September 12, 2017
Reaching out to end ignorance of Islam
espite diversity being a hallmark of our nation, the majority of Americans have never met a Muslim, according to research conducted by the Pew Polling Center. To combat this staggering fact, hundreds of Muslims hit the streets through America's 70 chapters of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association with signs that read, "I am a Muslim, ask me anything."...
September 11, 2017
Meet A Muslim Day aims for open dialogue
TEMPE — On Saturday afternoon, Latif Ahmed stood on a sidewalk in Tempe holding a red, white and blue sign reading “I’M A MUSLIM ASK ME ANYTHING.” He laughed when asked if the American color scheme was purposeful...
September 11, 2017
Muslim youth group in Fitchburg works to educate public on religion
FITCHBURG – While holding a sign that read, “I am Muslim. Ask me anything,” friends Hazkeel Ahmer and Rayyan Q. Mehmud handed out educational leaflets to those who would take them as they passed by the 12-year-olds on Main Street’s sidewalk Saturday evening...
September 9, 2017
Do you know a Muslim? National ‘Meet a Muslim’ event is today at River Park.
Muslim youth are encouraging the public to ask them questions about their faith Saturday across the country and at a planned event in Fresno. It’s part of a national effort to promote understanding of all people...
September 9, 2017
Muslim communities: get to know us
ROUND ROCK, Texas -- Muslim communities across the country are saying: get to know us.

Local Muslim leaders took part of a nationwide 'Meet a Muslim' campaign...
September 9, 2017
Blood Drives, Other Events Planned for 'Meet a Muslim Day'
BOSTON (AP) — Muslim youths in Massachusetts and other states are taking to the streets to answer questions about Islam and dispel misconceptions.

Blood drives are scheduled for Saturday afternoon on Boston's Copley Square and in downtown Fitchburg as part of a national outreach known as "Meet a Muslim Day."...
September 9, 2017
CNY group hosts "Meet a Muslim" event to break misconceptions
SYRACUSE (WSYR-TV) - In an effort to build bridges between the muslim community and their neighbors, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association organized the second national "Meet a Muslim Day"...
September 9, 2017
Blood drives, other events planned for ‘Meet a Muslim Day’
MADISON (WKOW) -- A local group is reaching out to the community as part of a national effort to unite people of all faiths...
September 9, 2017
Blood drives, other events planned for ‘Meet a Muslim Day’
BOSTON (AP) — Muslim youths in Massachusetts and other states are taking to the streets to answer questions about Islam and dispel misconceptions.

Blood drives are scheduled for Saturday afternoon on Boston’s Copley Square and in downtown Fitchburg as part of a national outreach known as “Meet a Muslim Day.”...
September 9, 2017
NewsChannel 9
We're at live at the CNY Regional Market for National #MeetAMuslim Day! Faheem from Syracuse's Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is chatting with us. Do you have any questions?
September 9, 2017
Blood Drives, Other Events Planned for 'Meet a Muslim Day'
BOSTON (AP) — Muslim youths in Massachusetts and other states are taking to the streets to answer questions about Islam and dispel misconceptions...
September 8, 2017
Take Some Time to #MeetAMuslim This Weekend
In 80 cities around California and across the continental United States tomorrow, Muslims will be performing an outreach effort to bridge the divide between what people think they know about Islam and what practicing the faith actually means. It's all part of National Meet a Muslim Day...
September 7, 2017
Muslim men, boys offer opportunity to get to know Islam in Hartford event
HARTFORD >> A group of Muslim men and boys will offer a chance to ask believers in Islam about their religion at the second annual Meet a Muslim Day on Saturday...
September 7, 2017
Muslim Youth to Host Second National #MeetAMuslim Day
This Saturday, September 9th, Muslim youth from across the country will take part in the second national #MeetAMuslim Day - a nationwide effort to answer questions about Islam in order to build bridges and eliminate the ignorance...
March 29, 2017
Response to the London Attack
I was in London four days before the attack in front of Parliament on the 22nd in which 3 people were killed and 40 others injured. I was visiting both for a medical school interview, and—more importantly for me—a personal meeting with my Beloved Spiritual Leader, His Holiness the Khalifa of Islam, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad...
March 26, 2017
Muslim feels love, support
I am compelled to write this letter of gratitude, as I am overwhelmed with the love and support we have received from the people of Pittsburgh and by Americans...
March 20, 2017
Local Muslim sect wants to introduce people to Islam with #MeetaMuslim effort
When you're an American Muslim, it's bad enough that you have to take all kinds of crap from people because of your faith.

