How to be a Muslim Ally: presentation by the Islamic Center of Pgh

The Islamic Center of Pittsburgh welcomes you to become a Muslim Ally

Join 350Pittsburgh / Unite100 as we share an evening with our Muslim neighbors and learn about their rich culture and how to support them in these difficult times.

Through this presentation you will gain knowledge about how to interact with Muslims in America to not only ensure comfortability but to also portray solidarity.

• Learn about Muslim cultural norms

• Learn about the religious practices that make up a Muslim’s lifestyle

• Alleviate misconceptions about Muslim culture and lifestyle

• Learn how to practice solidarity with Muslims within the Greater Pittsburgh area

We encourage everyone to transform open dialogue into action.

About our speaker: Mohamed Wasi is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, Mohamed holds degrees in neuroscience, the history and philosophy of science and religious studies.  He is founder of the Office of PittServes and is the volunteer manager of the Muslim-run Free Heallth Clinic in Braddock as well as the former executive director of the Student Civic Engagement Council. Mohamed is the youngest executive director in the 28-year history of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh.

Free admission, open to all. Doors open at 6:30. Please bring a pen/pencil to write questions during the Q&A.

Enter on Centre Ave. (construction at Aiken entrance). First United Methodist Church has a small parking lot on Centre Ave. There is street parking in the neighborhood.

Date

Mar 30 2017

Time

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Cost

Free

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Location

First United Methodist Church
5401 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15232
350 Pittsburgh

Organizer

350 Pittsburgh
Email
[email protected]
Website
http://world.350.org/pittsburgh/