2015/12/04 09:00:00

Friday Khutbahs across Masjids in Delaware Valley on Social Justice and Political Activism as it relates to our civic responsibility.”

Evening Sessions | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Tarbiyah School | 698 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702

Agenda

Sheikh Yusuf Estes (Guide US TV): Developing Electronic Media Resources for Social Justice and Political Activism
Imam Amin Nathari: Experiences of Reforming Communities in America

SESSION I: DELAWARE VALLEY LEADERSHIP FORUM & BREAKFAST

ROOM # TBD

 

TIME PROGRAM SPEAKERS & PRESENTERS
9:00 AM – 9:05 AM Quran Recitation Sheikh Hicham Ahmad
9:05 AM -9:10 AM Welcome by Delaware Council Chairman Jamil Tourk
9:10 AM – 9:30 AM Opening Statement: Why Delaware Council, Why this Convention, What’s Next? Dr. Muqtader Khan
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Open Dialogue Moderated by Dr. Saleem Khan Dr. Saleem Khan

 

SESSION II: FAITH & THE DUTY TO SOCIAL JUSTICE

MAIN AUDITORIUM | 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

TIME PROGRAM SPEAKERS & PRESENTERS
10:30 AM – 10:40 AM Welcome by Moderator Dr. Muqtader Khan
10:40AM -11:00 AM Keynote Comments Sheikh Yusuf Estes
11:00 AM – 11:07 AM Christian Perspective on Social Justice Rev. William Lane
11:07 AM -11:14 AM Jewish Perspective to Repair the World Rabbi Krantz
11:14 AM -11:21 AM Quranic Perspective on Justice Sheikh Abdul Hadi
11:21 AM -11:28 AM Sikh Perspective on Social Justice Charanjit Manhas
11:28 AM -11:35 AM Hindu Perspective on Dharma and Social Justice Pramod Mathur
11:35 AM – 11:45 AM Islam, Race and Social Justice and closing prayers Imam Rudolph Ali

 

PARALLEL SESSIONS: 12: 15 PM – 1:30 PM

SESSION III TOPIC PANEL
ROOM # 156 POLITICAL ACTIVISM Sam Guy (Chair)
David Tackett
Jacob Bender
Umer Farooq
Ijaz Chaudhury
Mehwish Tirmizi
SESSION IV TOPIC PANEL
ROOM # 157 RACISM AND ISLAMOPHOBIA Kathleen Macrae (Chair)
Ryan Houldin
Nina Qureshi
Ejaz Sabir
Suetwedian Muhammad
SESSION V TOPIC PANEL
ROOM # 130 SERVICE TO HUMANITY Murat Kose (Chair)
Arshia Wajid
Irfan Patel
Jamil Tourk
Hena Zuberi
Anas Ben Addi

SESSION VI: LAW ENFORCEMENT AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

ROOM # MAIN AUDITORIUM | 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM

SESSION VI PROGRAM PANEL
1:45 PM – 3:00 PM This forum is to engage with authorities on issues of policing and security that concern the community. Please bring your questions written on an index card (cards and pencils will be provided) to ask questions to the authorities.  Written questions are solicited to prevent abuse of time and maximize interaction.
Dr. Muqtader Khan (Chair)
County Exec. Tom Gordon
Police Chief Colonel Elmer Setting
Harpreet Singh Mokha, DOJ

 

SESSION VII: POLITICS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

ROOM # MAIN AUDITORIUM | 3:15 PM – 4:45 PM

SESSION VII             PROGRAM SPEAKERS 
3:15 PM – 4:45 PM Welcome by Moderator Moustafa Tuncer
Keynote Governor Jack Markell
Speeches Senator Thomas Carper
Congressman John Carney
Mazhar Rishi
Bryan Townsend
Senator Chris Coon’s Video message
Closing Remarks by Delaware Council Jamil Tourk, Dr. Naveed Baqir and Dr. Muqtedar khan

SESSION VIII: CHILDRENS CONVENTION (PARALLEL SESSION)

ROOM # The Pit | 3:15 – 4:45

Educational activities with Omar Khawaja, Author of Ilyas & Duck series.

SESSION IX: FUNDRAISING COMEDY NIGHT 

ROOM # MAIN AUDITORIUM

SESSION IX             PROGRAM SPEAKERS & PRESENTERS
5:00 PM – 8:30 PM Evening Session by First State Islamic Foundation

Fundraising Comedy Night 

 

Omar Khawaja (Ilyas & Duck)

Jameel Syed (50 Mosque Man)

Habeeb Quadri (Author)

 

Dr. Saleem Khan (President, FSIF)

Hafiz Harun Amin

Ustadh Majed Majmoud

Amer Zahr (TEDx Speaker & Comedian)

 


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