Muslims for Climate Justice: The Earth as our Amaanah
Date(s) - 09/09/2023 - 09/10/2023
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
NYU Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life
Faithfully Sustainable presents the 2023 Muslims for Climate Justice SUMMIT in NYC and online!
Join Muslims for Climate Justice: The Earth as our Amaanah, a hybrid event exploring the vital role of Muslims in advocating for climate justice within an Islamic framework. Experience Day 1 in-person at New York University, NYC, on Saturday, September 9, 2023, and Day 2 virtually on Sunday, September 10, 2023, connecting our global community.
What to anticipate:
Gain knowledge on climate justice and its intersections with Islam, developing tools for advocacy and solution building through engaging discussions, workshops, and interactive sessions. Our expert speakers will shed light on the Islamic perspective of environmental stewardship, emphasizing the concept of Amaanah—the trust we hold as caretakers of the Earth.
Connect with like-minded Muslims, fostering a sense of community to inspire positive change in addressing urgent climate challenges. Attend both in-person and virtual sessions to maximize the event’s benefits, collaborating with passionate individuals dedicated to climate justice.
Ethical Muslim Vendor Showcase
In addition, the in-person event on Day 1 will feature vendors, including ethical Muslim-owned businesses and environmental organizations. This provides individuals with the opportunity to support regenerative and responsible initiatives aligned with our Islamic values of climate justice.
Don’t miss this empowering event! Save the date: Saturday, September 9, 2023. Join us in-person or virtually, and together, let’s make a difference for our planet and future generations.
At the SUMMIT, participants are encouraged to:
explore the impact of the climate crisis on vulnerable communities globally through informative lectures and storytelling
analyze day-to-day consumption decisions and ways to positively impact the climate through sustainably-sourced and eco-friendly vendor showcase
become equipped with the tools to create climate solutions grounded in an Islamic framework through carefully crafted workshops