Dr. Bilal Ansari to Speak at National Iftar on April 22

Dr. Bilal Ansari, Co-Director of both the Islamic Chaplaincy Program and the new MA in Chaplaincy, will be a featured speaker at the National Iftar at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 22.

The event is produced by Muslim Advocates, a national civil rights organization, and three Muslim members of Congress are the honorary co-chairs — Reps. André Carson, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib. The livestreamed event will be free and open to the public, but registration is required. For information about the event and to register, visit this link.

Dr. Ansari is one of nine featured acts or speakers so far named. Others include:

The Reminders – Artist
Naïmah – Artist
Sami Yusuf – Artist
Ryan Harris – Super Bowl Champion
Dr. Omid Safi – Scholar
Christopher Benjamin – Florida State Representative
Zainab Johnson – Comedian
Adam McKay – Film Director

The program is expected to last about 50 minutes and will feature performances, speakers, and information about the important issues facing American Muslims. All are welcome.

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