2016 Interfaith Engagements

"Promoting Peace and Intercultural Understanding in a Global Community"

Jan. 14, 2016 - Cleveland, OH

Heights Christian Church held a discussion with Rev. Roger Osgood, Rev. Joan Campbell, Mayor Earl Leiken, and Ken Kovach, with Daisy Khan as keynote speaker.

Interfaith Breakfast with Sister Neill Marriott

March 25, 2016 - New York, NY

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hosted Sister Neill Marriott at an Interfaith Breakfast with some of NYC's women religious leaders. Daisy Khan and Shahana Hyder & Dr. Mahjabeen Hassan of the American Muslim Women's Association were among those in attendance.

Kazakhstan's 7th Annual Interfaith Dinner and Dialogue

May 5, 2016 - New York, NY

Daisy Khan attended Kazakhstan's annual interfaith dinner with Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov, who served as the evening's keynote speaker.

Launch of Foundation for Ethnic Understanding's "Muslims Are Speaking Out Campaign"

May 26, 2016 - New York, NY

Daisy Khan attended the reception for FFEU's forthcoming "Muslims Are Speaking Out" campaign, led by Chairman Russell Simmons and President Rabbi Marc Schneier. You can find out more about the MASO campaign here and watch the PSA here. Daisy Khan pictured here with Rabiah Ahmed of MPAC, Dr. Sayyid Syeed of ISNA, and Nihad Awad of CAIR. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Congressman Andre Carson were also in attendance, among many others.
(Photo Courtesy of FFEU.)

Daisy Khan awarded One Spirit Seminary's "Service to Humanity" Award

June 11, 2016 - One Spirit Interfaith Seminary, New York, NY

Daisy Khan received One Spirit's "Service to Humanity Award" for her interfaith work.

Jewish-Muslim Interfaith Iftar

June 29, 2016 - New York, NY

The AJC and Daniel Pincus hosted an interfaith Iftar for their Muslim friends during the holy month of Ramadan. Daisy Khan pictured here with newly appointed AJC U.S. Director of Muslim-Jewish Relations, Bob Silverman .

"Muslim Women on the Frontlines: Building Peace, Confronting Terrorism" at Aspen Chapel

Sept. 8, 2016 - Aspen, CO

Daisy Khan discussed her work with WISE in countering extremism by understanding how the voices of extremists and Islamophobes have clogged the airwaves, thereby drowning out the voices of Muslims who are at the forefront of changing perceptions about Islam and Muslims and creating viable solutions to this problem.

Foundation for Ethnic Understanding Luncheon with Norman Lear

September 15, 2016 - New York, NY

The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) hosted a private luncheon with television and film producer Norman Lear to discuss its successful model of partnership and how they build a coalition to fight Islamophobia through its Muslims Are Speaking Out (MASO) campaign.
Click here to learn more about the campaign.

AJC-Sponsored Jewish-Muslim Sukkot Dinner


October 20, 2016 - Bet Am Shalom Synagogue, White Plains, NY

AJC Westchester/Fairfield welcomed 30 Muslims from various associations to a private Sukkot dinner. Pictured here, is Rabbi Lester Bronstein, who explained that the welcoming of 'ushpizin,' or holy guests, into the sukkah is a time-honored Jewish sacred tradition.

CECF's International Observer Program: "Muslims in America: Community Democracy, Interfaith and Political Participation"

November 4, 2016 - New York, NY

WISE hosted a discussion forum with 10 delegates for the Civilizations Exchange & Cooperation Foundation's International Observer Program. The delegates, visiting from Egypt, asked questions about freedom of religion in America, Muslim women's activist work, and Muslim political participation.

White House Interfaith Briefing

Monday, November 28, 2016 - Washington, D.C.

Daisy Khan joined national interfaith leaders at the White House to discuss the future of interfaith cooperation in the upcoming administration.