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Christina Tasca

Executive Director, Muslim Community Network
New York City, NY

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Christina Tasca helps faith-based organizations to address social justice issues through organizing youth leadership development and civic engagement efforts.

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Christina Tasca is the Executive Director of the Muslim Community Network, where she leads the organization in Civic Engagement, youth leadership development, interfaith engagement, and community education. She is currently a Faith and Social Justice Fellow with the FPWA. Her experience includes a range of initiatives with non-profits and organizations on human rights and faith-rooted social service with a particular focus on youth and women’s empowerment. Most recently, she traveled to Pakistan with the U.S. – Pakistan Interreligious Consortium (UPIC) working with religious and civil society leaders to build interpersonal relationships across national borders, shatter stereotypes, and reduce tensions between the two countries. Previously she worked with the Arigatou International in coordinating the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children on an array of peace and ethics education programs and other activities to end violence against children on Universal Children’s Day and year round. Ms. Tasca holds a Masters degree in Global Politics from the Royal Holloway, University of London and a certificate from New York University in fundraising, philanthropy, and nonprofit management. Her passion is building the capacity of faith-based and community organizations working to address society’s most salient social justice issues. She is regularly invited to speak on building interfaith and intra-faith relations as well as Muslim women and Muslim converts.

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  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
  • Lifestyle & Living

Issue Areas

Civic Engagement, Interfaith Relations, Human rights, Women's Issues, Youth/Families, Discrimination and Bigotry

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