July 2021
Monthly News and Updates
MCCT to Distribute Halal Qurbani Meat to Families in Need:
Grant in Partnership with Hands on Hartford and Islamic Relief
MCCT Speakers' Bureau

July: Dr. Reza Mansoor was interviewed for a documentary on the 20th anniversary of the attacks of 9/11/2001. The program will be called "Cutline" and will be aired on PBS in mid-August. Diane Orson’s interview was filmed at the 9/11 Memorial at Sherwood Island State Park, and is about Dr. Reza’s book Stigmatized: From 9/11 to Trump and Beyond — An American Muslim Journey. Also interviewed was Ahla Amin, a first generation Sudanese nurse, giving voice to the younger generation’s experiences and perspectives over the past two decades.
Upcoming Events - Save the Dates

September 18: MCCT will be forming a team to participate in Foodshare's Annual Walk Against Hunger in Hartford. Registration link coming soon!

September 19: In addition to the monthly food delivery to Mercy Shelter in Hartford, MCCT will be adding a second shelter serve opportunity for the month of September. This will be to serve the community at a shelter in Middletown. Sign up link will be posted closer to the date.

October 30: MCCT Annual Leadership Banquet at Hartford Marriott, Downtown Hartford. Theme will be "Celebrating Youth Leadership". Link to purchase tickets will be available soon.