2020 Democratic National Convention

DNC Interfaith Council

Muslim Delegates & Allies Assembly

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Tuesday Aug 18 from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Tentative Program


Introductions, review of Assembly Program, Pledge of Allegiance, and
Quranic Recitation
– DNC: AJ Durrani and Mansoor Khadir
Featured Speakers
– DNC Chair Tom Perez
– Sen. Bernie Sanders
– Congressman Andre Carson
– Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib
– MN Attorney General Keith Ellison
Panel Discussion –
American Muslims and the COVID-19 Pandemic (National Muslim Task Force on COVID-19)

Moderator: Azhar Azeez
Panelists:
Dr. Marium Husain (IMANA),
Dr. Hasan Shanawani (AMHP),
Dr. Kameelah Mu’Min Rashad (MWF),
Anwar Khan (Islamic Relief)
Speakers
– PA Senator Sharif Street
– GA Senator Sheikh Rahman
– CT Senator Saud Anwar
– VA Senator Ghazala Hashmi

– Farooq Mitha, Senior Adviser on Muslim Engagement, Biden Campaign
– Farrukh Shamsi, Member National Rules Committee
– Khurrum Wahid, Member of National Platform Committee
Tribute – Muslim National Delegates
Opening – Nadia Ahmed (FL), Koran Saines (VA), Zulfat Suara (TN),
Maha & Faraz Rizvi (CA), Ibrahim Samira (VA), Zarina Baber (MN),
Nazda Alam (MA), Sameena Usman (CA), Nabila Mansoor (TX), Closing-
Hanieh Jodat Barnes (CA)
Panel Discussion – Muslim GOTV Strategy & Tactics
Moderator: Wa’el Alzayat, Emgage
Panelists:
– Salam Al Marayati (MPAC),
– Ndidi Okakpu (ACGG-MW),
– Linda Sarsour (MPower),
– Robert McCaw (CAIR),
– Petra Alsoofy (ISPU),
– Dr. Dilara Sayeed (ILMCC)
Closing Statements
– Brian McKeon
– Gilberto Hinojosa, Chair Texas Democratic Party
– Amar Shergill, Chair Progressive Caucus of California Democratic Party
– Farhana Khera, Muslim Advocates
– Jihad Saleh
– Dean Obeidallah

All Muslim 2020 National Delegates as well as community civic engagement activists are invited to attend this Assembly.

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