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Issue 95 

 As-Salaam Alaikum! 


 What's going on?

WNYM Productions "No Apologies" Teaser

View a teaser of our latest short video production "No Apologies" HERE!  

 WNYMuslims shot this short video last month in response to the constant negative portrayal of Muslims in the media.  Many students from the University at Buffalo felt it necessary to participate, speaking out on the hateful stereotypes and bias.  A special thanks to all those who volunteered, acted, and helped us create this!  The entire video will be released soon.

WNYMuslims Awarded NY Council for the Humanities Grant 

In collaboration with the Cora P. Maloney College of the University at Buffalo, WNYMuslims has been awarded the New York Council for the Humanities Adult Reading and Discussion Program Grant.  With this grant WNYMuslims and Cora P. Maloney College will be hosting a reading and discussion series in the fall titled 'Muslim Journeys.'  This program will be open to the public and will provide community members with the opportunity to participate in a meaningful discussion on issue of identity crisis and culture clash for Muslims in America.  You can Read more about 'Muslim Journeys" HERE, and be on the lookout for more announcement about this upcoming opportunity!

Announcement: Call for Action Committee Members 

WNYMuslims is in the process of forming an Action Committee made up of local community members and volunteers to help our organization grow and better provide resources and services to our community.  We are looking for passionate, dedicated individuals who care about our mission and vision to join our team.   The committee will meet bi-monthly and members will assist the WNYMuslims editorial board in the planning and execution of events, marketing, recruiting volunteers, raising funds, and other activities.  If you are interested in becoming involved in WNYMuslims please email us at wnymuslims@wnymuslims.org or call us at (716) 923-4386!  

SunSpin Media Summer Workshops

Our wonderful friends at SunSpin Media are holding a series of fantastic summer workshops that can be found HERE.  These are a great opportunity for youth and adults to learn photography, videography, animation and creative writing.  Check them out and learn something new this summer!

Announcement: Last 'Fitness Craze' Class Cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances WNYMuslims must cancel the last class of the 'Fitness Craze' series this evening, Wednesday May 29th.  We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Thank you to all those who did participate in thie event.  Be on the look out for upcoming WNYMuslims events! 

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