Community Organizations

History of ING Presentations and Panels in Community Organizations, 1994-2018

Promoting interreligious and intercultural understanding and harmony is a concern of many community organizations, from Rotary and other service clubs to government agencies, and so they have called on ING to educate their members and constituencies about Islam and other world religions and about the significance and role of religion in the contemporary world. Following is a listing of ING presentations and interfaith panels to community organizations from 1994 through the present.

2018

JANUARY
– The Beauty of Being a Muslim Woman, Redwood Chamber Choir, Santa Cruz, CA
– How Americans (Mis)understand Muslims, Sebastopol Rotary Club, Sebastopol, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Society for Community Work, San Francisco, CA
– Removing the Stigma Around Bullying, ICNA Council for Social Justice
– Being a Muslim Woman in America Today, AAUW Interbranch Council, Seaside, CA
– Cultural Competency Seminar, Pars Equality Center, San Jose, CA
MARCH
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Los Gatos Morning Rotary Club, Los Gatos, CA
– Shared Values Among Faiths, Bill Wilson Center, Santa Clara, CA
– A Solution to Building Resilience Among Muslim School-Aged Children, Muslim Mental Health Conference, Washington, DC
APRIL
– Understanding Islam: Basics of Islam, County of Santa Clara, Mountain View, CA
– Understanding Islam: Women and Islam, County of Santa Clara, Mountain View, CA
– Islamophobia, Menlo Park Library, Menlo Park, CA
– Understanding Islam: Fear of a Faith: Sharia, Surveillance, Terrorism, and the Muslim Ban, County of Santa Clara, Mountain View, CA
MAY
– Muslim Women Beyond the Stereotypes, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
– Ramadan, Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz, CA
– Qur’an Reading and Adhan, Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz, CA
– Islamic Networks Group, Kiwanis Club of San Jose, San Jose, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Los Altos Rotary Club, Los Altos, CA
JUNE
– Interfaith Practices of Sanctuary, Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, Oakland, CA
JULY
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA
– Shared Values Among Faiths, The Bill Wilson Center, Santa Clara, CA
AUGUST
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Saratoga Rotary Club, Saratoga, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, San Francisco Village, San Francisco, CA
SEPTEMBER
– Race, Class, and Religious Intersectionality in America, Islamic Thought Institute, Jackson, MS
– Global Climate Action Summit Interfaith Service, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Cameron House, San Francisco, CA
– Muslim Women Beyond the Stereotypes, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA
OCTOBER
– Bullying Awareness Forum, Santa Clara County Chambers, San Jose, CA
– Religion and Workplace Discrimination Trends, Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, Palisades, NY
NOVEMBER
– Overview of ING and Opportunities for Collaboration, Cities Association of Santa Clara County, Sunnyvale, CA
DECEMBER
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Sebastopol Sunrise Rotary Club, Sebastopol, CA
– Custom Presentation, Pacifica Institute Silicon Valley, Concord, CA

2017

JANUARY
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Edgewood Center for Children and Families, San Carlos, CA
– Islam in Post-Election America, American Civil Liberties Union, Berkeley, CA
– Global Immersion Webinar, The Global Immersion Project
– Women’s March, San Jose City Hall, San Jose, CA
– Women’s March, Civic Center, San Francisco, CA
FEBRUARY
– Stand for Love, Albany Library, Albany, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith/Teachings About Death and Dying, Hospice of the Valley, San Jose, CA
– Living the Faith, Jewish Family and Children’s Services, San Mateo, CA
– Muslims in America in Light of the Trump Presidency, League of Women Voters, San Jose, CA
– Religion and Pluralism, Menlo Park Library, Menlo Park, CA
– Day of Remembrance, Sundance Kabuki, San Francisco, CA
– Panel on Islamophobia, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Kiwanis Club of Los Altos, Los Altos, CA
– Pluralism and Youth, The Bill Wilson Center, Santa Clara, CA
MARCH
– Sanctuary and Solidarity, St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, Cupertino, CA
– International Women’s Day Rally, San Jose City Hall, San Jose, CA
– South Bay Call to Action, Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos Hills, CA
– Muslim Women Beyond the Stereotypes, American Association of University Women, El Cerrito, CA
– Sanctuary for a Moral Economy, East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy, Oakland, CA
– Muslim Women Beyond the Stereotypes, Dougherty Station Library, San Ramon, CA
– Women’s March Community Panel, Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
APRIL
– What Does It Mean To Be Muslim? The Basics, Commonwealth Club, Palo Alto, CA
– Amaan Inaugural Event, Arab-American Cultural Center of Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA
– Immigrant/Refugee Footwashing, Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, Oakland, CA
– Education Dialogue, State Senator Steve Glazer, Orinda, CA
– Shared Values Among Faiths, Richmond Branch Library, San Francisco, CA
– Unity Panel, Berkeley Buddhist Temple, Berkeley, CA
– Interview with League of Women Voters, CreaTV, San Jose, CA
MAY
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Richmond Branch Library, San Francisco, CA
– Fear of a Faith: Surveillance, Terrorism, and the Muslim Ban, Commonwealth Club, Palo Alto, CA
– An Act of Cinematic Solidarity Against Islamophobia, Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, Berkeley, CA
– Women and Islam, County Supervisor Joe Simitian, Palo Alto, CA
JUNE
– Living the Faith, Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Milpitas, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Kiwanis Club of San Ramon Valley, Danville, CA
JULY
– Interfaith Garden Event, Habitat for Humanity, San Francisco, Ca
AUGUST
– Pluralism, The Bill Wilson Center, Santa Clara, CA
SEPTEMBER
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Los Gatos Rotary Club, Los Gatos, CA
OCTOBER
– Challenges to Muslims and the Work of ING, Rotary Summit Center, San Jose, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Palo Alto Women’s Club, Palo Alto, CA
– Muslims in Contemporary Society, San Jose Women’s Club, San Jose, CA
NOVEMBER
– Band Together Bay Area, San Francisco, CA
DECEMBER
– Community Outreach and Youth Engagement, Global Ties San Francisco, San Jose, CA
– Applied Leadership, American Leadership Institute Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Kiwanis Club of Campbell, Campbell, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Buddhist Church of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2016

