The Life of a Minnesota Muslim PDF Print E-mail


Tuesday, July 21

6 p.m. - Doors Open          6:15 p.m. - Dinner          6:45 p.m. - Program

Church of the Epiphany

4900 Nathan Lane N, Plymouth


Unless you are a Muslim or have Muslim friends, most of what you know about Muslims comes from the media, which can offer valuable insights, but too frequently provide caricatures if not misinformation about Muslim lifestyle and faith. The July 21 Westside Progressives meeting will provide an opportunity to hear firsthand what it means to be a Muslim in Minnesota.

Our speaker will be Nadia Mohamed, Ph.D. Nadia is a professor in the Global Studies department at Minneapolis Community & Technical College, where she teaches World Religions, World Cultures, Global Studies, Arab History and Culture, and Strategies for College Success. She holds a Master’s Degree in Islamic Law and a Ph.D. in Education. She founded two Islamic Schools in the U.S.



MN's Leading Election System

With Secretary of State Steve Simon


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Listen to Secretary of State Steve Simon's excellent presentation on MN's outstanding election system emulated by many other states at the Think Again Brooklyns forum January 19, 2016.  Secretary Simon includes ways in which it can be improved, and he explains why it is important to vote.  He concludes with a quote from a tee shirt:  "Failure to vote is not an act of rebellion.  It is an act of surrender."

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How Oregon Became the Easiest Place to Vote in the US

By Lornet Turnbull
YES! Magazine
October 8, 2016


In January, Oregon became the first state in the country to begin automatically registering eligible citizens to vote when they obtain or renew their driver's licenses or state IDs, completely shifting the burden of voter registration from the individual to the government. 

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