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Whole Foods Manhattan and MALA Present Persian Cooking

On October 26th, MALA partnered with Eat OffBeat and Whole Foods Manhattan to provide a delectable 4 course meal prepared by Chef Nasrin from Iran.

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Artist Replete and MALA Celebrate “Giving Tuesday” on November 28th in Chicago

Artist Replete and MALA celebrate “Giving Tuesday” in Chicago on Tuesday, November 28th! On display will be a curation of emerging artists that have been selected not only for their talent but their undying yearn to push boundaries with their captivating work.

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Surmesur hosts “Men of MALA” at flagship Chicago boutique

On Wednesday Oct. 18th – Surmesur (French Candian Clothier) hosted the “Men of MALA” at their Chicago location.

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Whole Foods and MALA Present An Evening of Persian Cooking

Join MALA on October 26th, 2017 from 6-7 pm at Whole Foods Manhattan to master a tasty menu of Persian cuisine! Blow your taste buds away with authentic Iranian dishes that you can learn to make in your own kitchen.

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MALA and UFC GYM Present “Train With A Professional”

Join MALA and UFC Gym coach Mike Jaber for an introductory class to boxing on Wednesday, October 4th 2017 at the UFC Gym in South Loop Chicago . Limited spots available!

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MALA Presents CNN Films “WE WILL RISE” At Columbia University

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.

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Celebrate International Literacy Day with MALA at NY Public Library

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.

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MALA at Library of Congress with StoryCorps and American Folklife Center

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.

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MALA at GlobalMindED 2017 Conference

MALA’s co-founder and director Ahmed “Flex” Omar represented the organization at the conference. He moderated a panel titled “Learning for Access: Quality Education for All.”

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