Friday | May 27 | 6pm – 7:30pm | ISCNY Insight: Discussion Group
Date: Friday, May 27, 2016 Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm Program: ISCNY Insight Video Lecturer: Ustadth Usama Canon Video 1: Revisiting Dawah (Part 1) Cost: FREE Location: Islamic Society of Central NY
Join us May 27th at 6:00pm for ISCNY INSIGHT. A weekly discussion group unpacking contemporary issues with a focus on making Islam relevant in our daily lives.
This week we will open the discussion with the video “Revisiting Dawah” by Ustadth Usama Canon. There are many topics to unpack beyond the information in the video and we hope you can join us for a lively discussion Friday, inshAllah!
ABOUT USTADTH USAMA CANON
Born and raised in California, Usama Canon embraced Islam in 1996 and has been a student of the tradition ever since, studying various Islamic Sciences both stateside and abroad under some of today’s foremost scholars.
During the last decade, Usama served as the Outreach Director and an Arabic Instructor at Zaytuna College, as well as a Muslim Chaplain for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Usama is the Founding Director of Ta’leef Collective, a community based non-profit focused on assisting converts to Islam and creating healthy social and sacred spaces. He is also a spiritual advisor to the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN), visiting Chicago monthly in this capacity. In addition to speaking in various communities throughout the United States, Usama leads workshops and retreats worldwide.
His professional interests include contemporary issues and solutions related to the American Muslim experience, as well as the development of support systems for ex-offenders.