Maydan ED Haroon Moghul, and Senior Curriculum Adviser Imam Khalid Latif, are proud to present a day-long workshop on effective public speaking this Saturday, November 20th, from 10am – 6pm.

Taking place in lower Manhattan, this workshop will offer an introduction to how to more effectively represent your ideas, beliefs, and hopes, in a way that makes sense of the media and pushes back against negative images of Islam and Muslims. For only $40, you can join this wonderful class.

For registration, please click here. And remember, seating is limited, so purchase your tickets right away.

In other news, Maydan ED Haroon Moghul has been published on University of Pittsburgh’s Law School’s JURIST Hotline, on Oklahoma’s anti-Shari’a measure, and has published another piece for The Huffington Post, this time on how easily the media conflates Muslims with Arabs.

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Join Maydan’s Executive Director Haroon Moghul and Senior Instructor Imam Khalid Latif at Masjid Yusuf on Saturday night, July 10th, 2010.

Title: “How Did It Come To This? Islamophobia and the Media.”

At 8:45p.m., Haroon will be presenting on Muslims and Islamophobia, introducing strategies to engage media, offer alternatives to negative narratives, understand how and why Islamophobia works the way it does and empower Muslim communities with better and more diverse representation.

Where:
186 Chestnut Hill Avenue, Brighton, MA (Masjid Yusuf)

When:
Saturday, July 10th, at 8:45 – 10:15 pm

Who:
Free and open to the public.  All are welcome.

Maydan ED Haroon Moghul presented an introduction to Maydan’s media workshops on April 16th, 2010 at Cornell University.  His most recent essay for Religion Dispatches reviews a Financial Times’  journalist’s account of America and the Middle East.