Recognition, Inclusion, Respect

A Case for Muslim School Holidays

During this event participants learned why the addition of Eid-ul-Adha and Eid-ul-Fitr, two major Muslim holidays, to the public school calendar is a priority issue for a broad and diverse coalition. 

Hosted by the Arab American Association of New York and the Coalition for Muslim School Holidays


  • Advocacy Director, Arab American Association of New York

  • Executive Director, Interfaith Center of New York

  • New York City Council member, District 7

  • President, Islamic Leadership Council of Metropolitan New York

  • Ramatoula Gassama

    Bronx 8th grade Public School Student

  • Umamah Masum

    Staten Island 8th grade Public School Student

  • Executive Board Member, 32BJ SEIU

  • Executive Director, La Fuente


Event Highlights:

"The recognition of Muslim holidays is an issue of equality, civil rights, and educational justice."

- Lucia Gomez, Executive Director, La Fuente

Event Presentation:

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