Upcoming ING Events

Global Citizens Conference
Friday, April 8th, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM in Saratoga

As part of the “Border Crossings: Identities and Cultures in Flux” conference, ING CEO Maha Elgenaidi will present “Getting to Know Muslims and Their Faith” from 9:30-10:45; then join former Wall Street Journal correspondent Asra Nomaniand and Boston University professor Noora Lori for a panel talk from 2:15-3:00. More information here.

Being a Muslim in the Bay Area
Sunday, April 10th, 9:15 – 10:15 AM in Cupertino

ING CEO Maha Elgenaidi will explore the current environment for Muslims living in the Bay Area. At the forum, she will discuss incidents of harassment and the issues facing the American Muslim community.  More information here.

Unlocking the Treasures of Abraham: Jews,
Christians and Muslims Examine Their Common God

Wednesday, April 13th, 6:30-8:30 PM in Napa

Community members are invited to the Justin-Siena campus for an interfaith dialogue: “Unlocking the Treasure of Abraham.” In this special evening of faith sharing, Jews, Christians and Muslims examine their common God in a presentation and Q & A format moderated by Dianne Muller Scheppler. ING Content Director Ameena Jandali, Rabbi Lee T. Bycel and Father Gordon Kalil will be panelists. More information here.

Excavating Our Traditions: The Meaning of Work
Saturday, April 26th, 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM in Berkeley
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ING Content Director Ameena Jandali will present on an interfaith panel at the “The New Story of Work: Politics, Spirituality, and Labor” conference. The panel will focus on sharing stories about the spiritual significance of work/labor gleaned from their respective traditions. More information here.

Answering Difficult Questions about Islam
and Muslims in the Current Political Environment

Saturday, April 16th, 12:30 – 4:30 PM in San Ramon

This day-long workshop will focus on guidelines, methodology and knowledge for understanding and responding to FAQs about Islam and Muslims. The workshop is suitable for ages high school and above. Attendees will receive a printed kit with answers to common FAQs. Registration fee: $10 which covers materials and coffee and snacks. Register today!

Faith of Our Neighbors: Islam
Sunday, April 17th, 3:30 – 6:00 PM in Morgan Hill


Learn about Islam, its beliefs and practices in the context of modern western societies and current affairs. A short presentation will be followed by an open Q&A session moderated by a panel of the Muslim, Jewish and Christian clergy. ING’s Maha Elgenaidi will be a participating speaker. More information here.

Other Upcoming ING Events

Monday, April 11th, 3:00–4:00 pm
ING’s Work in Combating Islamophobia 
Pacific School of Religion, BerkeleySunday, April 17th, 4:00 – 5:30 pmInterfaith Panel: Religion and Extremism
Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church

Wednesday, April 20th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
20th Annual Multicultural Freedom Seder
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, San Francisco

Thursday, April 21st, 12:00 pm
Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith
Palo Alto Sheridan, Palo Alto

Thursday, April 21st, 2:00 pm
Marian Art: Mary in the Qur’an
Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley

Saturday, April 23rd, 10:00 am
INGYouth Workshop – Connecticut
Islamic Association of Greater Hartford, Berlin Connecticut 

Sunday, April 24th, 9:30 am
Islamic Speakers Bureau Training – Connecticut
Elmwood Community Center, West Hartford Connecticut

Wednesday, April 27th, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Muslim Contributions to Civilization 
Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hilll

Sunday, May 1st, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith 
Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley, Kensington

Thursday, May 5th, 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Interfaith Panel: Living the Faith 
San Jose State University

Thursday, June 23rd, 9:30 am
Teaching the Abrahamic Traditions for Secondary School Religious Educators 
Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont