The annual convention opened with a recitation from the Koran. After several other speeches, incoming president Ingrid Mattson… read more
The annual convention opened with a recitation from the Koran. After several other speeches, incoming president Ingrid Mattson delivered the keynote address. Topics included the prejudice American Muslims have experienced since the September 11 terrorist attacks, the diversity of the Islamic community, the threat of terrorism, spirituality, immigration, and the importance of openness and dialogue. close
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- Abdullah, Muhammad Nur President Islamic Society of North America
- Azeez, Azhar Member Islamic Society of North America->Executive Council
- Basit, Abdul
- England, Gordon R. Deputy Secretary Department of Defense
- Hassan, Sheik N. President Islamic Medical Assn. of North America
- Malik Mujahid, Abdul Chairman Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago
- Mattson, Ingrid President Islamic Society of North America
- Piracha, Abdul Rashid President Association of Physicians Pakistani Descent N.A.
- Qureshi, Khurshid President Association of Muslim Sci. and Engineers
- Richardson, David Spokesman Boy Scouts of America->Religious Relationships Cmte.
- Romanowski, Alina L. Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of State->Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
- Safi, Louay Executive Director Islamic Society of North America->Leadership Devel. Ctr.
- Siddiqi, Omar Chairman Muslim Youth of N. America
- Ward, Mark S. Deputy Assistant Administrator U.S. Agency for International Development->Asia and the Near East
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