The 2020 Interfaith Cruise to Cozumel Keynote & Guest Speakers
With Allah’s Name, the Merciful Benefactor, the Merciful Redeemer
“O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you nations and tribes that you may know one another. Indeed, the most noble of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. Indeed, Allah is Knowing and Acquainted.” Al Qur’an, 49:13
[Special Note: Our hearts and prayers are with the families, communities and people of New Zealand and Ethiopa. — The CWSC]
See also CRUISE Press Release #1 …Click here for Building Bridges…
Imam Dr. Talib Shareef to Keynote National Interfaith Cruise
NATIONAL ― The Community Wide Shuraa Conference (CWSC) is pleased to announce the Keynote Address for an unprecedented gathering of the group intellect will be delivered by Imam Dr. Talib Shareef of Masjid Muhammad Washington, D.C. also known as the Nation’s Mosque. The Imam will also be the Guest Khatib for the historic Jumah-at-Sea.
The CWSC AM360 Cruise slated for March 5th, 2020 has a diversity and inclusivity theme at the core of its planning and the selection of Imam Shareef, a noted national and international leader in both interfaith and international relations, and a great supporter of the CWSC and AM360, was a natural choice for the CWSC Board of Directors and the 20/20 Events Planning Team chaired by Dr. Aisha Kareem, CEO Emeritus for American Muslim 360™ Radio and a member of the CWSC Board of Directors.
Dr. Talib M. Shareef is President and Imam of the historic, Nation’s Mosque, Masjid Muhammad, in Washington, D.C., an institution with a history dating back to the mid 1930s. The retired U.S. Air Force veteran with 30+ years of distinguished service is a student of the late Imam Dr. W. D. Mohammed (R), the Muslim-American Spokesman for Humanity. He has not only distinguished himself as a servant leader and progressive imam for his local institution and community, but he has emerged as a leading and passionate voice for peace, reconciliation and interfaith relations at the international level…Continued here.
A Powerful Millennial Voice of Leadership and Community Service…Edward Ahmed Mitchell Guest Speaker for CWSC Cruise
NATIONAL ― He has become a familiar voice on the #1 Islamic radio station in the nation bringing a front row perspective on the legal, social justice and freedom of religion issues of our times. Attorney Edward Ahmed Mitchell of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) Georgia will address the group intellect on the issues of diversity and inclusion.
Attorney Mitchell practices in the civil rights field and is a former prosecutor and journalist. The Morehouse College and Georgetown Law School Alum bridges the Millennial-Gen Xer generations and is a powerful voice for social justice, religious freedom, and engaged citizenship bringing to the airwaves of AM360 a legal and social justice practitioner’s perspective via the largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization in the nation….Continued here.
Hurry and reserve your cabin…Rooms will go fast…Get the best selection of staterooms now for your 2020 Cruise!
NATIONAL — RESERVE YOUR CABIN NOW! With CWSC Group Discounts, Cruise with the Community aboard the Paradise starting as low as $374 plus taxes* Departing from SUNNY TAMPA to BEAUTIFUL COZUMEL!
HURRY and reserve now for best selection of staterooms and to lock in best group rates. The Cruise will fill quickly, so don’t delay. Low $150 Deposit reserves your stateroom through 2019!
Call 800.327.5782 and provide the CWSC Group Booking Rate ID #6DLB36. Prices are subject to change. Reserve now at the best CWSC price and earliest choice of accommodations. See more on the Cruise here.
* All itineraries, times, ports, programming, performances, appearances, and locations subject to change without notice. Stay tuned for CWSC onboard Intelligentsia Programming Schedule and all access pass details. Port taxes, fees total $81.52…Hurry prices subject to change!
The Hajja Nuurah Amatuallah Muhammad Qur’an Reading Program
Her contributions are forever etched in the pages of exceptional community service…
NATIONAL – Innalilahi wa innailayhi rajiuun (To our Lord we belong and to Him we must return). The CWSC honors American Muslim Pioneer, CWSC volunteer, and AM360 host alum Hajja Nuurah Amatuallah Muhammad who passed from this life February 24, 2019.
Sister Nuura was contributor here at AM360 and her voice is heard on-air promoting the Qur’an Reading Program. She also served the Community at the national level as one of our talk show hosts. Her voice will always be with the Network and her work preserved so long as the CWSC stands in the hallowed halls of community service. Read more here.
Delegates Ready for Muslim Advocacy Day April 1-2, 2019
Congrats to CWSC Director for Christian-Muslim Relations, Debbie Shankman, who has been selected to represent the CWSC! Last year CWSC was represented at Muslim Advocacy Day and presented the first iteration of the Never Again Interfaith Letter In the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Sister Debbie was part of a CWSC Delegation last year that delivered to several Senate and House Leaders a 2nd iteration of the Letter signed by some 60 organizations including the Secretary General of the World Council of Religious Leaders. It was Sister Debbie’s stellar support and compassionate leadership that led to her appointment as CWSC Director for Christian-Muslim Relations.
We wish Debbie and all the delegates traveling from around the nation a safe and successful Muslim Advocacy Day.
Catch the Latest Edition of AM360’s New Weekly Magazine Program Community Buzz…
NATIONAL – There’s been a major shift in the way events are shared on AM360…Have you heard? That’s the question every week now being asked on a new weekly magazine show for AM360 called Community Buzz airing each Friday at 8 p.m. EST. This week we featured AM360 General Manager Kariem Hasan, CAIR Attorney Edward Ahmed Mitchell, and author of the book, The State of Islam in Black America, Imam Qasim Amin Nathari.
The show is also for communities nationwide to share their planned events and programming including interviews with event planners and organizers.
CWSC welcomes ICPIC New Africa Center – Muslim American Musuem of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the Model Communities National Resource Directory (MCNRD) facilitating their access to free consulting services and other support via the MCNRD.
Welcome aboard ICPIC! We’re looking forward to networking with you. Want to tap into the power of a national group intellect?
If you’d like to work at a national level helping communities nationwide while contributing your knowledge, skills and experience, then get in the MCNRD…together we can remake the world.
CWSC College Scholarship Cycle Open Now thru June 20, 2019… Encouraging academic excellence, civic engagement and historic preservation
Scholarships are another intelligentsia component at CWSC and focuses on the fact that while we’re working on any number of issues at any point in time, we must devote resources simultaneously to secure next generation intelligentsia leaders. Each February through June, our scholarship cycle opens to qualified matriculating college-bound high school and current college students of all faiths. Apply here. Then tune into this Sunday’s The Power of Educating Our Own with Qur’an Shakir and guests @8p EST. They will cover the CWSC College Scholarship Program only on AM360.org!