Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatul Allahi wa Barakatuhu,

I hope this letter finds you in good health and high spirits. As a representative of your organization, I am writing to extend an invitation to you as a member of the esteemed Muslim community leaders to participate in a working group focused on Islamic values and LGBTQ issues. The  working group will convene to develop ways to support our children and promote the values and teachings of Islam. 

NOTE: This invitation is exclusive to the named invitee. Please do not forward. If you wish to suggest other participants, please contact me (Abdel Hafid Djemil,

Event Details

Date: June 4, 2023

Time: 1:00 pm (Dhur prayer time)

Venue: Masjid Omar Ben Abdel-Aziz (New York) 88-29 161 Street, Jamaica, NY 11432


  • Opening (with Quran)
  • Welcome (5 min)
  • Introduction and Sharing Personal Experiences (45 min) [Lunch Served]
  • Developing a strategic plan (1hr)
    • Identifying Opportunities for Education and Awareness
    • Strategies for Engaging the Wider Community
    • Establishing Support Networks
  • Finalizing the Action Plan: (Committees oriented actions) (30 min)
    • Calendar of actions
    • Resources needed
  • Closing Remarks

Deliverables: Finalized action plan

Your participation will be pivotal to the success of this meeting. By coming together, we can work towards upholding the teachings of Islam which call for the protection of the spiritual, physical, and mental safety of children and the respect of human principles and family values. 

Kindly confirm your attendance by June 3, 2023. Please click here:

Should you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact me at 347-342-7004 or, or contact Br. Abdulaziz Bhuiyan at 917-945-6044 or email him at

We look forward to your positive response and to the opportunity to work together for a better society. 

Jazakum Allahu Khairan,

Your Brother,

Abdelhafid Djemil


Majlis Ash-Shura of New York