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MET (Muslim Educational Trust), Tigard

10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road
Tigard, OR 97223, US (map)

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  • Sunday
    Mar 4 2018
    Radiance of Resistance Documentary Screening

    Join us for a screening of the documentary Radiance of Resistance. It tells the story of Janna Ayyad, 9 years old, and Ahed Tamimi,14 years old, who live under occupation in Nabi Saleh, Palestine. Janna Ayyad has been called the youngest journalist in Palestine. Ahed won the Handala Courage Award from Turkey when she was 13 and met with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. This film will take an intimate look at their everyday lives and their importance as the new generation of Palestinian non-violent resistance.

    Meet the star of the documentary, Jana Ayyad and her uncle Bilal Tamimi from Palestine, as well as the filmmakers, Jesse Locke and Jesse Roberts for a Q&A after the screening.

  • Thursday
    Nov 16 2017
    Portland Premiere of Sultan and the Saint

    Portland premiere of Unity Productions Foundation's latest film

    • Thursday, November 16, 6:30 p.m.
    • Muslim Educational Trust
    • 10330 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard, OR 97223
    • Adult Ticket: $10
    • Student Ticket: $5

    Please join us for the Portland premiere of Unity Productions Foundation's latest film The Sultan and the Saint at Muslim Educational Trust. A docudrama film about Muslim/Cristian peacemaking narrated by Academy Award Winner Jeremy Irons.

    During the Crusades, Saint Francis of Assisi risked his life by walking across enemy lines to meet the Sultan of Egypt, the Muslim ruler Al-Malik Al-Kamil. This remarkable encounter, and the commitment to peace of the two men behind it, sucked the venom out of the Crusades and changed the relationship between Muslims and Christians for the better.

  • Sunday
    Nov 12 2017
    Breaking Borders by Breaking Bread Together: Beloved Community Forum - RSVP

    Breaking Borders by Bread Bread Together...Our November gathering will focus on the 100th anniversary of the ill-gotten Sykes-Picot Agreement of 1916 which secretly and arbitrarily redrew the borders of the Middle Eastern countries. The Agreement was made without regard to language, culture, tribal allegiances, or other critical factors. The pact was created to sustain the colonial dominance of England and France.

    We shall hear several reflections about the impact that the agreement has had on the countries and on the people that were the subjects of the redrawn borders and the geopolitical nightmare that lingers to this day. Afterward we shall share table together to share our best understanding and capabilities to “Break Borders by Breaking Bread" together. We will reflect upon the challenges confronting us as nations and as people struggling to create a different world, a world in which borders are not artificial lines drawn arbitrarily on living soil separating humankind from one another, but rather doorways of welcome and hospitality providing access to the Beloved Community.

    Free to attend. Please RSVP* through the tickets link. - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/breaking-borders-by-breaking-bread-beloved-community-forum-tickets-39626326409

    RSVP'ing is not required to attend, but helps us plan appropriately for food and refreshments.

  • Saturday
    Nov 11 2017
    MET 2017 Award/Auction/Appreciation Night

    It is with great honor that the Muslim Educational Trust holds its Annual Community Awards Ceremony in conjunction with its Annual Auction on Saturday, November 11th, 2017. Every year, the Muslim Educational Trust recognizes dedicated individuals for their positive contribution to MET and the community at large by presenting awards for Leadership, Community Service, Student Achievement, and Friends of MET.


    • Ethnic Dinners for 15
    • World Affairs of Oregon Membership Package
    • Moroccan Antiques and Home Furnishings
    • Seattle, Portland, and Seaside Hotel Packages
    • Wall Paintings
    • Islamic Art
    • MET Community Center Membership Packages
    • AND MUCH MORE...
  • Saturday
    Oct 14 2017
    Teach the World Workshop #1: Understanding Islam to Enrich Civic Education and Diversity in Schools

    World Affairs Council of Oregon and the Muslim Education Trust are offering: Teach the World Workshop #1: Understanding Islam to Enrich Civic Education and Diversity in Schools

    Session topics include:

    • Overview of the fundamental beliefs of Islam
    • Brief history of Muslims in the United States and Oregon
    • Addressing stereotypes of Islam
    • Background on the meaning of Islamophobia

    *Each session will make connections to the classroom.

