WISE UP Summit

On Thursday, October 26, 2017 historic full-day gathering of religious and community leaders, scholars, academics, policy makers and business leaders launched WISE Up: Knowledge Ends Extremism in Washington, DC.

The Summit was attended by 300 people, it began with a Press Conference, followed by non-partisan, community-led panel discussions between scholars, community leaders, and activists with diverse ideologies and national origins all coming together to develop not only comprehensive solutions to extremism and Islamophobia, but also to strengthen our national unity and transform American Muslim life.

Videos from the Conference

Panel 1 – "Emergence of Extremist Ideologies/Islamic Theology vs. Extremist Ideology"

Panel 2 –
“Why Women Join ISIS. What Women can do to Spread Peace”

Panel 3 - “Understanding Extremist Recruitment & Early Intervention”

Panel 4 –
“Highlighting True Heroes”

Photos from the Conference