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Social Action Shabbaton: Intolerance--Consequences on Vulnerable Groups

Saturday, January 18, 2020 21 Tevet 5780

All Day

Intolerance: Consequences on Vulnerable Groups

Drash by Hurunnessa Fariad, Head of 
Outreach/PR & Interfaith at All Dulles Area Muslim Society(ADAMS Center). 
Learn more about her below.

SHALEM PANEL DISCUSSION (after Kiddush Luncheon)
Moderated by TI member 
Jon Alterman, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security & Geostrategy and Middle East Director, Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Dana Beyer - TI member, transgender rights advocate and Exec. Dir. of Gender Rights MD

Hurunnessa Fariad - Head of Outreach/PR & Interfaith at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society
Carolivia Herron - TI member, novelist and scholar of African-American Judaica
Chapman Todd - A Founder of DC Central Kitchen, C
ampaign Coordinator for the Montgomery County Inside campaign.

Hurunnessa Fariad is Head of Outreach/PR & Interfaith at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS Center), where she oversees efforts to educate the DMV community about the ADAMS Center and the American Muslim community it serves. She has represented the Center on CNN, WUSA9, Channel 7, Channel 4, NPR, the Kojo Nnamdi show (WAMU) and other national and international media outlets.

Ms. Fariad oversees interfaith efforts and is an active member of MJAC (Muslim Jewish Advisory Council) and PCI (Peace Catalyst International). She is a Board Member at the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, Leadership Circle for New America Movement; Committee Member for Fairfax County’s Interfaith & Equity Committee; a member of the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) Multicultural Coalition, and former Chair of Religious Affairs at Fairfax County NAACP.

Ms. Fariad is also the Music Director of THE ADAMS BEAT, America's first mosque youth choir, which is actively involved in interfaith and advocacy work. Aspen Institute Featured ADAMS BEAT on a podcast to showcase the importance of involving youth in interfaith work.

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