JANUARY
– Talking Back to Hate, Tony Blair Faith Foundation, Webinar
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Rotary Club, Fremont, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Villa Marin, San Rafael, CA
FEBRUARY
– Countering the Cancer of Extremism, Pacifica Institute Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale, CA
– Answering Difficult Questions about Islam and Muslims in the Current Political Environment, Pacifica Institute Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale, CA
MARCH
– Pluralism, The Bill Wilson Center, Santa Clara, CA
– Muslim Women Beyond the Stereotypes, AAUW Interbranch Council, South San Francisco, CA
– Islam and Neo-Atheism, ING, Webinar
APRIL
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Kiwanis Club of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
– Toward a More Perfect Union: Overcoming Islamophobia, Japanese-American Citizens League/Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA
MAY
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Kiwanis Club of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
– Muslim Women in America Today, AAUW, San Jose, CA
JUNE
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Santa Cruz Philosophy Club, Santa Cruz, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Avenidas Senior Center, Palo Alto, CA
JULY
– American Muslims and the 2016 Elections, Muslim Community Center of the East Bay, Pleasanton, CA
– The Work of ING, American Civil Liberties Union, Albany, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Princeton Club, San Francisco, CA
AUGUST
– Pluralism, The Bill Wilson Center, Santa Clara, CA
SEPTEMBER
– Multi-faith Peace Walk and Picnic, Mitchell Park, Palo Alto, CA
– 2016 Abdelkader Education Project Forum, Cedar Rapids, IA
– Youth and the Future of Faith-based Organizations, Alamada County Supervisor Keith Carson, Berkeley, CA
– Religion and Extremism, Ainsley House Museum, Campbell, CA
OCTOBER
– National Day of Prayer for Behavioral Health Recover and Understanding, San Mateo County Behavioral Health Services, Redwood City, CA
NOVEMBER
– A Community Dialogue on Peacemaking: Muslims and Muslim Women in America, Asian American Alliance of Marin, Novato, CA
– Beyond the Safety Pin: How to Be an Active Ally, South Asian Bar Association of Colorado, Boulder, CO
DECEMBER
– Responding to Islamophobia, private residence, Alameda, CA
– Living the Faith: Religious Holidays/Holy Days, Avenidas Senior Center, Palo Alto, CA
– Similarities and Differences Between Holidays, Peninsula Volunteers Little House Activity Center, Menlo Park, CA

