American Muslim Voice Foundation
Official Program for the 2013 Peace Convention
The Time is Now: Connecting for Peace, Justice and Change
11:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m. Registration and lunch
12:00 p.m Recitation of the Quran
12:05 p.m. Opening Ceremony; Welcoming Alan L. Nagy, Mayor of Newark, CA
12:10 p.m. Overview of the day
12:15 p.m. Plenary speech by Ms. SadiaSaifuddin
12:25 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.
12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Panel Discussions: Who will be left out of immigration reform?
“Made into America” Immigrant stories. You can add your own story.
Income inequality & its impact on our communities, especially youth.
2:20 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Panel Discussions: Bring all of your burning questions about Islam and
Muslims to this panel.
What is post racial about post racial?
3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Meet the Authors
4:50 p.m. Prayer
5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Q & A with Authors
5:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Break
6:00 p.m. - 6:10 p.m. Multi-faith prayer
6:10 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. National Anthem, Hawa Munir, Welcoming remarks
6:20 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. AMV Foundation visuals
7:10 p.m. Report
7:20 p.m. Keynote speech by Mr. Shane Claiborne
7:50 p.m. Fundraiser
8:15 p.m. Featured speaker Mr. Terry Holdbrooks
8:30 p.m. Awards & Recognitions
9:15 p.m. Vote of Thanks and Closing Ceremony