The township of Washington Grove, MD recently invited AMI Executive Director Shahid Rahman and panelists Dr. Margaret Johnson, Zarinah Shakir and Kareemah Abdallah to discuss their experiences as American Muslims followed by a robust Q&A. Mr. Rahman presented the findings of the joint New America-AMI study looking at the perception of Muslims. In addition, he […]
AMI hosted its 2018 Annual Gala Dinner at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia on December 8, keynoted by comedian Hasan Minhaj, journalist Amna Nawaz and Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Qarni. The hall was filled to capacity with about 350 people in attendance. The aim of the evening was to celebrate American Muslim Excellence […]
AMI teamed up with the Sandy Spring Museum to bring dismantle common stereotypes about Muslim Women. The audience enjoyed the personal narratives of Dr. Nadia Hashimi, Nadia Hassan and Chaplain Nisa, so much so that the largest complaint we faced there was that there was not enough time. Thanks to all our great speakers and […]
On November 2nd and 4th, Robert Mckinzy, Shahid Rahman, and Amb. Islam Siddiqui presented on the roots of Islamophobia in multiple locations including Dar Alnoor, Dar Al-Hijrah, and Judtih Resnick Elementary School.
On September 30, 2018 AMI partnered with AMI to organize an interfaith dinner & discussion around the topic of migration from a faith perspective. Over 170+ joined fine conversation and dinner. David Grey, Dr. Tarek Elgawhary, Rabbi Sunny Schnitzer, Rev. Kasey Kaseman and Shahid Rahman discussed the past and future of migration.