Event TONIGHT | Upcoming Interfaith Panel | Ramadan Events Join us TONIGHT for the Last Panel in the “Understanding Islam” Speaker Series Join ING Executive Director Maha Elgenaidi and Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian for the last event in a three-part speaker series on “Women and Islam” tonight, April 25th from 7:00-8:30pm at the Saratoga Civic Theater. Panelists will talk about what it means to be a Muslim woman, and how Islam intersects with gender in today’s world. The session will also include a period of Q&A with the audience. Cost is free and open to the public. RSVP here. Join ING, City of Mountain View, and Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian for “Religion and Pluralism” Interfaith Panel Join ING’s Interfaith Speaker’s Bureau (IFSB) and Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian for a panel discussion on “Religion and Pluralism” on Monday, April 29th from 6:30-8:30pm at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. This panel consisting of Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and Christian representatives will address how religious communities view the beliefs and practices of other traditions.The panel will answer questions such as: What does your tradition teach about religious pluralism? How does your religious tradition view other faith traditions? How does it view religious diversity within your own faith? Can adherence to one religious tradition be compatible with respect for the many other religious traditions and convictions in our world? How can we work towards more acceptance of a pluralistic society, and what are the benefits? Are there pitfalls, and how do we overcome them? The session will also include a period of Q&A with the audience. Cost is free and open to the public. Join us! RSVP here. This event is co-sponsored by the City of Mountain View. Join us for our 26th Anniversary Ramadan Events: Sunday, May 19, 2019 and Sunday, May 26, 2019 As we celebrate our 26th anniversary, join us to learn about ING’s exciting new programs that promote intercultural understanding, empower Muslim teens, and explore ways we can jointly address and overcome common roots of bigotry. You will also have the opportunity to meet our new leadership team for the Bay Area. Special guests will be announced at a later date. Upcoming ING Supporter Events in the Bay Area: Sunday, May 19, 2019 in Dublin, 6:30-9:30 pm. Register here for Dublin event. Sunday, May 26, 2019 in Palo Alto, 6:30-9:30 pm. Register here for Palo Alto event. Islamic Networks Group (ING) is a non-profit organization with affiliates and partners around the country that are pursuing peace and countering all forms of bigotry through education and interfaith engagement while working within the framework of the First Amendment’s protection of religious freedom and pluralism.