Friday, February 24
1) Jum’ah Khutbah with Ustadh Usama Canon from Ta’leef Collective
When: 1:00 pm
Where: IMAN Office, 2744 W. 63rd St., Chicago, IL 60629
2) Ta’leef Collective in Chicago Presents
Wayward Son: Film Screening & Panel Discussion with Usama Canon and Director Mustafa Davis
Where: American Islamic College Theatre, 613 W. Bittersweet Place, Chicago
$7 Tickets ($10 at door): Purchase here
Wayward Son – The Jordan Richter Story is the intimate story of professional skateboarder Jordan Richter and his rapid rise and disappearance from the sport of skateboarding. Jordan embraced the religion of Islam in the mid 90’s and out of what he felt was a religious obligation, quit professional competition. 15 years later he learns that skateboarding is not prohibited in Islam and making up for lost time, attempts a comeback.
Saturday, February 25
3) Community Café: Just Food
Featuring: Maimouna Youssef, Native Sun, and Zain Lodhia
With Special Guests: Guests Rhymefest, Mikkey Halsted, and Kuumba Lynx
DJ: Ms. Dia
Where: Living Room Lounge, 1100 W. Cermak, Chicago, IL 60608
This month’s Community Café is all about fresh, healthy food being accessible to all people as a basic human right. Join us for a dose of healthy eats and conscious beats!
Sunday, February 26
4) Just Food: A Social Experiment
When: 2-4 pm
Where: Little Black Pearl, 1060 East 47th Street
IMAN’s Arts & Culture and Organizing Departments are introducing a series of arts and social change Community Workshops that will follow each Community Café. The theme for this premiere is Just Food, just like the Community Café.