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Why Be An Interfaith Activist

Dr. Jamil Farooqui will speak about grass roots level promotion of free speech, religious harmony and tolerance. He is a motivational speaker and participant in interfaith dialogue. 

Dr. Farooqui is a recipient of the Lexington Clinic Community Service Award, and has been involved in numerous intercultural, religious and community organizations. 

A Q&A will follow.  


Dr. Jamil Farooqui is a physician at the Lexington Clinic where he also serves as a Board Member and is currently the Head of the Department of Hospital Medicine since 2010. He is the Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the St. Joseph hospital from 2018 to January 2020. He has been a hospitalist at St. Joseph Main since 2004, and is an active member of the Lexington Medical Society.

He currently serves as the Medical Director of the SHARE Center Free Charity Clinic, Board of Trustees of Bilal Mosque, Board of the Islamic Society of Central Kentucky, Board of CAIR, KY Chapter and Board of Directors of Lexington Universal Academy [Islamic School]. He is also an active member of Bluegrass Interfaith and United Interfaith Encounter groups.

Time and Location

Date: February 22, 2020, 10 A.M. - Noon

Location:  Masjid (Mosque) Bilal ibn Rabah, 1545 Russell Cave Road, Lexington, KY 40505

Pot Luck Lunch

A pot luck lunch will follow for continuing the conversation and creating new friendships. Please bring a dish or dessert to share (no pork, please). 

Support Kentucky Refugee Ministries

The Steering Committee asks that those attending please bring canned or dry goods which will be delivered to God's Pantry, or gift cards (suggested amount $10) to Kroger or Walmart for use by Kentucky Refugee Ministries and those that they serve. 

Our Guidelines

Click here for our interfaith dialogue discussion guidelines. Our hope is to provide a forum where civil discussions about interfaith and religion issues can occur with respect and understanding.