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 […]
DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia) INTERFAITH SUMMIT JANUARY 26, 2019; American University School of International Service; 10 am – 5:15 pm Our theme this year is: How do young adults with religious, ethical and cultural values contribute to building a [stronger, united, inclusive, equitable, just] DMV? The only multi-faith conference for young leaders in the DMV […]
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.