Frustrated with Islamophobes in media and politics defaming the Prophet?
Ready to Join the Movement to Defend the Prophet?
This is not an event. It is the beginning of a movement. A movement to defend Prophet Muhammad, his person, and his message. Salla Allahu Alaihe wa Sallam.
This conference will raise funds to establish a Strategic Communication Center for the Muslim community, which will develop effective responses to anti-Islamic attacks, as well as to train young Muslims in media.
Lord Nazir Ahmed (UK), Dr. Abdalla Idris Ali (Canada), Prof. John Esposito (DC), Sister Ayesha Adawiyya (NY), Shk. Kifah Mustafa, Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid, Imam Ousman Drame, Imam Musa Azam
Be Part of the Solution:
|Lord Nazir Ahmed from UK is a member of the British House of Lords.He founded the British Muslim Councillors' Forum and was aJustice of the Peace between 1992 and 2000. He was both the first Asian councillor of Rotherham and the town's youngest magistrate. He led the first delegation on behalf of the British Government on the Muslim pilgrimage of the Hajj.|
|Professor John Esposito of Georgetown University, our keynote speaker, may be the most prominent scholar attacked by Muslim haters. World governments, corporations, universities, and the media consults him as a balanced non-Muslim voice on Islam. A former President of the Middle East Studies Association of North America and of the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies, he is currently the President of the American Academy of Religion. He is Editor-in-Chief of The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World (6 vols.); The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World (4 vols.), The Oxford History of Islam, The Oxford Dictionary of Islam, and The Islamic World: Past and Present (3 vols.). His has authored more than 45 books and monographs which have been translated into more than 35 languages.|
|Abdalla Idris Ali, probably the most loved president of ISNA (1992-1997), he developed and implemented Islamic and Arabic Studies curricula for elementary and junior high students. He is considered a pioneer in the area of Islamic education in North America.|
|Aisha H.L. Al-Adawiya is the Founder of Women In Islam Inc., an organization of Muslim women which focuses on human rights and social justice. Ms. al-Adawiya represents Muslim women in United Nations forums. She also coordinates Islamic input for the Preservation of the Black Religious Heritage Documentation Project of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Ms. Al-Adawiya serves on numerous boards related to the interests of the global Islamic community, including the Interfaith Center of New York; KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights; New York Jobs With Justice; Greater New York Labor-Religion Coalition; Muslim Consultative Network; The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial Educational and Cultural Center (The Shabazz Center).
Imam Kifah Mustapha is the Chairman of the Illinois Council for Imams and Scholars and the Associate Director of the Mosque Foundation.
He is a member on the Advisory Board of Mission and Spiritual Care for Advocate Health Group in Illinois.Imam Kifah Mustapha is the representative of Dar Al Fatwa of Lebanon on behalf of the Lebanese Sunni Muslims in the US. Kifah is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Council for the Center for Faith and Community Health Transformation and a member of the Advisory Board of American Islamic College in Chicago.
|Imam Ousmane Drame of Mali is a graduate of Madinah who gives khutbas in four languages.|
|Imam Musa Azam in an entrepreneur, a Hafiz and an Imam in the greater Chicago land.|
|Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid is President of Sound Vision, the Chair of the Parliament of World's Religions, Chair of Burma Task Force USA, a coalition of 19 national organizations of Muslims.|