But imagine deliberately putting yourself in a position, where you are trying to explain Islam and fielding silly questions from fellow citizens, such as "Are you straight from the Middle East?" and "What religion do you practice?"
March 15, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Don’t fear Islam. Try to understand it
On Saturday, March 11, I and hundreds of other Muslims participated in a nationwide campaign known as “Meet A Muslim”. Recently, the Pew Research Center conducted a poll and found (to all of our amazement) that 62 percent of Americans had never met a Muslim!

Our goal for this campaign can be summed in one quote by the famous polish physicist Marie Curie, who said, “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”...
March 14, 2017
'Meet a Muslim' campaign takes to streets of N.J.
COLLINGSWOOD -- On a day when the temperature barely reached freezing, Maarij Ahmed said his heart was warmed by the reaction he was getting standing on a corner in Collingswood with a sign that read: "Meet a Muslim. Ask any question."...
March 13, 2017
Meet a Muslim: Conversation, learning on the streets of Harrisburg.
“I’m a Muslim. Ask me anything.”

That’s not a phrase one would typically hear going about errands in Harrisburg. But, outside of Midtown Scholar Bookstore this past weekend, a group of men stood holding signs with just that statement written on them.
March 13, 2017
Hoping To Dispel Misconceptions, Young Muslims Welcome Questions About Their Faith
Talk of travel bans and limiting refugees from the Middle East has sparked Young Muslims in Houston to address misconceptions about their faith.

A nationwide outreach effort involves handshakes and friendly conversation, with the goal of changing how Islam and those that follow it are viewed...

March 12, 2017
"Meet a Muslim Day" aims to fight fear of Islam
In 85 cities across the country, Saturday was "Meet a Muslim Day." A little more than one percent of the U.S. population is Muslim. and many Americans have never met a person of the Muslim faith. Tony Dokoupil reports.
March 12, 2017
#MeetAMuslim: Campaign Breaks Down Barriers to Educate Public About Islam
"The vast majority of Americans don't know a Muslim and a lot of Americans are afraid of Muslims," he said. "I can understand why. There are a lot of negative things that a very, very, very small percentage of Muslims across the world are doing and the rest of us (Muslims) are not speaking out and so that's what I'm here to do today, to educate my fellow Americans."
March 12, 2017
Muslims open up public conversation in Harrisburg
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM)- This weekend Muslims across the country encouraged people to ask them questions.

The effort is called Meet a Muslim and one of the events was held in Harrisburg on Saturday.
March 11, 2017
Meet A Muslim Day helps spark conversation
PLEASANTON, Calif. (KTVU) - Two 16-year-old boys stood outside the Pleasanton Farmer’s Market hoping people would stop to talk to them. The sign they held read: Meet A Muslim. Ask me anything.

"We're hoping they ask us questions and start a conversation,” said Ughman Monen of Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association...
March 11, 2017
"Meet a Muslim" answers questions on Monument Circle
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - A couple of Muslim-Americans spent part of their Saturday on Monument Circle, holding signs and talking with anyone who came up to them.

It was part of the national "Meet a Muslim" campaign...
March 11, 2017
National #MeetaMuslim Day comes to Long Island, New York City
Tourist Grayson Davidson had never met a Muslim before, and the 18-year-old nursing student was wondering about Islam’s stance on jihad and terrorism.

