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Muslim Consultative Network

239 Thompson Street

New York, New York 10012

United States

Company Description

The Muslim Community Network, formerly the Muslim Consultative Network, was founded in 2003 as a network of Muslim activists and volunteers responding to challenges facing the Muslim American community since 9/11. MCN became a 501(c)3 nonprofit organizati ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Principal

Khalil Gibran International Academy

Affiliations

Board of Advisors Member
Same Difference Interfaith Alliance

Cofounder
Brooklyn High School of the Arts

Advisory Board Member
Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

Board Member
YouthBridge-NY

Board Member
Militant Islam Monitor

Board Member
WOMEN IN ISLAM INC

Member of the Steering Committee
Community of Many Worlds

Board Member
Women

Board Member
The Dialogue Project

Board Member and the Spokeswoman
Saba Association of American Yemenis

Board Member
The Yemeni-American Association

Founder
Arab American Institute

Board Member
AWAAM

Board Member
We Are All Brooklyn Coalition

Founder
Arabic Language School

Founder
Children

Education

Fordham University's Graduate School of Education

B.A.

St. Francis College

M.S.

Baruch College

M.S.

multicultural education and reading

Adelphi University

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Debbie Almontaser, Founder of the Khalil Gibran International Academy

Debbie Almontaser, is the founding and former principal of the Khalil Gibran International Academy. A 23-year veteran of the NYC Public School system, where she has taught, trained teachers, and served as a multicultural specialist and diversity advisor. Currently, Ms. Almontaser is a doctoral student at Fordham University's Graduate School of Education and the Board President of the Muslim Community Network. Ms. Almontaser frequently lectures on Arab culture, Islam, cultural diversity, interfaith coalition building and youth leadership. Ms. Almontaser is a published writer on Education and American Muslim issues. Ms. Almontaser served as a consultant to Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. Muslim American Series Project, Independent Production Fund's Islam Project, and Islam Access Project Channel 13. Ms. Almontaser has been profiled in the NY Times on the founding of the Khalil Gibran International Academy as well as Time Magazine, Newsweek, and profiled in the Daily News for spearheading the inauguration of NYC's Arab Heritage Week in 2005. Ms. Almontaser is a recipient of numerous awards ADC National's, Rose Nader Award Commitment to Values of Equality and Justice, Pax Christi's Local Peacemaker Award, Jews for Racial and Economic Justice's Risk-Takers Award, the Annual Faith Leaders Award and proclamations for building bridges of understanding from the Mayor of the City of New York, Brooklyn Borough President and a proclamation from the New York City Council in 2014 for her excellence in education and a proclamation from the NYC Comptroller's office for her civic engagement organizing work. Ms. Almontaser was a Columbia University Revson Scholar in 2005. She was also named a Thought Leader at the ASMA Society Muslim Leaders of Tomorrow Program in 2006.


The ADC Membership elected Dr. Debbie ...

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The ADC Membership elected Dr. Debbie Almontaser; Mr. Abed Awad, Esq.; Dr. Bishara A. Bahbah; and Mrs. Alma Khoury Korkor to the Board of Directors.

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ADC is pleased to welcome to the board Dr. Almontaser and Mr. Awad who have been elected for their first term.
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Dr. Almontaser is the first Yemeni American to serve on the board.
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Dr. Debbie Almontaser, is the founding and former principal of the Khalil Gibran International Academy. A 25-year veteran of the NYC Public School System, where she has taught, trained teachers, and served as a multicultural specialist and diversity adviser. Dr. Almontaser is the Board President of the Muslim Community Network. Dr. Almontaser frequently lectures on Arab culture, Islam, cultural diversity, interfaith coalition building and youth leadership. Dr. Almontaser sits on the Public Advocate Tish James' Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh Task Force to Combat Hate.
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Dr. Almontaser is a published writer on Education and American Muslim issues. Dr. Almontaser served as a consultant to Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. Muslim American Series Project, Independent Production Fund's Islam Project, and Islam Access Project Channel 13.


About Us

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Debbie Almontaser, President


Debbie Almontaser, President Board of Directors

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Debbie Almontaser, President

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Debbie Almontaser, President Board of Directors
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Debbie Almontaser, is the founding and former principal of the Khalil Gibran International Academy. As a 20+ year old veteran of the NYC public school system, she taught special education, inclusion, trained teachers in literacy, and served as a multicultural specialist and diversity advisor. Currently, Ms. Almontaser is a doctoral student at Fordham University's Graduate School of Education.
Ms Almontaser frequently lectures and serves on panels as well as facilitates teacher and public workshops on conflict resolution, Arab culture, and Islam at universities, libraries, museums, churches, and synagogues across the city and at local, national and international conferences.
Ms Almontaser co-designed a curriculum for the Muslim Communities Project at Columbia University and for Educators for Social Responsibility/Metro. In addition, she has contributed a chapter in The Day Our World Changed: Children's Art of 9/11 for New York University's Child Study Center and the Museum of the City of New York and in Forever After: New York City Teachers on 9/11 for Teachers College Press as well as articles and essays in several magazines.
Ms. Almontaser also serves as a consultant to Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. Muslim American Series Project, Independent Production Fund on the Islam Project (producers of Muslims and Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet PBS Productions), Islam Access Project (Channel 13 WNET), the Muslim Communities Project, Columbia University, Educators for Social Responsibility, the Interfaith Center of NYC, and the Church Avenue Merchants Block Association's (CAMBA, Inc.) Diversity Project. Ms. Almontaser was a member of the steering committee for A Community of Many Worlds: Arab-Americans at the Museum of the City of New York.
In 2005, Ms Almontaser spearheaded the inauguration of Arab Heritage Week in New York City. She is also the go to person on cultural and religious diversity issues for Borough President Marty Markowitz, the Mayor's office of Immigrant Affairs, New York Police Department and New York City Councilmembers. Ms. Almontaser is a founding board member of The Dialogue Project, Brooklyn Borough President's New Diversity Task Force, board advisor for the Same Difference Interfaith Alliance, Youth Bridge NY, and a member of the board of directors of Muslim Consultative Network, Women in Islam, and Saba: The Association of Yemeni Americans. She is also a co-founder of Brooklyn Bridges, the September 11th Curriculum Project, and We Are All Brooklyn.


Mission and Vision

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Debbie Almontaser, President

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