    Grade Levels: K-12 teachers and administrators
    Date: Saturday, October 14th
    Time: 8:30am-12pm

    Location: Muslim Education Trust
    10330 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Tigard, OR 97223
    Al-Andalusia Hall, 2nd Floor

    Registration Fee: $35 (Includes breakfast)

    Professional Development Units Offered: 3

    Please email Samara Chism-Winfield if you're interested in learning more about this workshop: samara@worldoregon.org

  • Monday
    Jul 24 2017
    Zero Tolerance! Oregonians Standing Together Against Hate

    RSVP to joan.green@doj.state.or.us

    • 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
    • Buffet Dinner 5:30-6:15
    • Keynote Address 6:15-7:00
    • Panel Discussion 7:00-8:00
    • 1st Floor Al-Madinah Hall


    Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum invites you to a presentation and panel discussion at the Muslim Educational Trust Community and Educational Center to understand the underlying issues and share potential solutions for the recent spike in hate-related incidents. Professor Jack Levin, a nationally recognized expert on violence and hate, will discuss the psychology and dynamics behind this troubling trend. His presentation will be followed by a discussion moderated by Oregon Department of Justice Director of Civil Rights, Erious Johnson. The panel will include diverse community leaders, law enforcement personnel and elected officials, who will share their insights and take questions. Please join Attorney General Rosenblum and take a stand against hate.

    Jack Levin is the Brudnick Professor of Sociology and Criminology and co-director of the Center on Violence and Conflict at Northeastern University in Boston. Professor Levin's work on hate crimes, mass murder, serial killers, and prejudice has made him one of the most widely recognized and quoted sociologists in the public sector. For over 25 years, Professor Levin has used the sociological perspective to contextualize sensational media stories, dispel myths, influence public policy and change how people think about violence and hate crimes.

    Sponsored by: Muslim Educational Trust, Institute of Christian Muslim Understanding (ICMU), Beloved Community of Oregon Coalition, Building Bridges of Understanding Coalition, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, Muslim Community Center of Portland (MCCP), Somali American Council of Oregon (SACOO), Center for African and Immigrant Resettlement of Oregon (CAIRO), Portland United Against Hate, Neighborhood House, Jewish Voice for Peace, Urban League of Portland, Portland Leadership Foundation, Oregon Center for Christian Values, Race Talks, First Congregational United Church of Christ, World Affairs Council of Oregon

    The Muslim Educational Trust Community Center will be the first center of its kind in the metro area to provide a gathering place for the entire Muslim community.

  • Saturday
    May 27 2017
    Ramadan Tent Project Portland, OR
    MET (Muslim Educational Trust), Tigard

    Ramadan Tent Project (RTP) is a London based organization with a goal of social change. Its mission is to provide Iftar - the dinner to break ones fast - to Muslims as well as anyone else who would like to join our event during the Holy Month of Ramadan. We are the first branch of RTP to host the Open Iftar in the United States. Last year, over three consecutive days, we had the pleasure of breaking our fast with a total of 600 people in our community, in the backyard of a local church. Everyone who attend came from different faiths and walks of life.

    We would like to invite you all to come join us in breaking our fast this Ramadan. We will be hosting Ramadan Tent at the Muslim Educational Trust on memorial day weekend.


  • Saturday
    May 13 2017
    MET Annual Fundraising Dinner & Cultural Night

    Join us for a unique evening filled with cultural performances by students of the Islamic School of MET and Oregon Islamic Academy

    Funds raised will support MET's educational scholarships as well as building bridges of understanding through silk road cultural diplomacy and positive integration programs for new immigrants and refugees.

    $40 per Person (Ages 10+). Dinner is included. Childcare will be provided for children under 10.

    Free parking at Conestoga Middle School. Free shuttle service to and from MET Center.