OMNIA Leadership Team Leader Soraya Deen Speaks Out on Gender Equality, Culture, and the Future of the Muslim Voice in America.

OMNIA Leadership Team Leader Soraya Deen Speaks Out on Gender Equality, Culture, and the Future of the Muslim Voice in America.

Does male dominance of national politics affect everyday life for Muslim women? Should the inauguration of Donald Trump change our sense of personal security? Do our own communities unwittingly promote discrimination?  OMNIA Leadership Team Leader Soraya Deen, a national advocate for interfaith dialogue, and Nadia Najim, a college student raised in Portland -- discuss experiences, concerns, and expectations about their future in a changing and possibly hostile social landscape. (video courtesy of the City Club of Portland.)

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A New Day in Gombe State: OMNIA’s Leadership Training in Northeast Nigeria

A New Day in Gombe State: OMNIA’s Leadership Training in Northeast Nigeria

“It’s a new day in Gombe State.” Those words, by the Hon. Hassan Ahmadu Haruna, a leading representative of  the Governor of the State of Gombe, Nigeria, summed up the tone of the opening ceremony of the OMNIA Institute for Contextual Leadership training for reconciliation and peace held in Gombe, in Northeast Nigeria, February 28-March 3.

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It's Official: SCUPE is now The OMNIA Institute for Contextual Leadership!

On Thursday, Feb. 23, SCUPE officially launched its new organization under a new name:  The OMNIA Institute for Contextual Leadership.  With an expanded vision and a challenging global mission to create bold leaders for a just world, we are hitting the ground running by announcing TWO workshop programs, an initiative to organize and train activist groups, and the next stage of our Nigeria project.

Enjoy these moments from our launch, and be sure to explore our website to get involved!

"ALL" - Our Launch Video Presentation

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Cook County ILLINOIS Board President Toni Preckwinckle in a light moment while addressing the gathering. 

Cook County ILLINOIS Board President Toni Preckwinckle in a light moment while addressing the gathering. 

President Premawardhana with "Alum" Rev. Michael Curry and colleague. 

President Premawardhana with "Alum" Rev. Michael Curry and colleague.