She got answers about the religion of 1.6 billion from two of its adherents on Saturday afternoon, when she and her mother walked past the New York City chapter of National #MeetaMuslim Day, a nationwide outreach effort meant to encourage people to ask anything about Islam...
March 11, 2017
Local Muslim youth participate in national Meet a Muslim day
Hakim Nasir, 15, held up his smudged white board that read "I am a Muslim, ask me anything," as Kati, 15, approached. Earlier she had danced on Discovery Green's stage to music with lyrics that included, "God doesn't make mistakes."...
March 11, 2017
Youth Hold 'Meet A Muslim' Events To Encourage People To Learn About Each Other
A Muslim youth organization held an event on Saturday that they called "Meet a Muslim." The idea is to encourage people to talk and learn about each other...
March 11, 2017
Do you know a Muslim? No? Group hopes to change that
Five men stood on Mill Avenue in Tempe on Saturday afternoon holding signs reading, "I'm a Muslim. Ask me anything."

The public responded with hugs, high-fives, car-horn honks and a few questions...
March 11, 2017
National ‘Meet a Muslim Day’ aimed at building acceptance
SAN JOSE >> With signs that read “Ask me anything” and “Meet a Muslim,” dozens of young Muslim men and boys in the Bay Area and beyond stood in public places Saturday in hopes of combating Islamophobia simply by talking with people...
March 11, 2017
National #MeetAMuslim Day Aims to Debunk Misconceptions
Amid the country’s current political climate, can open dialogue be the key to debunking misconceptions about a group of people?

One youth organization is hoping the answer is “yes.” On Saturday, Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA), a nationwide group, hosted its inaugural National #MeetAMuslim Day across 50 cities and 120 locations — from New York to San Diego — to encourage people to ask Muslims questions.
March 11, 2017
American Muslim Youth Launch Inaugural National #MeetAMuslim Day, 100+ locations
On Saturday, March 11, Muslim male youth from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association ( AMYA ) USA will hold the inaugural "National #MeetAMuslim Day." AMYA USA participants from at least 50 cities and 120 locations will stand in public spaces holding signs stating "I'm a Muslim, ask me anything" and "Meet a Muslim."
March 11, 2017
National #MeetAMuslim Day Encourages Conversation and Awareness
Today (Saturday, March 11), a group called Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) set out to start a dialogue about what it means to be Muslim. They did this through an event called National #MeetAMuslim Day, which was replicated across 50 cities throughout the country...
March 11, 2017
Do you know a Muslim? No? Group hopes to change that
Five men stood on Mill Avenue in Tempe on Saturday afternoon holding signs reading, "I'm a Muslim. Ask me anything."

The public responded with hugs, high-fives, car-horn honks and a few questions.
March 11, 2017
#MeetAMuslim: Campaign Breaks Down Barriers to Educate Public About Islam
#MeetAMuslim: Campaign Breaks Down Barriers to Educate Public About Islam...
March 11, 2017
Youth Hold 'Meet A Muslim' Events To Encourage People To Learn About Each Other
Young Muslims have gathered in cities across the U.S. today to answer questions about their faith. Organizers say it's an outreach effort aimed at dispelling fears or inaccurate ideas about Islam in a political climate that has Muslims increasingly worried about their viewed - or rather about how they are viewed. Travis Bubenik takes us to one of these Meet a Muslim events in Houston...
March 11, 2017
Local Muslim youth participate in national Meet a Muslim day
Hakim Nasir, 15, held up his smudged white board that read "I am a Muslim, ask me anything," as Kati, 15, approached. Earlier she had danced on Discovery Green's stage to music with lyrics that included, "God doesn't make mistakes."
March 11, 2017
National #MeetaMuslim Day comes to Long Island, New York City
Tourist Grayson Davidson had never met a Muslim before, and the 18-year-old nursing student was wondering about Islam’s stance on jihad and terrorism...
March 11, 2017
National ‘Meet a Muslim Day’ aimed at building acceptance
SAN JOSE | With signs that read “Ask me anything” and “Meet a Muslim,” dozens of young Muslim men and boys in the Bay Area and beyond stood in public places Saturday in hopes of combating Islamophobia simply by talking with people...
March 11, 2017
"Meet a Muslim" answers questions on Monument Circle
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - A couple of Muslim-Americans spent part of their Saturday on Monument Circle, holding signs and talking with anyone who came up to them...
March 11, 2017
Meet A Muslim Day helps spark conversation
PLEASANTON, Calif. (KTVU) - Two 16-year-old boys stood outside the Pleasanton Farmer’s Market hoping people would stop to talk to them. The sign they held read: Meet A Muslim. Ask me anything...
March 11, 2017
'Meet a Muslim' effort meets downtown Cleveland
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- On downtown sidewalks where someone standing with a sign might be expected to be panhandling, half a dozen young men on Saturday gave away smiles and information...
March 11, 2017
#MeetAMuslim day comes to Indy
The fact that people are now willing to listen to Muslims gives Faran Rabbani hope.

