• Past Highlights

    Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers

    2016 Convention Highlights

    We Cannot Be Silent to Political Rhetoric

    Now is the time we unite and respond

  • Media Personalities

    Van Jones

    President & Founder
    of the Dream Corps,
    CNN Commentator

    Khizr Khan

    Gold Star Father

    George Takei

    Actor, Author, Activist ​

    Howard Gordon

    TV Writer

    Amy Goodman

    Broadcaster, TV Host

    Reza Aslan

    TV Host, Author, Scholar, Producer

    Debbie Allen

    Actress, Director, Producer

    Robert Fisk

    Writer, Middle East Correspondent for the Independent

    David Hiller

    Publisher, President, and CEO of the Los Angeles Times

  • Political Figures

    Rep. Xavier Becerra

    D-CA 34th District​

    Rep. Ted Lieu

    D-CA 33rd District​

    Thomas Perez

    Party Chair of the

    Democratic National Committee

    Rep. Karen Bass

    D-CA 37th District

    Rep. Andre Carlson

    D-IN 7th District

    Lawrence Butler

    Deputy Assistant Secretary of State

    Rep. Judy Chu

    D-CA 27th District

    Joe Wilson

    U.S. Ambassador to Niger

    Ebrahim Rasool

    South African Ambassador to the U.S.

  • Interfaith Leaders

    Rev. Ed Bacon

    Former Pastor of All Saints Church, Activist

    Dr. Rev. William Barber II

    Pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church, Architect of the

    Moral Monday Movement

    Dr. Rick Warren

    Founder and Pastor of
    Saddleback Church, Author

    Imam Khalid Latif

    Executive Director of the

    NYU Islamic Center

    Grand Mufti Mustafa Ceric

    President of World Bosniak Congress

    Imam Sayed Moustafa Al-Qazwini

    Founder of Islamic Educational Center of Orange County

  • Civil Society

    Stephen Woolery

    FBI Special Agent in Charge​

    Graham E. Fuller

    Former Vice Chairman of the National Intelligence Council of the CIA

    Shakeel Syed

    Former Executive Director of the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California

    Ahmed Zewail

    Nobel Laureate, Scientist

    Stephen Rohde

    Chair of the ACLU of Southern California, Founder and Vice-Chair of Interfaith Communities United for Justice

    Joe Stork

    Deputy Director of the Middle East and North Africa at

    Human Rights Watch

    Connie Rice

    Civil Rights Activist, Attorney

    Rashad Hussain

    Former U.S. Special Envoy
    to President Obama, Attorney

    Mike Downing

    Former LAPD Deputy Chief,
    Exec. VP of Security at

    Prevent Advisors

  • Professors & Academics

    Dr. Cornel West

    Professor at Harvard University,
    Activist, Author

    Juan Cole

    Professor at the University of Michigan, Commentator

    Dr. John Esposito

    Professor at Georgetown University, Director of the Prince Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding

    Jamal Badawi

    Preacher, Professor, Public Speaker

    Ingrid Mattson

    Professor, London and Windsor Community Chair in Islamic Studies at Huron University