Heritage & Health Series Program
Muslim Heritage Month
Celebrate Muslim Heritage with us April 2022! Peace, Purpose & Prosperity.
Wednesday, April 13
Muslim Heritage Month Opening Ceremony
Join us for Muslim Heritage Month where we’ll be kicking off this month with music from Muslim Band Zawala, speakers, and much more!
Friday, April 15
Ramadan Informational Panel
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join the Foothill MSA to learn more about Ramadan! We will be ending this event with a challenge for the audience so make sure to stay till the end.
Monday, April 18
Tech Event with Zafir Lari
Explore the vast technological fields with the expertise of Zafir Lari, a former Foothill student with a diverse background in a variety of career fields! A former medical student in Pakistan turned accounting and comp-sci expert at Meta, Zafir has much to say about his experiences that can benefit anyone regardless of their major or future occupation.
Tuesday, April 19
What is Hijab? With Maryam Labib
Join by Zoom
Come and learn all about the hijab from why Muslim women wear the hijab to the Hijab Ban!
Thursday, April 21
Iftar Dinner Event
Join us as we break our fast together with dinner from the Mediterranean Grill House! Dress code is cultural!
Please register in advance by Tuesday, April 19 at 5 p.m.
Friday, April 22
The College Survival Guide for Iftar!
Saalam and welcome to (possibly?) the ultimate college survival guide to iftar! Join us as we host a lighthearted cooking session with Mariam Touni, a fellow Foothill student, who will share tips and tricks on how to have iftar as a college student on a budget. Join us as we share stories and laughs in the kitchen!
Monday, April 25
Breaking Down Islamophobia
Led by renowned social justice leader, Zahra Billoo, join the community as we learn about the current state of Islamophobia.
Tuesday, April 26
Global Political Issues Affecting Muslims
Learn about some of the international conflicts targeting predominantly Muslim minorities through engaging with well-informed Muslim activists and speakers
Wednesday, April 27
Closing Ceremony for MHM
Join us as we celebrate Eid with FC Alum ASFC President & MSA President Ahmed Mostafa, henna, food, music, & more! Come to the library quad to celebrate.
Friday, April 29
The Muslim Influence in Jazz
Hosted by Cousin Mary
In honor of Muslim Heritage Month at Foothill College, Cousin Mary will spend the first two hours of the Jazz Collective exploring jazz artists who were practicing Muslims and others who assumed Muslim names. Listen at 89.7 FM, online at KFJC.org, or in the KFJC broadcast archives for two weeks following the broadcast.
Wednesday, May 4
A Tour of the Muslim World in Sound, Part 2
6 a.m.-10 a.m.
Hosted by Ann Arbor
In honor of Muslim Heritage Month at Foothill College, Ann Arbor presented a four hour tour of the Muslim world in sound on her April 27 show. There was so much inspiring material, that the special continues with part 2 on Mayhem 4. We'll visit all the countries with significant Muslim populations from Africa to the Middle East, to Asia. Listen at 89.7 FM, online at KFJC.org, or in the KFJC broadcast archives for two weeks following the broadcast.