2015

JANUARY
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Ripple Effects Interest Circle, Berkeley, CA
– Muslim Voices Against Extremism, Pacifica Institute Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale, CA
– Islam and Endowments, American Muslim Community Centers, Longwood, FL
– INGYouth Workshop, American Muslim Community Centers, Longwood, FL
– INGYouth Workshop, South Bay Islamic Association, San Jose, CA
FEBRUARY
– Community Town Hall: Healing from Tragedy, Reviving our Faith, Muslim Community Association, Santa Clara, CA
– Community Conversation with CAIR & ING: Anti-Muslim Bus Ads, Chapel Hill Murders & Moving Forward, Mercy High School, San Francisco, CA
MARCH
– Religious Pluralism in Jerusalem, The Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose, CA
– Noah’s Pudding, Pacifica Institute Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale, CA
APRIL
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Lake Merritt Independent Senior Living, Oakland, CA
– Muslim Contributions to Civilization, Yerba Buena High School Social Justice Conference, San Jose, CA
– Muslim Women Beyond the Stereotypes, Yerba Buena High School Social Justice Conference, San Jose, CA
– Muslim Women Beyond the Stereotypes, Older Women’s League, San Francisco, CA
– Educating for Humanity: Building upon Prophetic Foundations, Northstar School, Fremont, CA
JUNE
– Ramadan Community Event, Union City Library, Union City, CA
SEPTEMBER
– American Muslims and Social Justice, Public Allies Silicon Valley, Redwood City, CA
– Abdelkader Education Forum, Elkader, IA
– Muslim Civic Engagement: From East Coast to West, Infinity Towers, San Francisco, CA
– Islamophobia, the New Racism? Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center, Walnut Creek, CA
OCTOBER
– Wrestling Jerusalem, Marines Memorial Theater, San Francisco, CA
– Religious Literacy for Disaster Relief Workers, American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter, San Jose, CA
NOVEMBER
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Moldaw Residences, Palo Alto, CA
– Thanksgiving Event: Remembrance of Neighborhood Values, Pacifica Institute East Bay, Albany, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, private event, Morgan Hill, CA

2014

FEBRUARY
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Rotary Club of Sunnyvale, Sunnyvale, CA
APRIL
– Caste, Cows, and Curriculum: What your Children Are Learning about your Culture, Heritage, and Religion in Schools, Hindu American Foundation, San Ramon, CA
– Alumni Networking Banquet, Association for Muslim Professional Development, Berkeley, CA
MAY
– Shi’a and Sunni, Ends and Means Luncheon, San Francisco, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Jewish retired professionals group, San Anselmo, CA
– The Tag Project Panel, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
– Symbols and Customs of Local Religions, Fremont Family Resource Center, Fremont, CA
JUNE
– Ramadan, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
JULY
– Anti-bullying Event, Muslim Community Association, Santa Clara, CA
SEPTEMBER
– Getting to Know American Muslims and their Faith, Hillhouse Club, San Francisco, CA
– Peace Picnic, American Muslim Voice, San Jose, CA
– American Muslims and Social Justice, Public Allies Silicon Valley, Milpitas, CA
OCTOBER
– The Changemaker Who Lives Next Door, Orinda Community Center, Orinda, CA
– Technology, Gaza, and Perception: A Human Response to Human Suffering, IEEE Global Technology Humanitarian Conference, San Jose, CA
– Unmosqued, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, Santa Clara, CA
NOVEMBER
– Religion and Environmental Issues, Pacifica Institute, Sunnyvale, CA
– Distinguished Muslim Women’s Panel: Contemporary Perspectives on Hijab, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
DECEMBER
– Islam and Peace, private event, Napa, CA
– Our Neighbors’ Religious Holidays, Kiwanis Club of San Jose, San Jose, CA

2013

JANUARY
– About ING, Our Muslim Neighbor (radio interview)
FEBRUARY
– Day of Remembrance: Connecting American Muslim and Japanese-American Communities, San Jose Taiko, San Jose, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Campbell Rotary Club, Campbell, CA
– Living the Faith, Contra Costa Social Workers, Pleasant HIll, CA
– President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge Bay Area Forum, Moraga, CA
MARCH
– Combating Bias Against Muslims, Congressman Don Edwards Inns of Court, San Jose, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and their Faith, Corte Madera Lions Club, Corte Madera, CA
SEPTEMBER
– Social Justice for Muslims Post-9/11, Public Allies Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA
– Multi-faith Peace Picnic, American Muslim Voice, Palo Alto, CA
– Inspired by Malala: Muslim Women Discuss Activism, Community, and Islamophobia, International Museum of Women, San Francisco, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslim Women, San Ramon Library, San Ramon, CA
NOVEMBER
– Anti-Bullying Talk, Open Youth Forum, Milpitas, CA
DECEMBER
– Challenging Islamophobia, San Francisco Islamic School, San Francisco, CA

