Select a Topic category, and/or search our database of top Sources by name, location, organization, or other keywords.
27 Sources

Tommy Hensel

Director of Fine and Performing Arts Center, Moraine Valley Community College
Chicago, IL

Tommy Hensel has been the Managing Director of the Fine and Performing Arts Center at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, IL (a southwestern suburb of Chicago) since 2008.

  • Arts & Culture
Arts

Margari Hill

Co-Founder, Programming Director, MuslimARC
Los Angeles, CA

Margari Aziza Hill is an adjunct professor, blogger, editor, and freelance writer. She is the co-Founder and Programming Director of MuslimARC, the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative, an organization focusing on Education for Liberation. After converting to Islam in 1993, her life experiences as a Black American woman have informed her research and writing on Islam, education, race, and gender.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
  • Lifestyle & Living
Women's Issues, Youth/Families, Race and Racism, Islam

Philip Himberg

Artistic Director, Sundance Institute Theatre Program
New York, NY

Since 1997, Philip has overseen all aspects of the Sundance Institute Theatre Program. Under his aegis, the Institute’s developmental theatre labs have supported hundreds of artists and new plays and musicals that have gone on to production and acclaim at regional theatres across the U.S., including Broadway, and at international venues.

  • Arts & Culture
Arts

Jaylani Hussein

Executive Director, CAIR-MN

Jaylani Hussein is the executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN). He previously worked as the Community Liaison Officer at Metro State University and as a Planner for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. He also created Zeila Consultants to develop and offer cross-cultural training workshops on East African cultures. Mr.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • National Security/Law
  • Arts & Culture
Youth/Families, Islam, Somali Issues, Discrimination and Bigotry

Asad Ali Jafri

Curator of Programs, Shangri La - Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design
Honolulu, HI

Asad Ali Jafri is a cultural producer, global arts leader and interdisciplinary artist with a creative vision for sustainable social change. As an innovative thinker, Asad utilizes the universal language of art to connect communities, cultures and people to transform interactions, perceptions, and collective consciousness.

  • Arts & Culture
Arts

Edina Lekovic

Communications Strategist, Storyteller, Trainer
Los Angeles, CA

For 15 years, Edina Lekovic has served as a leading voice on the American Muslim community. She is a communications strategist, best known for her service with the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), where she oversaw government, media and Hollywood engagement as well as leadership development programs.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
Interfaith Relations, Islam, Women's Issues, Youth/Families

Ayesha Mattu

Writer / Editor, Love InshAllah
San Francisco, CA

Writer, speaker, and editor Ayesha Mattu's groundbreaking anthologies - "Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women" and "Salaam Love: American Muslim Men on Love, Sex, & Intimacy" - were featured globally by media from the New York Times to The Jakarta Post.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
Islam, Women's Issues, Arts, Youth/Families

Jenan Mohajir

Curriculum Consultant, Interfaith Youth Core
Chicago, IL

Jenan Mohajir currently serves at Interfaith Youth Core’s Curriculum Consultant, overseeing the development and implementation of student leadership curriculum. She is an educator, a storyteller, a mother and a believer in building relationships across the lines that separate us. For the past decade, Ms.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • Arts & Culture
  • Lifestyle & Living
Interfaith Relations, Women's Issues, Youth/Families, Islam, Arts

Meira Neggaz

Executive Director, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding
Washington D.C.

Meira Neggaz is the Executive Director of the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU), an organization that conducts objective, solution-seeking research that empowers American Muslims to develop their community and fully contribute to democracy. There, she is responsible for the institution’s overall leadership, representation, strategy and growth.

  • US Politics
  • Arts & Culture
  • Hate Crimes and Violence
  • Lifestyle & Living
Discrimination and Bigotry, Youth/Families, US Politics, Hate Violence/Hate Crimes

Catherine Orsborn

Campaign Director, Shoulder to Shoulder
Washington D.C.

Catherine Orsborn is the Campaign Director of Shoulder to Shoulder, a national campaign of religious and interfaith organizations dedicated to working collectively against anti-Muslim bigotry in the US.

  • Religion & Interfaith
  • US Politics
  • Arts & Culture
Interfaith Relations, Discrimination and Bigotry, Islam, US Politics