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Understanding Islam: What does it mean to be Muslim?

April 16, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Presented by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian and the Mountain View Human Relations Commission

This three-part speaker series held at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, will include a panel discussion, moderated by Simitian, featuring experts and activists from the Islamic community.

Monday, April 16th
7 – 8:30 pm
What does it mean to be Muslim?
The basics. A discussion of Islam as a religion and an identity in modern America and abroad.

Moderator: County Supervisor Joe Simitian
Panelists: Anita Husen, Associate Dean and Director, The Markaz Resource Center, Stanford University
Maha Elgenaidi, Executive Director, Islamic Networks Group
Jihad Turk, ‎President of Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate

Monday, April 23rd
7 – 8:30 pm
Women and Islam
A discussion of what it means to be a Muslim woman, and how Islam intersects with gender in today’s world.

Moderator: County Supervisor Joe Simitian
Panelists: Anita Husen, Associate Dean and Director, The Markaz Resource Center, Stanford University
Maha Elgenaidi, Executive Director, Islamic Networks Group

Monday, April 30th
7 – 8:30 pm
Fear of a Faith: Sharia. Surveillance. Terrorism. The Muslim Ban.
What’s real, and what’s not? A discussion of the policies, politics, and current events that affect U.S. understandings of Islam and Muslims.

Moderator: County Supervisor Joe Simitian
Panelists: Ameena Jandali, Islamic Networks Group
Jihad Turk, ‎President of Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School

RSVP Here for this FREE event. http://MountainView.gov/UnderstandingIslam

Details

Date:
April 16
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/219473171939140

Venue

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
500 Castro St
Mountain View, CA 94041 United States
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