2012

JANUARY
– Training for Parents and Youth: Answering Difficult Questions about Muslims and their Faith, MCC East Bay, Pleasanton, CA
– Interfaith Peacemaking, Council on Foreign Relations, Conference Call
– Pursuing Justice, Pacifica Institute Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale, CA
FEBRUARY
– Living the Faith, Girl Scouts of Northern California, Union City, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and their Faith, Silicon Valley Reads, Saratoga Library, Saratoga, CA
– APIP Learning Circle Meeting, Oakland, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Silicon Valley Reads, Alviso Library, San Jose, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Silicon Valley Reads, Evergreen Library, San Jose, CA
MARCH
– Muslim Women in Action: A History and Overview of Islamic Networks Group, Pacifica Institute, Albany, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Silicon Valley Reads, East SJ Carnegie Branch Library, San Jose, CA
– The Power of One: Join ING to Promote Education and Muslim Engagement and Build Confidence in Muslim Youth, ING, Pleasanton, CA
APRIL
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Silicon Valley Reads, Gilroy Library, Gilroy, CA
– Shared Values, The Terraces, Los Altos, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, AlmaVia, San Francisco, CA
MAY
– Telling our Story: Preventing Discrimination, Prejudice, and Bullying, ING, Santa Clara, CA
– Workshop on Islam, Private party, Danville, CA
JULY
– Muslim Youth Leadership Program, Council on American-Islamic Relations, Sacramento, CA
– The Bounty of Water, Pacifica Institute, Albany, CA
AUGUST
– Vigil for Sikh Community, Concord City Hall, Concord, CA
SEPTEMBER
– Muslims in the US and Abroad since 9/11, Public Allies Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA
– Hope Hospice Community Training, Hope Hospice, Dublin, CA
OCTOBER
– Welcoming the Stranger, Peninsula Interfaith Coalition on Immigration, San Mateo, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights, Oakland, CA
NOVEMBER
– Post 9/11 Stories and Beyond: Exploring Civil Rights Narratives in the Community, Fred Korematsu Institute, San Francisco, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Odyssey Group, San Mateo, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Age Song Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA
DECEMBER
– Islam and Muslim Integration in America and Europe, World Affairs Council & League of Women Voters, Los Altos, CA
– Contemporary Religious Issues Facing Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, Pacific Union Club, San Francisco, CA

2011

JANUARY
– An Evening with Reza Aslan, ING, Santa Clara, CA
– Compassion in Action: A Buddhist-Muslim Dialogue, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
MARCH

– White House Conference on Bullying Prevention, Washington, DC
– White House Briefing, Washington, DC
– Muslim Women in the U.S. and Around the World, 3 Cups of Tea Society, Walnut Creek, CA
– Conference Call on the U.S. Department of State’s 2011 Hours Against Hate, U.S. Department of State
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Kiwanis Club of Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, CA
MAY
– County of Santa Clara Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony, San Jose, CA
– Beyond Tolerance: An Interfaith Dialogue, Palo Alto Family YMCA, Palo Alto, CA
– Book Discussion, Hewar Social Communications, Santa Clara, CA
– Islam and Authors, Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California, Oakland, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, American Association of University Women—San Jose, San Jose, CA
– Reviving the Islamic Spirit, Long Beach, CA
JUNE
– Panel on Pakistan, United Religions Initiative, San Francisco, CA
– Silicon Valley & Egyptian Democracy, The Fellowship Forum, Palo Alto, CA
– Answering Difficult Questions about Islam and Muslims, Muslim Youth of North America, Bear Mountain, NY
– Public Perceptions of Muslim Americans: Opportunities and Challenges, Muslim Public Affairs Council, Conference call
JULY
– Pilot Anti-Bullying Workshop for Youth, Islamic Society of North America, Rosemont, IL
– Answering Difficult Questions about Islam and Muslims, Muslim Youth of North America, Rosemont, IL
– Bullying as an Epidemic: Practical Tools to Address Bullying in our Communities and Schools, Muslim Youth of North America, Rosemont, IL
– Bullying Prevention: A Workshop for Youth, Muslim Youth of North America, Rosemont, IL
– Train the Trainer: Bullying Prevention, Muslim Youth of North America, Rosemont, IL
– Traditions and Culture of Islam, Camp Newman, Santa Rosa, CA
AUGUST
-Bullying Prevention Seminar for Yourth, Webinar
-Unheard Voices of 9/11 Hearing, California Asian-Pacific Legislative Caucus, Mountain View, CA
-Called to Serve: Faith Traditions Reaching Out to Those in Need, St. Anthony Foundation, San Francisco, CA
SEPTEMBER
-9/11 Commemoration: Transformation through Engagement, ING, Saratoga, CA
-Tenth Anniversary Commemoration of September 11, 2001, City of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
-Ten Days for Peace, Modesto Peace/Life Center, Modesto, CA
-Pathways to Peace, United Nations Association of the East Bay, Berkeley, CA
-Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC
-Interfaith Panel Discussion on End-of-Life Issues, Hope Hospice, Dublin, CA
-St. Anthony Foundation 60th Anniversary, San Francisco, CA
-World Peace Village, Child & Family Institute, Menlo Park, CA
-Death and Dying in Islamic Tradition, San Francisco End of Life Coalition, San Francisco, CA

