NYC-DR Breakfast: NYC MUSLIM COMMUNITIES: Building Civic Engagement and Restoring Trust in Government

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/02/2016
8:00 am - 10:00 am

Location
John Jay College

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The CUNY Dispute Resolution Center at John Jay College

and

The Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York

invite everyone to the monthly

NYC-DR Roundtable Breakfast

John Jay College

524 West 59th Street

Room 630 Haaren Hall

Thursday, June 2, 2016

8 am – 10 am

RSVP:  mvolpe@jjay.cuny.edu

NEW YORK CITY MUSLIM COMMUNITIES:

Building Civic Engagement and Restoring Trust in Government

DR. SARAH SAYEED

 

As a senior advisor in the Community Affairs Unit of the Office of the Mayor of NYC, Dr. Sarah Sayeed works on strengthening the relationship between Muslim communities and City government. She will discuss her outreach efforts, the projects she is working on to address community needs, and the City’s efforts to build trust that had been damaged during the previous administration.

 

Dr. Sarah Sayeed is a Senior Advisor in the Community Affairs Unit of the Mayor’s Office of New York City.  She previously worked at the Interfaith Center of New York, conducting the Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer Retreats for Social Justice as well as Catholic-Muslim dialogue and joint social service projects. Sarah volunteers with Women in Islam, Inc., an organization that empowers women within a social justice, human rights and Islamic framework.