American Society for Muslim Advancement

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The American Society for Muslim Advancement (ASMA) "is a New-York based nonprofit organization founded in 1997 to elevate the discourse on Islam and foster environments in which Muslims thrive. We are dedicated to strengthening an authentic expression of Islam based on cultural and religious harmony through interfaith collaboration, youth and women’s empowerment, and arts and cultural exchange." [1]

Member of the Save Darfur Coalition.

People

Accessed January 2009: [2]

  • Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf - Founder of ASMA Society, American imam, leading thinker and author of "What's Right with Islam: a New Vision for Muslims and the West."
  • Daisy Khan - Executive Director of ASMA Society and American Muslim community leader and mentor.
  • John S. Bennett - Cofounder of the Cordoba Initiative and former mayor of Aspen, CO.
  • Rushda Majeed - Program Director at ASMA Society and active in developing ASMA Media and the MLT program.
  • Courtney Erwin - Chief of Staff and Director of Programs at the Cordoba Initiative.
  • Sabeeha Rehman - Director, Interfaith Programs at ASMA.
  • James King - Program Associate, WISE & Research & Writing Director
  • Khadijah Abdul-Nabi - Program Associate, ASMA

Supporters

Accessed August 2010: [3]

Contact

Web: http://www.asmasociety.org

Resources and articles

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References

  1. Mission, American Society for Muslim Advancement, accessed January 2, 2009.
  2. People, American Society for Muslim Advancement, accessed January 2, 2009.
  3. Supporters, American Society for Muslim Advancement, accessed August 20, 2010.