Join Us to Regain Control of the Muslim-American Narrative via Islamic Scholarships

Posted: April 18, 2011 in News and Views

Join Us to Regain Control of the Muslim-American Narrative via Islamic Scholarships. The story of Islam in America has yet to be fully written;  don’t let our story be defined by Islamophobes.
 
April 23rd 2011, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. at ICCNC,  1433 Madison St., Oakland Ca. 94612
 
Muslim Representation in Media, Politics, Journalism, Religious Studies and Law-The Keys to Muslim Empowerment.
 
The event’s distinguished panelists are: Michael Wolfe, Sumbul Ali-Karamali, Munir Jiwa, Wajahat Ali, and Gabrielle Wilson.

Michael Wolfe:
Executive Producer and President of Unity Production Foundation and well-known award-winning poet and writer.
 
Sumbul Ali-Karamali:
Author of The Muslim Next Door: The Qur’an, the Media, and That Veil Thing.
 
Munir Jiwa:
Founding Director of the Center for Islamic Studies and Assistant Professor at the Graduate Theological Union.
 
Wajahat Ali:
Playwright, Essayist, Humorist, and Attorney at Law.
 
Gabrielle Wilson:
Legal Affairs Reporter at KPFA since 1999.
 
 Ticket Price (Program and Dinner):
Adults: $20 / Students: $10 / Children under12: Free / Childcare: Free
Ticket prices will increase $5 at the door upon availability. Please purchase your tickets or sponsor a table for your organization by April 20th by emailing us at contact@islamicscholarshipfund.org

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