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Wasat creates the space to connect people,
and explore the American Muslim experience
through art, love and learning.

 
 

HAPPENINGS AT WASAT

Browse through some of our current and past events to learn more about what's happening at the Wasat community!

 

Portrait of a Prophet | January 19-21 | Portland, Oregon

Join us for a weekend conference in Portland, Oregon! Organized by CelebrateMercy, this is a life-changing journey through 400 hadiths on the Prophet's inner and outer beauty. This weekend conference explores the persona of the Prophet: his family life, social interactions, physical appearance, worship, and final moments. Register here and use code Wasat5 for a discount!

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The Path of Transformation with Baraka Blue
Wednesday, December 27 at 6 -9 PM

Teaching artist Baraka Blue leads us in exploring the prophetic method of transformation, moving from Islam as identity to Islam as a path of transformation. Come get inspired to make your best resolutions yet for the new year!

Check out the facebook event for more details! Tickets are available here.
 


White Ally Toolkit Workshop with Dr. David Campt

"Racism was terrible. I'm so glad we don't live in those times..." Have you ever struggled with how to respond when a white friend or family member says something like this, unaware or unwilling to see that racism is still a huge problem? We have too. Join us on December 16 for a workshop to help you prepare for productive conversations on race and racism.

Sponsored by Valley and Mountain Fellowship, the Hillman City Collaboratory, Wasat Muslim Community and Kadima Reconstructionist Community, this interactive three-hour workshop intends to advance the cause of racial equity by helping white people to have conversations about race with each other. As the anti-racism movement has expanded, many allies still don’t have the most effective tools to facilitate honest and productive conversations about race with their white friends, relatives, and neighbors.

The White Ally Toolkit project focuses specifically on the task of helping allies – especially white ones - have more effective encounters with the 55% of white people who are skeptical that racism is a problem hindering people of color specifically and America more broadly.

Developed and led by Dr. David Campt, a national speaker and expert in the areas of inclusion, equity, conflict resolution and dialogue, this program is designed to galvanize white allies and launch them into on-going engagement that will help strengthen the local multicultural movement for racial equity and justice. 

Tickets available at whiteallytoolkit.eventbee.com 
Watch this short video to learn more https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SOOzUxxYUY

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Meet Our New Executive Director

Meet Our New Executive Director

We are so excited to introduce to you our new executive director in service to the Wasat community, Alouise Urness! Please join us this Saturday afternoon, December 2nd, at the Hillman City Collaboratory for a cup of hot cider, good company, and a chance to talk about Wasat's future. It's a casual affair, with a short program:

2pm: Asr prayer in congregation
2:15pm: Join Wasat and our new executive director for hot apple cider and cookies
2:30-3:15pm: Thoughts on Wasat's future from executive director Alouise Urness, time for Q&A, spoken word by Baraka Blue 
4pm: Event ends

Please RSVP at our Facebook event if you'd like, and if you can't join us in person, you can watch the Facebook livestream of the event program, inshaAllah! Send us a salaam if you're joining online!


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NEW INITIATIVES

Building Our Community Together

How will you be a part of Building Our Community Together?

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ON GOING EVENT

Being Muslim Class
Wednesdays at 7pm at Hillman City Collaborator

The Being Muslim class is designed to deepen our understanding of Islam together.
This quarter's topic will be “The Ninety-nine Beautiful Names of God”, based on the
Al-Ghazali text of the same name. Shaykh Qasim Hatem from Mihraab Foundation will be our teacher.

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PAST EVENTS

Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah, Usama Canon, Brother Ali, Baraka Blue & Many Other Community Leaders
The Wasat Community is proud to have welcomed some of our teachers, leaders and inspirations on many occasions for community gatherings.

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EXCITING THINGS ARE IN THE WORKS!


Community support is essential to support robust, regular programming and special events throughout the coming year - you can be a part of making this happen. If you're considering a gift or would like to set up a corporate matching account at your workplace, please contact our gifts steward to learn more about the impact you could have.

Become a recurring patron for Wasat and donate monthly. Join one of our 4 plans.

Wasat is a registered non-profit organization, with IRS 501c3 status.
Your donations to Wasat are tax-deductible.
If you'd rather send a check, our mailing address is  5623 Rainier Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98118.

 

GET IN TOUCH

You are welcome at Wasat. Do you have questions, suggestions, or want to be added to our mailing list? Get in touch with us by filling the form below. We would love to hear from you!

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OUR LOCATION

Seattle, Washington