Afghanistan: What did we achieve? Webinar Nov 23

Event Dates: 
11/23/21

 

Afghanistan: What did we achieve? What is the Status of Women? What about the Evacuees and What does the Future Hold?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join the Wisconsin Council of Churches and the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee for this webinar on November 23rd at 2:00pm. This is part of our series and wider work in equipping Churches to welcome refugees to Wisconsin. In this hour-long webinar, learn about the history and culture of Afghanistan.

 

Our speaker, Janan Najeeb is a founding member and the president of the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition. For 27 years, the Coalition has worked to inform, advocate for justice, dispel stereotypes and build community in Wisconsin. Najeeb is a highly sought-after speaker and sits on numerous community boards and committees. Under her leadership, the MMWC opened the Islamic Resource Center, a lending library and cultural center that hosts thousands of visitors every year. The MMWC also hosts the Milwaukee Muslim Film Festival at the historic Oriental Theater, publishes the Wisconsin Muslim Journal, and runs Our Peaceful Home, a culturally-informed family strengthening and domestic abuse project. Ms. Najeeb is the recipient of numerous awards including the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee’s Frank Zeidler Award and the Dick Ringler Distinguished Peace Educator Award from the Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies. Ms. Najeeb is married to Dr. Waleed Najeeb and has 5 children.

 
 

 

Register Here

 
 

 

A note: This webinar was originally called "Exploring Afghanistan" but the title was updated to better reflect the topics we will cover. The registration and links remain the same for those who registered under the previous name.

 

Sent to WNPJ by 

Rabbi Bonnie Margulis

Executive Director
Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice
608-513-7121