ALIANZA ISLAMICA, pioneering Latino Muslims in New York City. Giving dawah since the 1970’s. ASWAD (Ancient Sacred Wisdom And Development) at Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood.
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 6 PM – 9 PM
Zakat Foundation – 7421 W 100th Pl, Bridgeview, Illinois 60455
Join Ojalá Foundation for an evening of authentic halal Latino foods as we listen to the amazing history of the first Latino Islamic Center and community in America from it’s co-founder Ramon Rahim Ocasio.
All are welcome to attend and benefit as we learn from the past to build our future.
Ramon Rahim Ocasio was a former copy editor/contributing editor for The Message magazine, and a former Guidance Council member of the Washington branch of the Islamic Party of North America. He has lectured on Islam and the legacy of Islamic Spain at institutions such as New York University, Howard University, Baruch College , Boricua College, Rutgers University, Cooper Union, Northeastern University and America’s Islamic Heritage Museum.