- Date & Time:
- Sunday, Feb. 19 | 5pm (EVENT SOLD OUT) Childcare is available on-site for ages 2-12 years old. If you have already purchased your event ticket, baby-sitting tickets will be available for sale at the door. Unfortunately, strollers are not permitted in the banquet hall; we apologize for any inconvenience.
- Venue (click address for directions):
- Santa Clara Marriott 2700 Mission College Blvd. Santa Clara, CA
- General Questions?
- 510.900.3151 | [email protected]
Hamza Yusuf is president of Zaytuna College. He is an advisor to Stanford University’s Program in Islamic Studies and the Center for Islamic Studies at Berkeley’s Graduate Theological Union. In addition, he serves as vice-president for the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, which was founded and is currently presided over by Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah, one of the top jurists and masters of Islamic sciences in the world.
Zaid Shakir is a senior faculty member at Zaytuna College. Known to the world as Imam Zaid, he speaks and writes on a wide range of topics and has become a voice of conscience for American Muslims as well as people of other faiths.
Dr. Hatem Bazian is a senior faculty member at Zaytuna College. He is also a senior lecturer in the Departments of Near Eastern and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Bazian is on the board of several organizations, including the Islamic Scholarship Fund and Muslim Americans for Palestine, for which he is also the founding president.
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