—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
New York, NY (December 17, 2020) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Southeast Region’s annual convention is back this year virtually.
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar D-MN and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson D-TX will be joining the first Muslim elected at the state level in Florida Christopher Benjamin, Member of Florida House of Representatives at the convention for the Social Justice Session titled “Race Relations”.
The speakers also include Dr. Mohsin Ansari, Imam Khalid Griggs, Javaid Siddiqui, Naeem Baig, Omar Tariq, Safiyah Shahid, Dr. Shahid Rafiq, Imam Hafiz Inayatullah, Imam Jawad Ahmed, Dr. Muhammad Yunus, Sumaira Afzal, Ayesha Hameed, Rukhmah Ziamir, Shazia Khurram
The all-day program features sessions at the following times:
Sisters Session (12 pm – 2 pm): Gender Equity and the Advent of Islam
Young Muslims Session (2 pm – 4 pm): The Heart of Gold: The Perfect Example
Social Justice Session (4 pm – 6 pm): Race Relations
Prime Time Session (6 pm – 9 pm): Muhammad (s): Our Prophet, Our Honor