Monday, June 2, 2008

Living Peace: Ibrahim Ramey - June 5, 2008

On Thursday, June 5, 2008, at the Tibet Center in Brooklyn, Ibrahim Abdil-Mu'id Ramey will discuss Islam's approach to inner peace as part of the LIVING PEACE workshop series.

A native of Norfolk, Virginia, Ibrahim Abdil-Mu'id (Clayton) Ramey is the civil and human rights director for MAS Freedom (MASF), the civic and human rights advocacy entity of the Muslim American Society (MAS), America’s largest grassroots Muslim organization. Prior to joining MAS Freedom in September 2006, Ibrahim coordinated national disarmament work for the Fellowship of Reconciliation in Nyack, New York.

Since 1974, Ibrahim has worked as an international activist and advocate for human and civil right issues in the United States and throughout the world. He is a vice president of the Steering Committee of the Religious NGO Community at the United Nations. He is a board member of the Muslim Women’s Institute, the Temple of Understanding (an interfaith organization promoting dialogue and cooperation among diverse religious tradition, and a member of the Steering Committee of the Climate Crisis Coalition, a leading environmental action organization in the United States.

A collaboration between CTICE and the The Tibet Center in Brooklyn, "LIVING PEACE: Spiritual Approaches to Achieving Inner Peace" is a series of seminars and workshops where teachers and leaders of different faith backgrounds will present their respective techniques for realizing inner peace. LIVING PEACE seeks to offer the New York City community practical exposure to different ways of achieving and maintaining inner peace, and promoting awareness of the importance of this state.

The Tibet Center is located at 25 Washington Street, Suite 304, in Brooklyn. By subway, take the F train to York Street or C train to High Street. By car, take I-278 to Cadman Plaza (Exit 28).

LIVING PEACE is free and open to the public.

For information, please e-mail LM2500@COLUMBIA.EDU.