Lectures on Human Rights and Social Justice Presents: Arts+Social Justice on December 13th, 6pm.
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11th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Awards Ceremony, June 2012
Lectures on Human Rights & Social Justice:
Survival, Sustainable Humanitarian Relief and Development in East Africa
Date: Wednesday, February 15,2012 6:00pm-9:00pm
State Senator Bill Perkins' Eid Celebration
Elisabeth Roesch, Women’s Protection and Empowerment Advocacy Officer, International Rescue Committee
Asha Samad , Professor, City College, and Executive Director, SAFRAD Somali Organization
Moderator: Carla DeYcaza, Lecturer, Center for Global Affairs, New York University
Location: The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801
Date: Friday, September 2, 2012 6pm
Location: Adam C. Powell Jr. State Office Building Plaza, Corner of 125th Street & Adam Clayton Power Jr. Blvd.
Women In Islam, Inc. is among co-sponsoring organizations.
Ramadan Iftar with Borough President Scott Stringer
Date: August 9, 2011, 6:30pm
Location: The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial & Educational Center
Women In Islam, Inc. was a co-sponsor.
Inclusive Mosques in the 21st Century
Panelists: Akel Kahera, Meryam Eskandari, Aisha Al-Adawiya, Moderated by Sarah Sayeed
Date: July 1-4, 2011
Venue: ISNA Convention: Loving God, Loving Neighbor, Living in Harmony
10th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial Lecture & Award Ceremony
Honoring Women Who Dedicate Their Lives to Helping Others
Dr Betty Shabazz Awards: congresswoman Yvette Clarke, Tayyibah Taylor; Compass Awards; Faiza Ali, Kayhan Irani, Aliya Latif
Muslim Women: Presentation at Adelphi University, Long-Island
Under-Represented: Muslim Women and Media- with Laila Al-Arian, Al Jazeera English; Read more
Veiled Voices: Screening and Discussion
Sr. Aisha Al-Adawiya spoke at the the Fist ISNA Diversity in Islam Forum, held in Detroit in January, 2011 and the Annual RIS Conference in Canada in December.
Sarah Sayeed, President, delivered a presentation at the International Symposium on Civilization and Values, The Istanbul Approach, held in Istanbul Turkey, in December, 2010.
Board member Muniba Hassan and Sarah Sayeed, President, recently presented the religious, historical, and contemporary dimensions of Muslim women's experiences to the Larchmont Interfaith Council.
In partnership with The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Women In Islam, Inc. facilitated a workshop on Islam and Muslim women for NYC Public School teachers.