WNYMuslims' Vive Refugee Volunteer Day! Join Us!

WNYMuslims is proud to invite everyone to our Viva La Casa Refugee Volunteer day!! 

We hope to conclude our 2nd Annual Winter Drive, in which so many of you donated warm winter clothing and accessories for the Vive Refugee families, by spending a day with us helping Vive!

Thursday, January 23rd

10am-4:30pm

50 Wyoming Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14215

What we need? Volunteers! Supplies! Please contact us via message, email, or phone if you need more info! Join the Facebook Event HERE!

'Created Equal’ Film Screening and Discussion Series

'Created Equal’ Film Screening and Discussion Series

WNYMuslims is proud to host “Created Equal” a film series and discussion program! The series features four documentaries about the American Civil Rights Movement.

The program is an effort to bring to light and discuss how this part of America's history is still very relevant today, and a reality for minority groups in the US. 

Join us in viewing these films and sharing a dialogue!

The first film is "Freedom Riders", and the Public Screening and Discussion are as follows: 

* Public Screenings

Screening 1: Freedom Riders (120 Minutes)

Monday, February 3rd, 6:00 -8:30 PM
Canisius College
Grupp Fireside Lounge (2nd Floor of Richard E. Winter '42 Student Center)
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208

Read The Rest Online Here!

World Hijab Day 2014!

WNYMuslims is very excited to be participating in the 2nd Annual 'World Hijab Day' this February 1st! With help from Buffalo 'World Hijab Day' Ambassador Jenece Gerber,  WNYMuslims is ecstatic to be planning great things for the event which is described as:

"A means to foster religious tolerance and understanding by inviting women (non-Hijabi Muslims/non-Muslims) to experience the hijab for one day."

As a part of our special plans, we are asking for community members to donate new hijabs (headscarves) and hijab pins for our event! We are also looking for volunteers to help us with our planning!

Look back for more details!

Please call us at 716-923-4386, email at wnymuslims@wnymuslims.org for more information!

Featured Photograph of the Week

This weeks's feature is by WNYMuslims photographer Mustafa Hussain, taken of the NYC skyline "around 10 am from the 70th floor of the Rockefeller Building."

Says Mustafa, "The morning fog is still lingering between the buildings but you can [still] definitely see it on the river to the right. The building in the foreground is the empire state building and the tall one behind it to the right is the One World Trade Tower (aka Freedom Tower)."

If you have taken a photograph that you think should be featured, please send it in with a description of the shot, and a short bio of yourself to WNYMuslims@WNYMuslims.org.

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