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Shura 1441 Workshops

  • Sustaining & Developing Chaplains & Activists with Chaplain Jaye Starr
  • Strategies for Preventing Suicide with Anisa Diab
  • Training Non-Muslims in the Care of Muslim Clients with Chaplain Ibrahim J. Long
  • “Documentary of Muslim Chaplains serving in the U.S. Military” with Chaplain Shareda Hosein | Documentary Filmmaker David Washburn
  • Case Study: Building Bridges in a Time of Polarization with Jenan Mohajir

Meet The Authors

  • Joy Jots: Exercises for a Happy Heart by Dr. Tamara Gray
  • Towards Sacred Activism by Imam Dawud Walid
  • Peaceful Families by Dr. Julianne Hammer

Education Workshops

For Education Chaplains Only
  • The Many Faces of Islamic ChaplaincyPresenters: Ailya Vajid -Muslim Chaplain University of Virginia, Ieasha Prime- Muslim Chaplain NYU, Imam Sohaib Soltan – Muslim Chaplain Princeton University, Sadaf Rauf Shief- Associate Chaplain, The University of St. Thomas
  • When Terrorism Hits Your CampusPresenters: Abu Noor Abdul Malik Ryan -Assistant Director of Religious Diversity and Pastoral Careat DePaul University, Nisa Muhammad – Assistant Dean for Religious Life Howard University, Tariq Najee-ullah -Assistant Chaplain for Muslim Life Johns Hopkins University
  • Reparation of Harm in the Aftermath of Spiritual AbusePresenters: Seher Siddiqee -Assistant Director of Spiritual Life and Advisor for Muslim Affairs University of Chicago, Abdul-Malik Merchant- Muslim Chaplain Tufts University, Dr. Kameelah Rashad Muslim Wellness Foundation

Confirmed Speakers

  • Imam Zaid Shakir, Co-founder of Zaytuna College
  • Atty Roula Allouch, National Board Chair, CAIR
  • Chaplain Rafat Najm, New Zealand Christchurch Mosque Attack First Responder

Official Conference Hotel

  • 3/3/20 Deadline for hotel discount: Special rates - Single - $119; Double - $129 / night (space is limited)
  • Call hotel by March 3rd to ask for "Shura Conference at Yale special rate"
  • 4 miles away from conference site
  • New Haven Village Suites provides complimentary hot breakfast and free shuttle service to and from the conference up until 8:00 pm. The Shuttle also picks up individuals from New Haven’s local airport, train and bus station until 8:00 pm

Other Local Hotels

La Quinta Inn & Suites New Haven

400 Sargent Drive New Haven, CT 06511 (203) 562-1111 (800) 642-4271
Approximate distance from conference site: 2.8 miles
www.lq.com La Quinta provides shuttle service to and from the conference.

Courtyard by Marriott at Yale

30 Whalley Avenue New Haven,
CT 06511 (203) 777-6221 (800) 321-2211
Approximate distance from conference site: 1.5 miles
www.marriott.com/hvndt

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale

155 Temple Street New Haven,
CT 06510 (203) 772-6664 (800) THE-OMNI
Approximate distance from conference site: 1.6 miles
www.omnihotels.com

New Haven Hotel

229 George Street New Haven,
CT 06510 (203) 498-3100 (800) NH-Hotel
Approximate distance from conference site: 1.6 miles
www.newhavenhotel.com

Dining

There are several Halal/ Zabiha restaurants in and around New Haven
Please make sure to ask about individual items as some of these restaurants serve some non-Zabiha items.
  • Aladdin Crown Pizza – (203) 773-3772 - 260 Crown St (in between College and High). Mediterranean and American food, including shawarma, tabouli, etc.
  • Ali Baba’s Fusion – (203) 468-2328 - 986 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06514. This restaurant serves very affordable Indian/Pakistani Cuisine.
  • Chap's Grille – (203) 562-2966 - 1174 Chapel St (corner of Chapel and Park). Mediterranean and American food, including shawarma, hamburgers, etc.
  • Claire's Corner Copia – (203) 562-3888 - 1000 Chapel St (corner of Chapel and College). This restaurant is "gourmet vegetarian," slightly expensive but very creative.
  • Crown Fried Chicken – (203) 865-8931 - 474 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT 06511. “Very affordable prices”
  • Est Est Est Pizza – (203) 777-2059 - 1176 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06511. "Great pizza, excellent sandwiches, wonderful pasta with salad & garlic knots."
  • Est Est Est Pizza – (203) 777-2059 - 1176 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06511. "Great pizza, excellent sandwiches, wonderful pasta with salad & garlic knots."
  • International Taste buds - (203) 789-6555 - 554 Congress avenue, New Haven, CT. 06519 "Delicious".
  • Pitaziki - (203) 773-5000 - 170 Temple St (across from Omni Hotel). Mediterranean and American food, including shawarma, tabouli, etc.
  • Saray - (203) 937-0707 - 770 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516. Turkish cuisine.
  • Tikkaway Grill – (203) 562-1299 - 135 Orange Street, New Haven CT 06510
  • Turkish Kebab House - (203) 933-0002 - 1157 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516. Turkish cuisine.