Being a Muslim in the US These Days: A Panel Discussion

Thursday, November 17, 7:30 pm, Community Center

Three Muslim Americans will share their experiences during recent months of political discourse, and the impact of the divisive rhetoric that marks this year’s presidential election. Follen member Maggie Herzig will moderate.

Some questions for our guests:

  • What do you most wish non-Muslims understood about who you are and who you are not?
  • Are some stereotypes particularly upsetting?
  • Have you experienced supportive “ally” responses from non-Muslims?
  • What do you not want from those who wish to be supportive?


aisah-a-mAishah Abdul-Musawwir, Library Media Specialist, Cambridge Public Schools, member of Masjid An-Nur, Roxbury

tahir-cTahir Chaudhry, Former President, Islamic Society of Boston/Wayland, member of Lexington Interfaith Clergy Association




saadia-aSaadia Ahmad, Master’s Degree Student in Conflict Resolution, UMass-Boston, specializing in religious conflict and interfaith dialogue





This event is free and open to the public.  Open to the public; please invite your friends. Download “Being a Muslim” Panel Flyer

Followed two days later by a tour of the Islamic Center of Boston Community Center.