2010

MARCH
– Getting To Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Alma Via of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
APRIL
– Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony, Jewish Community Relations Council, San Jose, CA
– Muslim Women in the U.S. and Around the World, UC Davis Muslim Student Association, Davis, CA
MAY
– Living the Faith, Pilgrim Haven, Los Altos, CA
– Cultural Diversity Training for Case Workers, Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Milpitas, CA
– Women in Islam and Reform in the Middle East, Council on Foreign Relations, San Francisco, CA
JUNE
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Atria of Daly City, Daly City, CA
AUGUST
– Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit, US Department of Education, Washington DC
SEPTEMBER
– Water, Science, and Religion, International Institute of the Bengal and Himalayan Basins, Berkeley, CA
– Iftar Dinner, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
– Discussion of ING’s Work, Santa Clara County Cities Association, Sunnyvale, CA
OCTOBER
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, East Bay Jewish-Palestinian Dialogue Group, Berkeley, CA
NOVEMBER
– Meeting, Tony Blair Faith Foundation, San Francisco, CA
– Park 51: The NY Islamic Center Project, Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, CA
– Poetry and Prayer: A Panel Discussion of Poetry as a Language of Faith, City of Pleasanton, Pleasanton, CA
– U.S. Summit for Global Citizen Diplomacy, Washington, DC
– The New “Problem Identities”: Implications of the Ground Zero Controversy for American Ideals of Religious Freedom, Common Bond Institute, Rohnert Park, CA
DECEMBER
– Thou Shalt not Bear False Witness: What Modern Media Can Learn from Imam al-Bukhari, Reviving the Islamic Spirit, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2009

JANUARY
– Islam and the Environment, The Regeneration Project, San Francisco, CA
FEBRUARY
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Helios Corner Apartments, Berkeley, CA
MARCH
– Islamic Contributions to Civilization, Turkish Cultural Center, Houston, TX
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Helios Corner Apartments, Berkeley CA
MAY
– Film Festival and Dialogue Workshop, Unity Productions Foundation, Washington, DC
JUNE
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Piedmont Gardens, Oakland, CA
JULY
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Livermore Rotary Club, Livermore, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Pilgrim Haven Retirement Community, Los Altos, CA
AUGUST
– Video Interview, Arab American Cultural Center, San Jose CA
SEPTEMBER
– Women in Islam: A Closer Look, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
– Jewish-Muslim Dinner, Santa Clara, CA
OCTOBER
– Arab Heritage Month Gala, Arab Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
– Arab Cultural Festival Booth, Arab Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
– Politics and New Media in the Muslim World, Forum on Politics, Berkeley, CA
– The Early Women of Islam, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
– Islamic Contributions to Civilization, Clayton Community Library, Clayton, CA
– Countering Extremism Through Youth and Women’s Leadership in Islam, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
NOVEMBER
– Interfaith Dinner, ING, Santa Clara, CA
– Getting To Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Center for Spiritual Enlightenment, San Jose, CA
– Al-America Presentation, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
– Jewish-Muslim Relations in the U.S.: In the Shadow of the Middle East Conflict, Common Bond Institute, San Mateo, CA
– Next Steps for A New Beginning: Practical Healing for Stereotypes That Divide, Common Bond Institute, San Mateo, CA
– Memories of Muhammad, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
DECEMBER
– Sufism: The Inner Teachings of Islam, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA

