Monday, February 3, 2014

Celebrating World Hijab Day the Brooklyn Way




Muslims Giving Back organized the 1st Hijab is my Crown Sisters Conference at Widdi Hall in Brooklyn last February 2, 2013. More than 600 Muslim and Non-Muslim sisters attended the event. It was an overwhelming experience to see the sisters come together and discuss relevant issues in the society. There were talks on
1. Social Activism by Linda Sarsour. I was late so I don't have photo

2. Youth, Fashion and Hijab by Najila Muhammad-Jabber



3. Embracing Hijab in Fitness by Zainab Ismail


 4. Nahela Morales - National Hispanic Outreach Coordinator for Why Islam
 5. CLEAR Team on Know-Your-Rights presentations ( Creating Law Enforcement Accountability and Responsibility ) project of CUNY School of Law

Dramatization with volunteer sister from the audience



6. Muslimah and Politacal Activism by Debbie Almontaser

 Free Quran, brochures, flyers on different topics










One of the highlights of the event is the Modest Fashion Show from different designers

1. Al- Hadiyyah
2. The Sultaness
3. Amelena Designs
4. Delicate Hijabi
5. Jamil Jaan NYC
6. Kotton Love
7. Mea Scarves











 Bazaar, Photo Booth, Henna, Hijab Swap






Suzy Ismail 




 Raffle and Poetry
Zainab Ismail

Just Aisha

Kashmir Maryam

Najila Muhammad-Jaaber

Tahani Salah

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- Farah
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