Isra Chaker from Oxfam America, discussing "Finding One's Purpose in the Trump Era".  Monday, April 8th at 5:00 pm in Kelly Commons 4C.
  • An art exhibit featuring student submitted art centered around the Muslim American Identity.  Tuesday, April 9th at 3:30 pm in Kelly Commons 4C
  • A film screening of Sultan & the Saint followed by a discussion with our Muslim Chaplain and Father Tom.  Wednesday, April 10th at 5:00 pm in the Multicultural Center.
  • Our second speaker for the week, Khalid Latif of ICNYU, discussing advocacy in the digital age.  Thursday, April 11th at 5:00 pm in Kelly Commons 4C.
  • A Dining for Women segment on Afghanistan & the Razia's Ray of Hope Foundation.  Thursday, April 11th at 7:00 pm in Kelly Commons 4C.
  • And finally, ending the week with an Interfaith Jummah Prayer with Imam Samer Already, Father Thomas Franks, and Rabbi Linda Shriner Cahn. The Interfaith Jummah prayer will begin at 1 pm in Kelly Commons 4C.   
  • At 2:30, after the Interfaith Jummah Prayer we will walk over to the Quadrangle and have a vigil for victims of hate crimes focusing on the lives lost in the New Zealand attacks.

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