UMAA2017: Saturday Workshop Muslims for Peace, Inc. presents Understanding the Roots of Terrorism

UMAA2017: Saturday Workshop Muslims for Peace, Inc. presents Understanding the Roots of Terrorism This workshop will bring world renown scholars and activists together to discuss various crises affecting different parts of the world today. Professor Sheila Carapico, Dr Norman Finkelstein​, Dr. Waris Hussain, Sayed Mahdi Modarresi, and Col. Larry Wilkerson will be presenting.

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Farhan Ali Waris and Ali Fadhil to Recite at The Conference of Zahra (AS)

Farhan Ali Waris and Ali Fadhil to Recite at The Conference of Zahra (AS) UMAA is proud to announce our esteemed reciters for the UMAA 2017: Conference of Zahra (AS). UMAA 2017: Conference of Zahra (AS) June 30 – July 3, 2017 Bethesda North Marriott Convention Center Tickets on Sale Here

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UMAA2017 | Workshop – Empowering Young Muslims

UMAA2017 | Workshop Empowering Young Muslims presented by Al-Hadi Learning Organization This workshop will take a look at how educational models and the decisions and factors parents should consider when choosing one for their children. Empowering parents with knowledge about their children’s education will result in well-rounded children who will take

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UMAA 2017: Conference of Zahra (AS)

Hassanain Rajabali to Speak at UMAA Convention UMAA 2017: Conference of Zahra (AS) June 30 – July 3, 2017 Bethesda North Marriott Convention Center Tickets on Sale Here UMAA is proud to announce that Hajj Hassanain Rajabali will be speaking at this years UMAA Convention. Register today to be a part

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UMAA2017 | Workshop | Interfaith Activism presented in conjunction with Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society

This interactive workshop will allow attendees to discuss practical ways of developing sustainable, long-standing interfaith initiatives with individuals who have extensive backgrounds in serving their communities through interfaith initiatives. Coordinator: Sr. Ambareen Jafri Featuring: Dr. Sel Harris, Dr. Aamir Hussain, Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer, Sr. Zainab Merchant, Br. Faisal Shirazee and

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ABSA Presents The American Vote: Jurists, Lobbying, and Revolution

The Rutgers University Ahlul-Bayt Student Association cordially your presence at its biggest and final event of the semester, The American Vote: Jurists, Lobbying, and Revolution, at the Rutgers Student Center Multipurpose Room on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 7:00 PM. Our speakers, including the world renowned scholar, Dr. Sayed Ammar

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UMAA Event to feature the son of Shaheed Sheikh Nimr

(WASHINGTON DC – February 20, 2016) The Chicago Chapter of UMAA presents: The Rising Tide of Global Sectarianism to take place tomorrow, February 21, 2016 at the Holiday Inn Chicago-Oak Brook, 17W350 W 22nd St, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181 at 2pm. More details can be found here. Please come join a panel of scholars

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UMAA to attend White House Hate Crimes Interagency Initiative Meeting Today

(WASHINGTON DC – February 19, 2016) Today, UMAA representatives will attend the White House Hate Crimes Interagency Meeting to discuss hate crimes and discrimination faced by Muslims in the United States. This interagency effort focuses on hate violence across communities and holds quarterly meetings with stakeholders and government agencies. During

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UMAA meets with State Department on cultural preservation of relics in Iraq and Syria

  (WASHINGTON DC – February 12, 2016) Last week, UMAA met with the State Department, and representatives from the Smithsonian Institution, and a multitude of interfaith groups that focus on Iraq and Syria to discuss cultural and religious sites at risk of destruction due to regional violence. The meeting was

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UMAA to meet with State Department Today Regarding Sheikh Nimr and Sectarianism in Middle East

(WASHINGTON DC – February 9, 2016) Today UMAA Advocacy Director Rahat Husain will meet with the State Department for a “Roundtable Discussion on Current Dynamics in the Middle East” regarding the fate of the recently executed Sheikh al-Nimr and to discuss rising sectarianism in the Middle East. At the round

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