Interfaith Peace Gathering at Selden Mosque on December 18


In the wake of the presidential election, many different communities fear for their futures, as well as the futures of their families, leading to several open forums across Long Island. As such, the Islamic Association of Long Island is hosting an interfaith peace gathering with a number of other interfaith and religious organizations, to address concerns, questions, and fears from community members. Imam Khalid Latif, who is the chaplain of both the New York Police Department and New York University, will be the featured speaker.

Venue: The Selden Mosque
10 Park Hill Drive
Selden, N.Y. 11784
Date and Time: Sunday, December 18th, 4:45pm – 6:45pm
Contact Information: 631-630-1584 or email Dr. Yousuf Syed (

This event is open to all members of community.

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