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May 8, 2018

AMWEC on Fox11’s “State of Hate” Leadership Panel

AMWEC’s Anila Ali joined an interfaith leadership discussion hosted by Fox 11 Los Angeles on the State of Hate in 2018. Other panelists included Cal State San Bernardino hate-crime law professor Brian Levin, Rabbi Marvin Hier from the Wiesenthal Center, Pastor J. Edgar Boyd from LA’s First AME Church, and Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley of the NoH8 campaign.


May 24, 2018

Multifaith Ramadan Iftar

AMWEC held its annual multifaith Ramadan break-fast, bringing together Muslims with Hindu, Sikh, Christian, and Jewish friends at Temple Bat Yahm. The evening’s iftar emphasized embracing friendship and welcoming diversity of race, religion, and culture. Arab America


Jan 30, 2017

AMWEC Muslim-Jewish Townhall to Combat Hate

ABC7 covered AMWEC’s townhall uniting Jews and Muslim to combat hate. Event partners included the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Anti-Defamation League, Olive Tree Initiative, and the Islamic Educational Center of Orange County. AMWEC leaders addressed the townhall alongside Los Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief Michael Downing


Aug 6, 2016

“Empowering Muslim Women” Interview at APPNA Convention

On the sidelines of the 2016 convention of the Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America, AMWEC President Anila Ali spoke to the American Muslim Institution’s Mike Ghouse about our organization’s community work in a segement called “Empowering Muslim Women.”


Jun 28, 2016

Multifaith and LGBT Joint Ramadan Iftar with LAPD

AMWEC joined the Los Angeles Police Department to hold a special Ramadan break-fast open to all at the Anatolia Cultural Center. The evening’s theme: “Stand together as one humanity against hate and bigotry.”


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