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being muslim: a practical guide

March 25, 2017    Rochester Art Center

role of women in islam

February 27 - Northrop Community Center

Presenter: Regina Mustafa

The role of women in the Islamic tradition is a topic of much controversy in the West. What do the Islamic sources of law state about the role and treatment of women? Are men and women in Islam equal? How do we separate culture from religion? We will explore the women of the Qur’an, the women of the early Muslim community, as well as common modes of dress. You may be surprised what you discover!

Northrop Community Education Center: Rm 316 201 8th St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
Tuesday, Feb 27

6:30 - 9:00 PM

Fee: $19

Register online

islam: basics & misconceptions

March 14 - Northrop Community Center

Presenter: Regina Mustafa

Explore the basic teachings and principles of Islam. Common misconceptions will be addressed as the class explores the roles of the prophets, rights of women, and the true meaning of jihad. The class will also focus on Muslims in the West.

Northrop Community Education Center: Rm 201 201 8th St Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
Wednesday, Mar 14
6:30 - 9:00 PM

Fee: $19

Register online

On November 3rd 2015 CIDI, along with the Sierra Club, Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light, and the Muslim Student Association of UMR presented Interfaith Climate Change: From Faith to Action.

Faith Talk Show: A Tale of Two Christians

Wendell Amstutz (left) and Paul Larson chat up faith with host Regina Mustafa during the kick-off show, December 3, 2014


Interfaith Call for Tolerance: ISIS is Not Islam September 22, 2014, Calvary Episcopal Church


                                                     Community Interfaith Dialogue on  Islam
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Hijab for a Day debuted on September 14, 2016 at the Rochester Civic Theatre

CIDI founder Regina Mustafa was invited to speak at Rochester Community and Technical College.


Thank you to all who came to Being Muslim: A Practical Guide on March 25th at the Rochester Art Center!

Over 225 people attended and was well-received!

Big thanks to all the actors, artists and poets who made the event possible. This was indeed a community effort!

Also, thanks to:

Rochester Art Center

Layali Desserts

Reviving Islamic Sisterhood of Empowerment (RISE)

TPT Minneapolis Public TV

Diversity Council of Rochester

Sen. Al Franken

Young Muslim Sisters (YMS)

Rochester 4 Justice

Dr. Jonathan Brown (Georgetown University and author of Misquoting Muhammad) presents Shariah Explained on May 30th, 2015 at the Rochester Public Library.  The event was organized by Islamic Resource Group (IRG) and CIDI.