AMV annual open house attracts
large multi-ethnic & multi-faith crowd
American Muslim Voice Foundation held its annual open house in Palo Alto, CA on June 7, 2009 that attracted more than 150 people from different ethnic and faith communities. The objective of such events is to foster friendships among all Americans by bridging the cultural and religious gap.
AMV Foundation is striving to create a culture of peace, acceptance, mutual respect and harmony. Together we can build an inclusive, peaceful and beloved nation for us, our kids and their kids.
The Founding Executive Director of the AMV, Samina Sundas called for joining hands and walk on the path Martin Luther King Jr. paved for us. “Please join our “Miracle Movement” to foster friendships among all Americans by bridging the cultural and religious gap. No forums and no teach-ins; just good dinner, good company, good conversation and a chance for us all to get to know each other a bit better. Just one rule to follow: nurture old friendships and sow the seeds of new ones.”
The AMV annual open house was co-sponsored by: Amnesty International, Western region; Multifaith Voices For Peace & Justice; Rahima Foundation and United Muslims of America (UMA)
The event was endorsed by: Asian Americans for Peace & Justice; Asian Law Alliance; Buddhist Peace Fellowship;
Code Pink; Council of Churches of Santa Clara County; Fellowship of Reconciliation; Global Exchange; Micahs Call;
National Japanese American Historical Society; Pax Christy of Stanford, CA; Peninsula Peace & Justice Center, Palo Alto, CA; Raging Grannies Action League; Reach and Teach; South Bay Department of Peace; The National Peace Academy and
Veterans for Peace National Vice President Sharon Lee KufeIdt
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