National Islamic Leaders Summit in NYC

The Islamic Leadership Council of more than 55 major Mosques and Islamic Organizations in New York City is hosting a National Islamic Leaders Summit and a News Conference against bigotry and Islamophobia in the United States and will release a Statement agreed upon by these Islamic leaders.

Combating Ethnic and Religious Intolerance and Defending the Continued Building of Mosques in America


WHAT: i) Photo-op with Media: National Islamic Leaders from the U.S.

WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010 @ 1:45 – 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Doubletree JFK Hotel, New York (135-30 140th Street, Jamaica, New York, 11436)


WHAT: ii) News Conference to Issue a Statement Against Bigotry and Islamophobia & Announce Their Stand About Park 51 Project

WHEN: Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 @ 11 a.m.

WHERE: In Front of Park 51, Manhattan (Between Broadway and Church St.)

Confirmed National Islamic Leaders

Imam Muhammad Majid; President Islamic Society of North America (ISNA)
Dr. Zahid Bukhari; President, Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA)

Dr. Ahmed Elbendary; President, Muslim American Society (MAS)

Mr. Nihad Awad, Executive Director, CAIR

Imam Siraj Wahhaj; Ameer, Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA)

Dr. Muzammil Siddiqi; Chairman, Islamic Fiqh Council of North America

Imam Al-Tayyab Abuel Yamaan, Chairman, North American Imams Federation

Imam Mahdi Bray; Executive Director, MAS Justice & Peace Foundation

Imam Asim A. Rashid; Amir of Majlis Philadelphia

Mr. Haris Tarin; Director, Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)

Mr. M. Salim Akhtar; Executive Director, American Muslim Taskforce (AMT)

Ms. Aiysha Al-Adawiya; Founder & Exec. Director, Muslim Women in Islam, Inc.

Mr. Muhammad Nasir; Executive Director, Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago

The management of Park 51 will be present at both events

WHO: Majlis Ash-Shura of Metropolitan New York

      Islamic Leadership Council (Partial List)

The Majlis Ash-Shura of NY, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA-NY), The Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA), the Muslim American Society (MAS-NY), The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY), North American Imams Federation (NAIF), Center for American Muslim Research & Information (CAMRI), The Iqaamatudeen Movement, Muslim Ummah of North America (MUNA), The Association of African Imams, Women in Islam, the Muslim Foundation of America, Masjid At-Taqwa, The Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood, The Muslim Center of NY, The Tawhid Center for Islamic Development, Masjid Omar bin Abdul-Aziz, the Hillside Islamic Center, Masjid Alhamdulillah, Masjid Arqam, Masjid Sabur, Masjid Khalil Rauf Abdullah, Masjid Iqamat Ad-Deen, Masjid Al-Hamdulillah, Masjid Al-Abidin, Baitul Ma’mur Masjid, Young Muslims, Islamic Mission, Muslim Consultative Network, Brooklyn Eid Council, Masjid Allahu Akbar, Masjid Omar bin Abdul Aziz, Masjid Al-Farooq, Masjid Al-Hira and Masjid Darul Qur’an, The Muslim Consultative Network (MCN), Masjid Imam Ali, Masjid At-Taqwa, the House of Peace, the United Muslim Alliance (UMA), Arab Muslim American Federation.

(Masjid=Mosque)


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