(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/1/10) – Some 200 people turned out on Sunday at the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Arlington, Va., for an interfaith dialogue and a screening of a new film about global Muslim public opinion.
[View Video Clips from the Interfaith Dialogue.]
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) hosted the event in partnership with 20,000 Dialogues, a project of Unity Productions Foundation, the makers of “Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think interfaith dialogue.” 20,000 Dialogues is a nationwide initiative that uses discussions about films to build greater understanding of Muslims.
Speakers included: (in order of appearance)
- Daniel Tutt, Unity Productions Foundation, Outreach Manager
- Rev. Bernie Nord, Trinity Presbyterian
- Father Leo Walsh, Secretariat For Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
- CAIR National Outreach Coordinator Aseel Elborno
- Hazami Barmada, American Muslim Interactive Network, President
- Imam Johari Abdul-Malik, Dar Al Hijra
Co-sponsors of the event: Unity Production Foundation, Paulist Fathers, AMIN DC, Faith Act Fellows, Dar Al-Hijra, Trinity Presbyterian Church
CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
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