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Montgomery College to Commemorate Arab American Heritage Month in April Kick-off Event Wednesday, April 7 Features Dalia Mogahed, Member of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
Beginning on April 7, Montgomery College will host a series of special events to celebrate Arab American Heritage Month with the theme of “Let’s Give Peace a Chance: Making a Change for a Better World.” The commemoration is designed to encourage discussion and learning, and highlight the diverse cultural traditions of the world’s 22 Arab countries. The events are free and open to the public.
The kick-off event is a discussion titled “Giving Peace a Voice: Enriching Minds, Engaging Hearts, Transforming Communities” and features Dalia Mogahed, executive director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies and a member of President Obama’s advisory council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. The keynote speaker is Congresswoman Donna Edwards. The event will take place Wednesday, April 7 at noon in the College’s Theater Arts Arena, located in the Theatre Arts Building, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville. A jazz performance by Arab American Lena Seikaly and a reception will follow.
For a complete list of activities and events celebrating Arab American Heritage Month at the College, visit www.montgomerycollege.edu/AAHM/events. For information about more Arab American Heritage Month events at Montgomery College, contact Enas Elhanafi at 240-567-1759 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For maps and directions to Montgomery College’s campuses, visit www.montgomerycollege.edu/maps.