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NPR Features Eboo Patel

Eboo Patel, founder of Interfaith Youth Core, shares his Muslim American journey with MALA, and is featured on National Public Radio station WBEZ for StoryCorps.

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MALA and Arab American National Museum Screening of “He Named Me Malala”

MALA and Arab American National Museum are holding special screening of “He Named Me Malala”, directed by Academy Award winner Davis Guggenheim for Participant Media.

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Chicago Premiere of “He Named Me Malala”

MALA, in partnership with Participant Media and Malala Fund, screened “He Named Me Malala” in honor of the UN’s International Day of the Girl at the AMC River East in Chicago, IL.

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MALA at 2015 Retail Sustainability Conference in Austin

MALA’s President Zainab Zeb Khan presented at the 2015 Retail Sustainability Conference on honor-based violence and gender disparity, domestically and globally.

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NPR Features Alaa Basatneh’s Story

NPR station WBEZ aired the StoryCorps profile of Alaa Basatneh, spotlighting her efforts to help Syrians – and the threats she began receiving.

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Presentation at United Nations NGO Conference

MALA presented at the 2015 NGO Conference at the United Nations Headquarters as part of an interactive session on “Helping Each Other Help the World.”

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MALA Presents Chicago Premiere of “He Named Me Malala”

New documentary on Malala Yousafzai premiers in Chicago on October 11 at the AMC Theatre A new documentary from the director of “An Inconvenient Truth” chronicles the work of Malala Yousafzai, who garnered international headlines after extremists shot her for helping young girls in rural Pakistan go to school. “He Named Me Malala” will have its premiere in Chicago […]

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Speaking Out: Naila Amin Presents at U.S. Capitol

On the evening of June 10, MALA co-hosted a special Capitol Hill screening of The Price of Honor, an award-winning documentary about the murders of Amina and Sarah Said, teenage sisters from Texas who were killed in a premeditated “honor killing” in 2008. The film chronicles the lives of the sisters and the path to […]

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