Hope that America now has a place for Muslims. Hope that people's attitudes will change for the better toward Muslims...
March 11, 2017
National ‘Meet a Muslim Day’ aimed at building…
SAN JOSE — With signs that read “Ask me anything” and “Meet a Muslim,” dozens of young Muslim men and boys in the Bay Area and beyond stood in public places Saturday in hopes of combating Islamophobia simply by talking with people...
March 11, 2017
'Meet A Muslim' in Oshkosh
Jorge Rodas OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBAY) - Muslims in Oshkosh and in 79 other places across the country this weekend extended a hand to their communities to take away misconceptions or fears about Islam. They've dubbed the event, 'Meet A Muslim'...
March 11, 2017
National #MeetAMuslim Day Hopes to Spark Dialogue, Debunk Misconceptions
Amid the country's current political climate, can open dialogue be the key to debunking misconceptions about a group of people?

One youth organization is hoping the answer is "yes." On Saturday, Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA), a nationwide group, hosted its inaugural National #MeetAMuslim Day across 50 cities and 120 locations — from New York to San Diego — to encourage people to ask Muslims questions...
March 10, 2017
Meet A Muslim Day: Nationwide Event Aims To Combat Ignorance Over Islam
Despite comprising an ever-growing part of the world population, 62 percent of Americans don't know a single Muslim. On Saturday, young Muslims across the country hope to change that fact with its national Meet a Muslim Day...
March 10, 2017
‘Meet a Muslim’ Day Saturday in Georgetown part of nationwide initiative
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) is launching its national #MeetAMuslim Day Saturday with members inviting all to join them in Georgetown and speak to those of Muslim faith...
March 9, 2017
Letter: Why you should meet a Muslim this weekend
On Saturday, March 11, hundreds of Muslims around the U.S. will go out for National Meet a Muslim Day. This is a consorted effort by Muslims in the U.S. to end the misconceptions of Islam in the U.S. and around the world. According to Pew Research, 62 percent of Americans do not know a Muslim....
March 9, 2017
Here's your chance to meet a Muslim
In this age of misinformation, many Americans have misconceptions about Islam and a majority (62 percent) don't even know a Muslim. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association aims to erase these misgivings and answer any concerns our fellow Americans may have about Islam...
March 8, 2017
Letter: Few Americans know a Muslim
Just hearing the word Islam or Muslim brings emotions like fear and anxiety to many Americans. Thoughts of uncertainty regarding the future of the world and safety of the United States always becomes a topic when discussing Islam...
February 19, 2017
Clovis Muslim: Rules are important but...
In regard to recent debates on immigration from some countries, I’d like to say as an American and an Ahmadi Muslim that reasonable rules and regulations for the security of our country are very important...
February 16, 2017
Resisting Islamophobia One Day at a Time
Attorney Salaam Bhatti and writer Nusrat Qadir discuss the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (AMC), the self-proclaimed oldest Muslim Community in the U.S. The AMC is an anti-terrorist community that works to create spaces for non-Muslims to engage in conversations with Muslims as a means to tackle Islamophobia...
February 15, 2017
#MeetAMuslim campaign comes to UW-Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Young Muslims across the country are opening themselves up to questions, by standing with signs that say "Meet a Muslim"...
February 7, 2017
#MeetAMuslim Interview on Voice of Islam Radio
Radio Interview of Tariq Malik about #MeetAMuslim campaign on Voice of Islam Radio
February 6, 2017
'I am a Muslim. Ask me Anything'
