Join us this Ramadan for our 3rd Annual Iftar For IRAP! Enjoy a halal buffet dinner, fresh-pressed juice and contemporary art at a *NEW* location, Agora Gallery, located in New York's Chelsea arts district. This year we are also excited to partner with Gathering All Muslim Artists (GAMA) to expand our silent art auction.
Proceeds will benefit the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), the first organization to provide comprehensive legal assistance to refugees displaced by conflict in the Middle East and North Africa. IRAP was instrumental in organizing and providing legal assistance to those detained at JFK and other airports after the administration’s “travel ban” last year, and it continues to provide direct legal aid, litigation, and systemic advocacy to thousands of affected refugees and immigrants.
Tickets are available at $60. Last year’s tickets sold out weeks before the event, so get yours soon!
Last year's event included remarks from Stephen Poellot (IRAP’s co-Founder and Legal Director), Mark Doss (supervising attorney who successfully argued against the Muslim ban in the 4th Circuit of Appeals), and Loubna Mrie (Syrian photographer, Reuters photojournalist, and civil rights activist), and a selection of photographs and art for auction from several international and NYC-based artists.
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