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Farrah Khan is known for her interfaith, social justice and political work. She is the Executive Director of the Newport Mesa Irvine Interfaith Council, Board Member of the Orange County Interfaith Network and Ambassador of the Parliament of the World?s Religions in Chicago. Farrah is the Founder/President of First Drops, a children?s interfaith organization, the first of its kind.
Farrah has served as the Community Services Commissioner for the City of Irvine and is the Elected Assembly District Delegate of Assembly District 74 in Orange County. Besides being honored by the Congress, Senate and Assembly, in 2015 she was the recipient of the 2015 Community Leader Award from the OC Human Relations Commission and Women For: OC.
Islamophobia is one of the critical issues of the day. President Obama said ?Recently, we?ve heard inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim Americans that has no place in our country. We have to reject a politics that seeks to manipulate prejudice or bias, and targets people because of religion.? The president?s speech was a plea for tolerance, a principle that has been the bedrock of American life for more than 200 years.
Please join us for an interesting discussion with one woman who is on the front line. Our doors open at 1:15 for socializing; seating will be on a first-come, first-seated basis.