Upcoming Community Events!

A Tour of Memphis Government

This event is FREE and REQUIRES registration.

Please register by CLICKING HERE or by emailing march2014@acotn.org with your name, phone number, email address, and all the names of those in your group.

You can also call 615-669-2261 for more information.

 

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MLK Day Young People’s Rally January 20th

Muslim Journeys Discussion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Muslim Journeys: Points of View Book Discussion Series Begins September 12

 

What: Muslim Journeys Points of View, is a five-part book discussion series of writers from Muslim- majority nations, intended to counteract the one-dimensional views of Muslims depicted in the mass media and news coverage. The series serves as a launching point for small, diverse groups to reflect on one another’s perspectives, reaching a deeper understanding of our world and the inhabitants that share Tennessee communities. To register call: 615-880-3957 x227

Where: Edmondson Pike Library, …

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Creating Relationships in the Midst of Diversity

What You Can Learn from the Fight to End Islamophobia

What You Can Learn from the Fight to End Islamophobia
A Religions for Peace USA Webinar

On July 25 at 3:30 ET, Religions for Peace USA and the American Center for Outreach are partnering to offer a webinar featuring Remziya Suleyman, ACO Director of Policy an Administration

Click here to register

On the webinar, Remziya will offer stories of success and challenge in the fight to organized against Islamophobia.

Remziya’s work with ACO, as well as the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC) has included lobbying, organizing and mobilizing the Tennessee Muslim …

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“Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Think” Screening

Join us along with MYNT, and TIRRC for a screening of “Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think” followed by a question and answer session with Daniel Tutt, who was a part of the production team.

Date: Sunday, June 16th, 2013
Time:  3:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Location: Casa Azafran (2195 Nolensville Rd. Nashville, TN 37211)

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Advocating for TN Muslims -Knoxville

Advocating for TN Muslims -Knoxville

We would be honored with your presence at a special banquet dinner entitled “Advocating for Tennessee Muslims.”

Speakers will include: Sh. Hassan Laccheb, Imam Rafiq Mahdi, and Sr. Remziya Suleyman

Date: Saturday, April 27th, 2013
Time: 6:00pm
Location: An-Noor Academy (721 Foxvue Rd. Knoxville, TN 37922)

 

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BREAKING THE CYCLE: Faith Communities and the Transformation of Bigotry

BREAKING THE CYCLE:
Faith Communities and the Transformation of Bigotry

Guest Speaker:
DANIEL TUTT
Fellow, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Thursday, February 21, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Reception follows

Christ Church Cathedral
900 Broadway
Nashville 37203

Responses and Reflections:

Imam Yusuf Abdullah
Masjid Al-Islam, Nashville

Volney Gay
Professor of Psychiatry and Religious Studies
Vanderbilt University

Jackie Halstead
Managing Director
Lipscomb University’s Institute for Christian Spirituality

Presented by the Family of Abraham

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Free Citizenship Workshop

The American Center for Outreach in partnership with the Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition and Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE) invites you to attend the Citizenship Assistance Workshop.

DATE:  Saturday, February 16, 2013
TIME: 9:30am–12:00pm (by appointment ONLY) 
PLACE: Casa Azafran 2195 Nolensville Pike. Nashville TN 37211

 

Assistance is FREE!

By appointment ONLY, please call number below!

Click here for eligibility information and documentation needed:

Trained volunteers will be supervised by immigration attorneys to assist you in completing your citizenship application (N400), answer questions, and provide study materials for the citizenship examination!

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Election Results Viewing & Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive

Hosted by: ACO & Muslim Youth Navigating Tennessee (MYNT)

When: Election Day Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 6:00 pm (CST)

Where: Islamic Center of Tennessee

5400 Bell Forge Lane East

Antioch, TN 37013

 

 

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Community Presidential Debate Watch: October 16 & 22

Community Presidential Debate Watch

October 16, & October 22, 2012 at 7:00pm

Islamic Center of TN Theater Room
(5400 Bell Forge Lane East Antioch, TN 37013)

A Community Discussion Will Be Held Following Each Debate!

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Upcoming Workshop: A Muslim Roadmap to TN Elections

“A Muslim Guide to Tennessee Election”

(Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.) 

Memphis Islamic Center

10225 Humphreys Rd

Cordova, TN 38018

 

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Belmont University’s 11th Annual Humanities Symposium: Civility and It’s Discontent

“OTHER” TO NEIGHBOR: THE CHANGING FACE OF IMMIGRATION 

Speaker: Remziya Suleyman, ACO’s Director of Policy & Administration 

When: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 (3:00-4:30 pm)

Where: Beaman A&B, 1900 Belmont Blvd. Nashville, TN 37212

 

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Community Eid Carnival

Come join us for a day filled with fun, family and fellowship. Click here for more information. 

Location: Edwin Warner Park Shelters 6 & 10
50 Vaughn Rd Nashville, TN 37221

Date: Sunday, August 19, 2012 Time: 2pm – 7pm

Sponsored by: AMAC, ACO, TIRRC, Masjid Al-Farooq, Masjid Al-Islam, Islamic Center of Clarksville, Islamic Center of Columbia, Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, Islamic Center of Nashville, Salahadeen Center, Islamic Center of Tennessee, Islamic Center of Williamson County, Nashville International Academy

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Family of Abraham: Towards a Common Vision

Guest Speaker Maha ElGenaidi

Women and Shariah: An exploration of the contrast between how Muslim women are treated and what Islam teaches 

When: Thursday, August 23, 2012 — 7 p.m. 

Where: Collins Auditorium, Lipscomb University, One University Park Drive, 37204 Family of Abraham Invitation

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Become A Citizen: Free Citizenship Assistance Workshop

Become A Citizen: Free Citizenship Assistance Workshop

DATE: Saturday August 11, 2012

TIME: 10:00-­‐ 12:00 (By appointment only!)

PLACE: Hickory Hill Community Center Assistance is FREE!
Please call 615.414.1030 for an appointment, space is Limited!

Trained volunteers will be supervised by immigration attorneys to assist you in completing your citizenship application (N400), answer questions, and provide study materials for the citizenship examination!

For More Information Contact TIRRC at 615.414.1030 or 615.8330384 x 109 or Email Anahi Gutierrez at anahi@tnimmigrant.org

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