Ibrahim Abdil-Mu'id Ramey

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Ibrahim Abdil-Mu'id Ramey, a member of the board of trustees for the Temple of Understanding at the United Nations, began his "activism for social change ... in 1968 as a student at the University of Pennsylvania where he worked as an announcer for the campus radio and wrote a column for the Daily Pennsylvanian. As a staff member of the National Black Economic Development Conference, he served as the group's NGO representative at the United Nations. He worked as a special attaché to the Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania for the Pan African Skills Project."[1]

"He currently is the disarmament coordinator at the Fellowship of Reconciliation and a board member of the Muslim Peace Fellowship. He serves on local and national committees of the American Friends Service Committee, the Center on Conscience and War, the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors. He is a member of the US Nuclear Abolition Campaign and speaks/conducts workshops internationally on social justice and community organizing."[2]

"A native of Virginia, Ramey served on the staff of the Philadelphia Black Economic Development Conference and has presented at international conferences in Tanzania, Libya, Sweden, North Korea, South Africa and India. He is a board member for the Muslim Women's Institute for Research and Development, the Westchester (N.Y.) Martin Luther King Jr. Institute for Nonviolence and the Muslim Peace Fellowship and the Temple of Understanding." [3]

In 2006: "Internationally renowned peace activist, Ibrahim Ramey, has joined the Muslim American Society's Freedom Foundation (MAS Freedom) as director of its new Human and Civil Rights Division.

"Ramey, who previously served as the non-nuclear proliferation chief of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, one of America’s oldest peace organizations, has been a tireless champion for global peace and reconciliation.

"He holds UN credentials, and has been a U.S. representative and presenter at countless conferences on global peace, nuclear proliferation and international conflict resolution. Ramey is also one of the founding members of Muslim Peace Fellowship. In June 2005, Ramey was a part of MAS Freedom’s Abrahamic peace delegation to Darfur, Sudan." [4]

External links

  • "Ibrahim Ramey", (Biographical note), Undated, Accessed June 2007.