WELCOME – Ed Henry, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation & Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art & OVERVIEW – Zeyba Rahman, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art

CONTEXT – How We Got Here – Islam, American Muslims, Islamophobia – Prof. Hussein Rashid, Barnard College

REMARKS – Addressing Civic Engagement: The Arts Approach – Cristal Chanelle Truscott, Progress Theatre


CONVERSATION – Triumphs and Challenges: The Power of Popular Culture Icons to Empower Communities – Moderated by: Darren Walker, Ford Foundation with Maysoon Zayid & Dean Obeidallah, Muslim Funny Fest


PANEL – The Power of Popular Culture – Moderated by: Sharaf Mowjood, Huffington Post with Jaclyn Biskup, Seftel Productions, Wajahat Ali, PEN’s M Word series, Mahyad Tousi, Boom Gen Studios


PERFORMANCE – Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity – Presented by: Ping Chong Company

PANEL – The Power of Stories to Shape Perceptions – Moderated by: Malika Bilal, international journalist with Fadumo Ibrahim, The Cedar Cultural Center, Malik Gillani, Silk Road Rising Theatre, Ken Chen, Asian American Writers Workshop

PANEL – Towards Inclusion – Opportunities for Increased Impact – Moderated by: Michael Rohd, The Center for Performance & Civic Practice with Firdaus Arastu, ReThink Media, Sue Bedry, Newspapers-in-Education Bridgit Antoinette Evans, Pop Culture + Social Justice Fund, Christopher Merrill, Iowa University’s International Writing Program


PERFORMANCE – Spoken Word Performance – Afaq Mahmoud, Poet, Human Rights and Social Justice Activist

PANEL – Best Practices – Strategies to Stay Responsive to the Field – Moderated by: Jamie Bennett, ArtPlace America with Shawn Morehead, NY Community Trust, Ferdinand Richard, Roberto Cimetta Fund, Kashif Shaikh, Pillars Fund

WRAP UP – A Summary of Highlights – Alberta Arthurs, NYU Brademas Center & Noorain Khan, Ford Foundation & CLOSING REMARKS – Lorie Slutsky, The New York Community Trust