2008

JANUARY
– Sons in Retirement, Sunnyvale, CA
– Panel: Women of the Book, American Association of University Women, Morgan Hill, CA
FEBRUARY
– Women’s Dialogue Circle, Santa Clara, CA
– Women in Islam; Afghan-American Muslim Outreach, Fremont, CA
MARCH
– Sons in Retirement, Palo Alto, CA
– 2008 Carry the Vision Conference Initial Vision Meeting, Center for Spiritual Enlightenment (CSE), San Jose, CA
– Dialogue on the Abrahamic Family Interfaith Event: Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA
– YMCA of Santa Clara Valley, San Jose, CA
– Beyond Us and Them: Confronting Hidden Bias in Our Community, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Palo Alto, CA
APRIL
– Center for Spiritual Enlightenment, San Jose, CA
– Holocaust Remembrance Day, County Government Center, San Jose, CA
– Women’s Convening Conference, One Nation, San Francisco, CA
MAY
– Inter-religious Dialogues: Discussion on Food, Silicon Valley Conference for Community and Justice, Los Gatos, CA
– Seerat-un-Nabi Meeting, American-Muslim Mothers Association, Tracy, CA
– American Muslim Community, San Jose Women’s Club, San Jose, CA
– Overview of Muslims and Islam Extremists, Cupertino Rotary Club, Cupertino, CA
JUNE
– Albany Rotary Club, Albany, CA
– Fellowship Forum, Palo Alto, CA
JULY
– Council on Foreign Relations, New York, NY
AUGUST
– San Mateo Rotary Club, San Mateo, CA
– Islam and the Environment, Cedarwoods Schoolhouse, Hayward, CA
SEPTEMBER
– Film Presentation and Panel Discussion on Divided We Fall, Facing History, Fremont, CA
OCTOBER
– Education Recognition Awards Presentation, East Side Union High School District, San Jose, CA
– Getting to know American Muslims and Their Faith, Rancho San Antonio Forum, Cupertino, CA
– Combating Employment Discrimination After 9/11 Panel, City of San Francisco Human Rights Commission, San Francisco, CA
NOVEMBER
– Getting to Know Your Muslim American Neighbors, MV Reads, Mountain View, CA
– Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Milpitas, CA
– Women in Islam: Culture vs. Religion, MV Reads, Mountain View, CA

2007

JANUARY
– ING and Anti-Hate Crimes, Tri-Valley Hate Crime Coalition
FEBRUARY
– Facing Violence: Justice, Religion and Conflict Resolution, World Forum 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
– Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA
MARCH
– Environmental Presentation, American Muslims Intent on Learning and Activism (AMILA), San Francisco, CA
APRIL
– Hayward Public Library, Hayward, CA
– Living Legends of Non-Violence National Conference, San Jose, CA
– Silicon Valley Conference for Community and Justice (SVCCJ), San Jose, CA
– Holocaust Remembrance Day, Santa Clara County Office of Human Relations, San Jose, CA
MAY
– Islamic Contributions to Civilization, Hayward Public Library, Hayward, CA
– The Power of One, 2007 Youth Leadership Seminar
– Chiodo Art Development, Oakland, CA
– Film Showing: Obsession, San Francisco Voice for Israel, San Francisco, CA
JUNE
– League of Women Voters, San Jose, CA
– Sons in Retirement, San Jose, CA
SEPTEMBER
– Interfaith Prayer for Peace, Global Day for Darfur, Old Saint Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco, CA
– International Day of Peace, City of Albany Social and Economic Justice Committee, Albany, CA
– Ramadan and Abrahamic Traditions, Livermore Community Center, Livermore, CA
NOVEMBER
– Delta Kappa Gamma Society
– Sons of Retirement, Mountain View, CA
– FAITHS Leadership, San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco, CA
– Interfaith Speakers Bureau Partners Event, San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco, CA
– Interfaith Speakers Bureau Partners Event, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, San Jose, CA

2006

FEBRUARY
– Retired Men’s Club, Palo Alto, CA
– Panel: Forum on Danish Cartoons, American Leadership Forum (ALF) Senior Fellows
MARCH
– Film Showing: Muhammad, Legacy of a Prophet and FAQs about Islam, Fremont Library, Fremont, CA
– Los Gatos Kiwanis Club, Campbell, CA
APRIL
– Panel: “Diverse, nonviolent communities are the building blocks for world peace,” Carry the Vision Peace Conference
– Islam and Family Values, Child and Family Institute, Menlo Park, CA
– Mediation, Dispute Resolution, Difficult Dialogues and Religious Conflict, Santa Clara County, CA
MAY
– Reverse Bridges Pilot, Harrisburg, PA
– San Jose Sunrise Rotary Club, San Jose, CA
– Women and Families, Current Event Challenges, Palo Alto, CA
JUNE
– Livermore Public Library, Livermore, CA
– Panel: Covering the Complexities of Islam, Asian American Journalist Association (AAJA) Annual Conference, Hawaii
– Cultural Sensitivity Training Post 9/11 in the Workplace and Muslims, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), San Francisco, CA
JULY
– U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), San Francisco, CA
– 24th Annual Quad Equal Employment Opportunity Training Conference
SEPTEMBER
– Respect for the Sacred, Bay Area Cultural Connections, Sunnyvale, CA
OCTOBER
– Panel: Discussion With Other Faiths About the Environment as a Moral Issue, Sierra Club Global Warming Campaign, San Francisco, CA
NOVEMBER
Pebble Beach/Pacific Grove Rotary Club, Pacific Grove, CA

