PGCMC 1st Biennial Conference

2016 is a major election year.  Prince George's County Muslim Council will be conducting its first biennial conference entitled, "Faith, Economics, and Politics: The Elements of Community Empowerment."  The focus of the conference will be on unifying the Muslim Community in this region to strengthen our political and economic influence.  Panels will include Islamic scholars, elected officials, professional educators, government agencies representatives, Muslim youth and men and women entrepreneurs.

Please join us on April 23rd for what we expect to be an informational and inspirational conference.

8:30:00 AM Registration & Breakfast  
9:15:00 AM Opening Plenary:  
  Welcome - Anu Kemet, Conference Chair  
  Quranic Recitation and Welcome - Imam Ali Tos, Diyanet Center  
  PGCMC President Remarks - Jameel Aalim-Johnson  
  Elected Official Welcome  
9:45:00 AM Empowerment Through Unity and the Detriment of Assabiyah By Video Conference - Sheikh Abdullah Ateeq al-Harbi, Ph.D.; Sheikh Tahir Wyatt, Ph.D. candidate
10:45:00 AM Cooperative Economics: Partnering, Hiring and Spending within the Ummah Joe Bradford - Moderator; Shareef Abdul-Malik - We Buy Black; Nadia Hassan - Youth Leaders Inst.; Omar Karim - Banneker Ventures; Omar Matar - Stallion Technologies; Ibrahim Uyar - MUSIAD
11:30:00 AM 2016 Elected & Political Candidates Forum (Talk Show style w/ Q&A) Councilman Fazlul Kabir - Moderator; State Delegate Erek Barron; Senate Candidate Donna Edwards; County Councilmember Danielle Glaros; U.S. Rep. Candidate Glenn Ivey
12:30:00 PM Lunch and Keynote Speakers (Fellowship Hall) Imam Shadeed Muhammad
1:30:00 PM Salat (Masjid)  
1:40:00 PM Address by County Executive Rushern Baker  
1:50:00 PM
Breakout Session: Educating Our Muslim Children in the County: Options and Strategies (2nd Floor Library) Shareef Salim- Moderator; Verjeana Jacobs - PGC Board of Ed; Dr. Haifa Kanaani - M&M Learning Center; Haroon Baqai - Al Huda; Dr. Haifa Kanaani - M&M Learning Center
Breakout Session: Fed, State and County Resources for Business Development (Auditorium) Kareem Abdus Salaam - Moderator; Jim Coleman - PGC Economic Development Corporation; Antonio Doss - U.S. Small Business Administration; Howard Ways - Redevelopment Authority of PGC
2:30:00 PM The Rules for Investing, Home, Business and Personal Financing: The Shariah Way Joe Bradford - Moderator; Salman Ali - Guidance Residential; Joshua Brockwell - Azzad Asset Management; Aliredha Wajli - Sharia Portfolio
3:15:00 PM
Breakout Panel: Youth Speakout - Our Hopes, Our Fears, Our Futures (2nd Floor Library) Mohamed Hussein - Moderator; Zahra Aligabi - PGCC MSA; Fama Dieng - PGMA Youth Committee; Mahmoud Lamptey - BSU MSA; Osama Naeem - PGCC MSA
Breakout Panel: Following in the Footsteps of Khadijah - Successful Sisterpreneurs (Fellowship Reading Room) E. Fatimah Hassan - Moderator; Jamila Garner - Women's Cmte. Masjid As-Saffat; Nisaa Muhammad - Azizah Magazine; Tiye Mulazim - Shura, Inc.; Nurgul Yavuzer - Nurtech Technology, LLC
4:00:00 PM Closing Plenary Session - Conference Outcomes Habib Jah; Jameel Aalim-Johnson

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April 23, 2016 at 8:30am - 4:30pm
The Diyanet Center of America Auditorium
9704 Good Luck Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
United States
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$100.00 Masjid Group Price
Group of Ten Purchased by a Masjid

$25.00 Couple
Tickets for 2 Adults

$15.00 Basic
Individual Adult Ticket

$5.00 Student
High School or College Student under 30

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