We are excited to invite you to the upcoming Second Annual Converts’ Conference hosted by the Convert Engagement Group at the Mecca Center that will take place on April 28-30th!
The topic of this year’s conference is “Brick by Brick: Building a Strong Community of Believers.”
Join the conference lectures by renowned speakers and scholars, attend community reflections and interactive workshops, meet like minded community members and explore what a strong Muslim community looks like and the strategies to build one!
Friday, April 28th
6:30-8pm: Community Night featuring Anse Dr. Tamara Gray: Paving the path to strengthening the Ummah: how and where do we start?
Saturday, April 29th
1:30-2:00 pm: Registration
2:00-3:45pm: Understanding our Strengths and Discovering Our Potential
Mike Swies: Importance of looking within: what does our community’s human potential look like?
Hazel Gomez: Cultivating community strengths: uplifting strategies, diversifying skills, and capitalizing on our talents.
4:00-5:45pm: Working Across Differences
Donna Neil-Demir: Working across differences: what divides our community today and how to proactively overcome these divisions.
6:15-8pm: Building a Community of Our Dreams
Suhaib Webb: Building a dream community brick by brick: where do we want to arrive and how do we get there?
Panel with conference speakers: Discussion around concrete, practical steps that lead to strengthening our community.
Sunday, April 30th:
6-7:30pm: ConverTsations: Conference Takeaways
The Mecca Center
16W560 91st St, Willowbrook, IL 60527
Sheikh Hassan Aly