2005

FEBRUARY
– Cultural Competency Training for Domestic Violence, Support Network for Battered Women
MARCH
– Panel Discussion: Anti-Hate Forum, Fremont, CA
– American Association of University Women, Tillamook Bay, OR
APRIL
– World Affairs Council of Northern California, San Francisco, CA
– Kiwanis Club of San Ramon, San Ramon, CA
JUNE
– Kiwanis Club, San Ramon, CA
– Mental Healthcare for Muslim Patients, San Francisco County Child Protective Services, San Francisco, CA
JULY
– Corporate Training for Managers, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, San Francisco, CA
– Lecture: Commonwealth Club, San Jose, CA
AUGUST
– Golden Gate Breakfast Club, San Francisco, CA
– Asian American Journalist Association (AAJA) Conference, Minneapolis, MN
SEPTEMBER
– Berryessa Branch Library, San Jose, CA
– Santa Teresa Branch Library, San Jose, CA
– West Valley Branch Library, San Jose, CA
– Pilgrim Haven Retirement Community, Los Altos, CA
– Women in Islam, American Association of University Women, San Jose, CA
– East West Institute, New York City
– American Business Women’s Association, San Jose
– San Francisco Bay Area Federal Executive Board’s Annual Training Conference, Burlingame, CA
OCTOBER
– First Amendment Center, Arlington, VA
– Mary Elizabeth Inn Metropolitan Club, San Francisco, CA
– Rock Rose Institute, San Francisco, CA
– Delta Kappa Gamma Society, San Jose. CA
NOVEMBER
– Cultural Integration Fellowship, San Francisco, CA
DECEMBER
– Club of Rome Salon, San Francisco, CA
– Women’s Funding Network, San Francisco, CA

2004

JANUARY
– American Association of University Women, Half Moon Bay, CA
FEBRUARY
– Participation in Multicultural Panel, Southwest YMCA, Alameda, CA
MARCH
– Racial Profiling; Kids Learning Empathy and Respect (KLEAR), Millbrae, CA
– Elderhostel, Santa Clara, CA
– Family Mosaic Project, San Francisco, CA
– Orientation on Islam, Kids Learning Empathy and Respect (KLEAR), Millbrae, CA
– Interfaith Discussion, Half Moon Bay, CA
APRIL
– Islamic Contributions to Civilization, Elderhostel, Santa Clara, CA
– Elderhostel, Santa Clara, CA
– Orientation on Islam; Kids Learning Empathy and Respect (KLEAR), Millbrae, CA
– Orientation on Islam, Women’s Facility, Federal Correctional Institution, Dublin, CA
– Women in Islam, Women’s Federal Correctional Institution, Dublin, CA
MAY
– Orientation on Islam, Kids Learning Empathy and Respect (KLEAR), Millbrae, CA
– Tri-Valley Haven Rape Crisis Center, Livermore, CA
JUNE
– Kaiser Permanente Oakland-Richmond Medical Center Ethics Committee, Richmond, CA
– Training of Trainers, Kids Learning Empathy and Respect (KLEAR), Millbrae, CA
– Rotary Club, Sunnyvale, CA
JULY
– Chevron-Texaco, San Ramon, CA
– Kaiser Permanente Oakland-Richmond Medical Center, Richmond, CA
– Forum: Separation of Church and State, Commonwealth Club of Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA
SEPTEMBER
– Islamic Contributions to Civilization, American Association of University Women, San Jose, CA
OCTOBER
– Diablo International Resource Center, Walnut Creek, CA
– Manager Training, San Francisco City and County Human Services Department, San Francisco, CA

