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Hope for Humanity
Hope for Humanity
Najah Bazzy is well known locally and internationally for her lectures on topics related to Islam, including interfaith dialogue, gender equity and equality, human rights, and medical ethics. Since 9/11, she has spoken to thousands of non-Muslims and has engaged extensively in interfaith outreach that includes the United States Army, United States Department of Justice, New Detroit, and the Susan B. Komen Foundation. She is noted for her "ambassador" style of diplomatic dialogue.
She is the founder of Zaman International and in 1996 formed Bayt Al Zahra, a program to aid in refugee resettlement that provides food, clothes, shelter, medicine and everyday necessities to indigent families in the Detroit metro area.
Najah Bazzy and her family were featured in the PBS documentary "Muhammed: Legacy of a Prophet". She has been featured in newspapers and nursing journals and also on television and radio - both nationally and internationally. Her international travels have taken her to Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Bahrain and Syria. She continues to work to bridge the gap between East and West.
She has been married for 30 years to Allie Bazzy and they have four children. They live in Canton, Michigan.
If you are a gentleman age 55 or older, please join the Senior Mens Club of Birmingham on February 22 at the Community House to hear this wonderful lecture.
More About The Community House
The Community House has been a hub for Birmingham residents since 1923. Founded as a location for dances, meetings, concerts and plays, the Community House is a place for all that and more. A nonprofit organization, the Community House strives to provide residents programs, services and educational opportunities to enrich their lives.
The Community House offers classes in fitness and yoga, food and wine, gardening, art and theater. Youth classes and programs are also available. Residents can also use the Community House to book travel arrangements and packages.
The Early Childhood Center at the Community House offers child care and preschool services for children 6 months to 5 years old. The center emphasizes learning through play with the High Scope curriculum. Meals are provided, as are access to Community House programs.
Community members can also take advantage of the Community House Dance Academy, with classes in ballet, pointe, modern, creative dance, jazz, contemporary, tap and ballet workout. Founded in 1964, the Dance Academy is led by a renowned faculty of instructors and choreographers.
The Community House is also a popular location for banquets, corporate events and weddings. Rooms can accommodate 10 to 350 people, include all audio and visual set-up, and feature large windows and a fireplace. The Community House also offers catering options, from continental breakfasts to multicourse meals for special events. Groups can also book the Van Dusen Terrace.