In CNN Films’ “We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World,” the First Lady, Meryl Streep, Freida Pinto and CNN’s Isha Sesay take a journey to Morocco and Liberia, where they meet young women overcoming incredible odds to change their lives. In honor of the United Nation’s “International Day of the Girl”, MALA is thrilled to present this special screening of “We Will Rise” to the general public at Columbia University.
Join MALA for a multicultural celebration of the United Nations’ 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day by participating in a special reading of selected children’s books at the New York Public Library.
The event showcased Muslim Americans’ diversity, individuality, innovative contributions to mainstream American society, and assimilation as proud citizens. It provided a platform for dialogue and discourse, furthering an understanding of the struggles and successes of a diverse group.
The event celebrates this groundbreaking effort – and in the process spotlights Muslim Americans’ diversity, individuality, innovative contributions to mainstream American society, and assimilation as proud citizens.
On June 1st, MALA hosted an Iftar that celebrated multicultural heritage at Kurry Qulture in Astoria, Queens. Attendees from Staten Island, Manhattan and Astoria gathered to share a bellyful of laughs and Indian cuisine.
Regardless of your faith, gender, or origin, MALA welcomes you to join the celebration of Ramadan. Help us spread a message of hope, diversity, and inclusion in America, a nation born out of pluralism.