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Heritage & Health Series Program

Muslim Heritage Month

Muslim Heritage Month

Celebrate Muslim Heritage with us April 2022! Peace, Purpose & Prosperity.

Wednesday, April 13

Muslim Heritage Month Opening Ceremony

12:30-1:30 p.m.
Dining Hall

Join us for Muslim Heritage Month where we’ll be kicking off this month with music from Muslim Band Zawala, speakers, and much more!

Friday, April 15

Ramadan Informational Panel

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Zoom Registration

Join the Foothill MSA to learn more about Ramadan! We will be ending this event with a challenge for the audience so make sure to stay till the end.

Zoom REGISTRATION

Monday, April 18

Tech Event with Zafir Lari

12-1 p.m.
Zoom Registration

Explore the vast technological fields with the expertise of Zafir Lari, a former Foothill student with a diverse background in a variety of career fields! A former medical student in Pakistan turned accounting and comp-sci expert at Meta, Zafir has much to say about his experiences that can benefit anyone regardless of their major or future occupation.

Zoom REGISTRATION

Tuesday, April 19

What is Hijab? With Maryam Labib

12-1 p.m.
Join by Zoom

Come and learn all about the hijab from why Muslim women wear the hijab to the Hijab Ban!

Zoom REGISTRATION

Thursday, April 21

Iftar Dinner Event

7:30-8:30 p.m.
Dining Hall

Join us as we break our fast together with dinner from the Mediterranean Grill House! Dress code is cultural!

Please register in advance by Tuesday, April 19 at 5 p.m.

Register to Attend

Friday, April 22

The College Survival Guide for Iftar!

4-5 p.m.
Zoom Registration

Saalam and welcome to (possibly?) the ultimate college survival guide to iftar! Join us as we host a lighthearted cooking session with Mariam Touni, a  fellow Foothill student, who will share tips and tricks on how to have iftar as a college student on a budget. Join us as we share stories and laughs in the kitchen!

Zoom REGISTRATION

Monday, April 25

Breaking Down Islamophobia 

12-1 p.m.
Zoom Registration

Led by renowned social justice leader, Zahra Billoo, join the community as we learn about the current state of Islamophobia.

Zoom REGISTRATION

Tuesday, April 26

Global Political Issues Affecting Muslims

1-2 p.m.
Zoom Registration

Learn about some of the international conflicts targeting predominantly Muslim minorities through engaging with well-informed Muslim activists and speakers

Zoom REGISTRATION

Wednesday, April 27

Closing Ceremony for MHM

12-1 p.m.
Library Quad

Join us as we celebrate Eid with FC Alum ASFC President & MSA President Ahmed Mostafa, henna, food, music, & more! Come to the library quad to celebrate.

Friday, April 29

The Muslim Influence in Jazz

10 a.m.-Noon
Hosted by Cousin Mary

In honor of Muslim Heritage Month at Foothill College, Cousin Mary will spend the first two hours of the Jazz Collective exploring jazz artists who were practicing Muslims and others who assumed Muslim names. Listen at 89.7 FM, online at KFJC.org, or in the KFJC broadcast archives for two weeks following the broadcast.

Wednesday, May 4

A Tour of the Muslim World in Sound, Part 2

6 a.m.-10 a.m.
Hosted by Ann Arbor

In honor of Muslim Heritage Month at Foothill College, Ann Arbor presented a four hour tour of the Muslim world in sound on her April 27 show. There was so much inspiring material, that the special continues with part 2 on Mayhem 4. We'll visit all the countries with significant Muslim populations from Africa to the Middle East, to Asia. Listen at 89.7 FM, online at KFJC.org, or in the KFJC broadcast archives for two weeks following the broadcast.

Campus Center Building

Questions?
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Heritage Month Planning

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