Muslims for Progressive Values
5th Annual Retreat was July 1-3, 2011

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Presentations & workshops by: 
• • Dr. Amina Wadud 
• Dr. Ghazala Anwar 
• Yarehk Hernandez, M.S 
• Faisal Alam 
Images from our
 God Loves Beauty Festival 
an interfaith visual and performing arts festival.

Below are images of our annual reception last year with Congressman Keith Ellison as keynote speaker , in Washington D.C., 10/24/2011. This year it will be Mona Eltahawy.
Dr. John Esposito with MPV-Los Angeles members.  2/15/ 2012
Speakers and workshops at Muslims for Progressive Value's retreat July 13-15, 2012:

July 13th, 6 - 9 pm : Reception

Saturday July 14th, 2012; 9 am - 6 pm

A report by Presidents of local chapters and a special report from France on the progressive and LGBT Muslim movement in the EU; 'What Is Religion?" by Sultan Abdulhameed; Tricia Moscato-a report on the mental health of minority LGBTQ Muslims in America (research conductedone by Univ. of New Jersey); Yarehk Hernandez-A Progressive Muslim teacher’s guide to teenage Angst, Rebellion, and even Atheism;

4 pm: A trip to 9-11 Memorial for reflection and a quiet prayer for the dead.Sunday July 15th, 2012; 9 am - 4 pm

Kamal Fizazi & Matthew Simonds-A workshop on HIV and Islamic Ethics; Daisy Khan-Women's Shura Council- gender equality in Islam; Ani Zonneveld-The Meaning of Mercy in Islam; Terna Hamida Jahnjeh Tilley-Gyado-a and Wazina Zondon perform"Coming Out Muslim"; Daayiee Abdullah-Islamophobia and Homophobia workshop; Presentation on Strategic 1-3 Year Plan & Group Discussion by heads of MPV Chapters.

Sponsored by the Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College​​.

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