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Recent Open House at the Denver Islamic Center

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Application for Home stay opportunity for eight Iraqi Youths.

Hospitality Opportunity!

We need homes for 8 Iraqi youth who will be visiting Denver from July 11th to July 25th. (Application deadline: June 15)

We are looking for host families to provide a welcoming environment for high school students involved in The Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP.)

This program is sponsored and funded by the U.S. Embassy, Baghdad and U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Youth Programs Division. IYLEP is administered by World Learning in partnership with local community organizations like WorldDenver. An investment in global understanding and peace, these programs have created a cadre of future leaders of Iraq: young people who will inspire and impact others.

IYLEP is a four-week youth leadership exchange based in the U.S. for Iraqi and American teenagers ages 15-17 and several Iraqi adults. The program aims to develop young adults in Iraq and the United States who have a strong sense of civic responsibility, a commitment to community development, an awareness of current and global issues, strong interpersonal leadership skills, willingness to foster relationships among youth from different ethnic, religious, and national groups in Iraq, and to promote mutual understanding, respect and collaboration between the United States and Iraq. Both American and Iraqi participants are required to implement follow-up activities upon their return home that help the participants stay in touch with each other, reflect on their experiences, and integrate their skills, knowledge, and attitudes into their day-to-day lives. An important goal of the program is that the student leaders, now empowered, will train other student leaders through student led community oriented service projects.

Attached is information on the homestay program and here is the application link you need to complete by June 15th should you be interested:

Please note: as a host, you will be asked to provide transportation each morning to the WorldDenver campus at Martin Luther King Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. and a ride back to your home at the end of the day. Due to the fact the students will not have a U.S. cell phone, they can not be transported by Uber or Lyft for security reasons. Car pool opportunities are an option should this be a reason you cannot host, we are happy to help organize rides. Two meals a day are provided by you, the host, as a part of the agreement and are a vital part of your contribution to the program that lead to open conversations at the ground level.

Please email Gergana Kostadinova at with any questions.”

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Interfaith Fast-Breaking Celebration

Join us for our 5th Interfaith Fast-Breaking Celebration

Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 6:45-9:30 pm

The Lady Fatima Center

2120 South Holly Street, Denver, CO 80222

In the Muslim month of Fasting called Ramadan, the Abrahamic Initiative and Lady Fatima Center invite you to an Interfaith Fasting and Fast-Breaking Celebration.

Let’s get together for a time of sharing, connecting, and some food at the Fast-Breaking (“Iftar”).

Everyone who is willing is invited to join us for a day of fasting starting at sunrise. Note that fasting is not a requirement to participate in the Fast-Breaking.

Out of respect for our host, please plan to dress modestly. For women, it would be nice to wear a headscarf, but this is not mandatory.


A $10.00 donation to help with food cost would be greatly appreciated.

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Communities in Conversation

At The Denver Islamic Society 2124 South Birch Street Denver, CO 80222

Out of respect for our host, please dress modestly and plan to remove your shoes upon entering.

Doors will open at 6:30 pm for Table Assignments. Please enter by the door on the North side of the building marked Men’s Entrance.

At these dialogue events we will:

  • Encourage an atmosphere of mutual trust and open sharing.
  • Foster mutually beneficial and inspiring relationships.
  • Create a foundation for further collaboration and interaction.

Free attendance – All are welcome

Please RSVP to

We need your RSVP to ensure we have enough seating.

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Open House Denver Islamic Society

This monthly event is open to the public. Please kindly RSVP for our planning purposes.

The event will take place between 230PM and 5PM on 03/17/2017.

Event Address: 2124 S. Birch St, Denver, CO 80222

Contact us at (303) 759-1985 or

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