FITCHBURG -- Just a few months ago, Nasir Admad Soodhun was traveling through the countries of India and Bangladesh. His visit to downtown Fitchburg Saturday morning was comparatively colder...
January 29, 2017
'Ask a Muslim' event in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH — A group of Muslims took the streets around Pitt's Cathedral of Learning to offer up chats to anyone wishing to ask questions or learn more about Muslims and help alleviate the unknown factors that exist...
January 29, 2017
'Yinz are welcome here': Crowds at Pittsburgh airport protest Trump's travel ban
At least 200 people joined by Mayor Bill Peduto filled the baggage claim area of Pittsburgh International Airport Sunday afternoon — not to retrieve any luggage, but to lay claim to a different attitude toward foreigners from the one espoused by President Donald Trump...
January 22, 2017
Four MUSLIM Teens Stand WITH TRUMP!! ..Against ISIS!! (Inauguration )
January 22, 2017
#MeetAMuslim Campaign at 2017 Presidential Inauguration
Young American Muslims from #MKAUSA came to the Inauguration to simply meet other Americans, promoting the message of Peace, Love for one's country, and Unity. #meetamuslim #trueislam
January 22, 2017
Trump sworn in, vows to put America first
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Standing before the nation on the Capitol’s steps, in front of his family, former presidents, and elected officials, Donald Trump took the presidential oath of office Friday at noon, becoming the 45th president of the United States...
January 21, 2017
Trump’s Inauguration Reveals a Divided America
A muslim advocate and a pro-Trump citizen get in a heated debate about the relationship between ISIS and Islam...
January 20, 2017
Scenes from the streets of Trump’s Inauguration Day
Desiree Joy Frias, an American University law student, wore a black knit cap. A few feet away on her Yellow Line train, Army 1st Lt. Robert McKenna cradled the visor cap from his dress blues...
January 20, 2017
Inauguration-goers: Here’s how I hope my life will improve during Trump’s presidency
Many of the nearly 63 million Americans who voted for Donald Trump did so for some of the same reasons that propelled Barack Obama eight years prior. They wanted change. And Trump gave them hope that a political outsider who didn’t care to play by Washington’s rules could shake up the status quo...
January 20, 2017
Inauguration Day Brings Asian-American Trump Supporters, Critics to D.C.
WASHINGTON — Tomzemol Alam, a 22-year-old Muslim American from Brooklyn, New York, decided to trek to D.C. late Thursday night to take in President Donald Trump's inauguration. It was a last minute decision...
January 20, 2017
Trump Inauguration Sparks Religious Promotion, Violent Protests
WASHINGTON — The inauguration of Donald Trump drew a number of demonstrators to the nation’s capital on Friday, with some using the event as an opportunity to spread religious messages and some protesting Trump’s presidency and political positions through vandalism and violence...
January 20, 2017
1/20: President Trump pledges to puts focus on the American people; High school students teach their own lesson with trip to D.C.
Donald J.Trump became the 45th president of the United States at noon Friday; When some students from Florida's Immokalee High School accepted an invitation to attend Donald Trump's inauguration in Washington, D.C., some in the large immigrant community questioned the decision.
January 20, 2017
Muslims hand out fliers and answer questions anyone might have about their faith.
January 20, 2017
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir
LIVE LOOK: Inside the massive security line for President-elect Donald J. Trump's inauguration as Americans line up on the Washington Mall to see the Oath of Office.

Our interview featured at 5:05
January 20, 2017
2017 US Presidential Inauguration
Anna Foster presents live coverage from Washington of Donald Trump's inauguration as President of the United States of America. Plus the day's news with Tony Livesey.

Our interview featured at 2:14:30 to 2:18:30 minute