2003

JANUARY
– Women in Islam, American Association of University Women, San Jose, CA
FEBRUARY
– Appreciation of Japanese American Community, Day of Remembrance, San Jose, CA
– Women in Islam, Women in Facilities, LEM Construction, Houston, TX
MARCH
– Women in Islam, Montclair Women’s Club, Montclair, NJ
– Women of Color Spring Forum, Mountain View, CA
– Cultural Diversity Training, Support Network for Battered Women, Mountain View, CA
– Cultural Diversity Training, Food and Drug Administration, Oakland, CA
APRIL
– Muslim Foreign Exchange Students, America-Mideast Educational and Training Services, Inc. (AMIDEAST), Washington, DC
JUNE
– Cultural Diversity Training, Santa Clara County Social Services, San Jose, CA
JULY
– History of ING, Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs (OPEN) Silicon Valley Chapter, San Jose, CA
AUGUST
– Sons in Retirement, San Jose, CA
– Cultural Diversity Training, Community Associations Institute, Alameda, CA
OCTOBER
– United Neighborhoods of Santa Clara County, San Jose, CA
– Presenting Islam and Muslim Culture in the Prison Environment, California Appellate Project of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
– Cultural Diversity Training, Santa Clara County Social Services, San Jose, CA
– Santa Clara County Civil Liberties Forum, San Jose, CA
NOVEMBER
– Interfaith Dinner, Yaseen Foundation, Belmont, CA
– Women in Islam and Islam 101, Sunnyvale Public Library, Sunnyvale, CA
DECEMBER
– San Jose Youth Conservation Center, San Jose, CA

2002

JANUARY
– Impact of 9/11, San Francisco Human Rights Commission Hearings, San Francisco, CA
– Islam and Impact of 9/11, YMCA, Saratoga, CA
– Book Club Discussion, Orinda, CA
– Social Justice in Islam, Working Partnerships Interfaith, San Francisco, CA
– Fremont Public Library, Fremont, CA
FEBRUARY
– South Side Senior Center, San Jose, CA
– Appreciation of Japanese American Community, Day of Remembrance, San Jose, CA
– Appreciation of Japanese American Community, Day of Remembrance, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
– Social Services Training, Veterans Social Services Center, Sonoma
– Hadassah Senior Retirement Village, San Jose, CA
MARCH
– Asian Law Alliance Anniversary Dinner, San Jose, CA
– Social Services Training, San Mateo County Family Services, San Mateo, CA
– Women in Islam, San Francisco Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
– Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Los Altos, CA
– Santa Clara County Intergovernmental Group, San Jose, CA
– Kiwanis Club, San Jose, CA
APRIL
– Oakland City Club, Oakland, CA
– Finding Common Ground, Imagine Festival, Santa Cruz, CA
MAY
– Social Services Training, Department of Human Services, Tiburon, CA
– Unity in Diversity Day, Santa Clara County, San Jose, CA
– Social Services Training, Alum Rock Counseling Center, San Jose, CA
– Southside Community Center, San Jose, CA
JUNE
– Impact of 9/11 on Muslims, Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC), San Francisco, CA
– Social Services Training, East Valley Mental Health Center, North Hollywood, CA
– Chinese for Affirmative Action Annual Dinner, San Francisco, CA
– Annual Facing History and Ourselves Institute, Danville, CA
JULY
– Panel on Women in Islam, KQED, San Francisco, CA
– Kiwanis Club, Sunnyvale, CA

2001

JANUARY
– ING Joins United Religions Initiative (URI) Peninsula Circle
APRIL
– U.S. Center for World Mission, Pasadena, CA
MAY
– Unity in Diversity Day, Santa Clara County, San Jose, CA
– Death Penalty Forum, Santa Clara County, San Jose, CA
OCTOBER
– Asian American Recovery Services Wellness Centers, San Francisco, CA
– Redwood Forest Friends (Quaker Community), Santa Rosa, CA
NOVEMBER
– Women in Islam, Women’s Club, Berkeley, CA
DECEMBER
– 9/11 Impact, Hate Crime Forum, Santa Clara, CA
– Senior Center of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA
– Rotary Club, Santa Clara, CA

2000

JANUARY
– Hate Issues Conference, San Jose, CA
– Alameda County Social Service Agency, Alameda, CA
FEBRUARY
– Islam and the United Nations, United Nations Conference, San Francisco, CA
APRIL
– Baha’i Community of San Jose, San Jose, CA
– National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ), San Jose, CA
NOVEMBER
– Progressive Martial Arts School, San Francisco, CA

1999

AUGUST
– National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Baltimore, MD
SEPTEMBER
– Hate Crimes Against Muslims, Santa Clara County Bar Association, San Jose, CA
– Lieutenant Governor’s “Commission for One California,” State of California, Sacramento, CA

1998

FEBRUARY
– American Association of University Women Conference, Albuquerque, NM

1997

JUNE
– ING Booth, Arab Festival, San Francisco, CA
JULY
– American Muslims as Tenants, San Francisco Property Management, San Francisco, CA
AUGUST
– Alameda County Social Services Agency, Alameda, CA

1994

JANUARY
– Santa Clara County Social Services Agency, San Jose, CA
APRIL
– Santa Clara County Social Services Agency, San Jose, CA
MAY
– Santa Clara County Family Law Division of the Superior Court, San Jose, CA