Building Bridges of Understanding

Thursday, August 17th at 7:00pm. Muslim Coalition of Connecticut President Aida Mansoor will present “Building Bridges of Understanding” to the community. Aida Mansoor has been doing presentations on “Understanding Islam and Muslims”, “Understanding Islam and the Muslim Patient” and “Women in Islam” since 1999. She is committed to building bridges of understanding and was President of the Muslim Coalition of Connecticut which is a non-profit dedicated to this purpose. As a Community chaplain in the Greater Hartford Area she is working on various projects including one on Domestic Violence awareness and another on burial and funeral preparations. She is a board member of the Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding and has been awarded the Human Relations Award from the National Conference for Community and Justice in 2011. Aida also works with Muslim women on health and wellness projects and has initiated swimming programs especially for Muslim women. Last year was her 6th year leading the “Muslims Against Hunger” team in Foodshare’s Annual walk – the team had over 200 walkers and earned over $25,000 through the years for Foodshare.

This program is being held at the Killingworth Firehouse. Please register in advance.

Library Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday, Thursday: 10 A.M. - 8 P.M.
Saturday: 10 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Sunday: Closed

 

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