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MUSLIM LEGAL FUND OF AMERICA PRESENTS:

MUSLIM NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE 2017 GEORGIA SCHEDULE


Reception: Continental Breakfast Social Networking
8:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m.

SESSION 1 WELCOMING REMARKS - UPDATE ON CAIR GA


9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Presenter: Edward Mitchell, Executive Director of Council on American Islamic Relations Georgia (CAIR GA)
Quranic recitation and welcoming remarks
Update CAIR GA

SESSION 2 INTRODUCTION TO THE ONLY MUSLIM NONPROFIT LAW CENTER IN THE USA
9:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
Presenter: Khalil Meek, Executive Director of Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA)
Overview of the Conference / MLFA / CLCMA

SESSION 3 NONPROFIT RISK MANAGEMENT & COMPLIANCE


10:00 a.m. 11:50 a.m.
Presenter: Shari Crittendon Esq, Senior Business Counsel & Director of Outreach Compliance (CLCMA)
Safeguarding 501(c)(3) status - Governance, Risk and IRS Compliance
Board duciary responsibilities, record keeping and disclosures requirements
Employment law, 1099 contractor law, child protection law, volunteers and the law
Fundraising regulations, state registrations, unrelated business income
Mandatory reporting vs condentiality - domestic violence & child abuse laws
11:50 a.m. 12:20 p.m. GROUP PHOTO & BREAK

SESSION 4 MITIGATING LEGAL CHALLENGES GOVERNMENT DESIGNATIONS OF FOREIGN GROUPS & OFAC
12:20 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
Presenter: Khalil Meek, Executive Director of Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA)
Understanding the impact of government designations of foreign groups on U.S. based Muslim non-prots
International charitable giving - banking regulations FDIC DOJ Watch Lists No Fly Lists SSSS

SESSION 5 MITIGATING LEGAL CHALLENGES UNDERSTANDING THE FBI & HATE SPEECH
1:00 p.m. 1:40 p.m.
Presenter: Marwa Elbially, Project Resource Attorney (CLCMA)
Understanding the FBI - interviews private meetings outreach programs working relationships
Hate speech, anti-Muslim protests at religious institutions, and the law
1:40 p.m. 2:40 p.m. DHUR PRAYER LUNCH BREAK

SESSION 6 MITIGATING LEGAL CHALLENGES CUSTOMS AND BORDER CROSSINGS & RLUIPA
2:40 p.m. 3:20 p.m.
Presenter: Zainab Khan, Research Fellow Attorney (CLCMA)
International customs and border crossing - interviews, detentions, inspections, searches, and the law
Religious land use and institutionalized persons act (RLUIPA), zoning and prison discrimination

SESSION 7 MITIGATING LEGAL CHALLENGES IMMIGRATION ISSUES & LANDMARK LBGT SCOTUS CASE
3:20 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
Presenter: Ausaf Farooqi, Board Member of Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America (CLCMA)
Executive Order travel ban - current immigration tactics CAARP Program
Guidance on LGBT issues, legal protections faith based organizations possess and the law

SESSION 8 REIMAGING MUSLIM SPACES - CREATING WELCOMING MOSQUES


4:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
Presenter: Hind Makki, Interfaith Educator at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU)
The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) launched the Reimagining Muslim Spaces project.
It aims to help American Muslim communities build more accessible and community friendly mosques by reducing
barriers to engagement and increasing mosque capacity.
This session includes key research-backed recommendations from the ISPU study, followed by an interactive session
with participants.
5:30 p.m. - CLOSING REMARKS NEXT STEPS DUAA