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Join Us For Our 5th Annual Retreat

Join Muslims for Progressive Values for a spiritually uplifting and intellectually rejuvenating weekend of community building! This year we are specifically focusing on spiritual growth and development with a focus on social justice. Our retreats are casual and intimate... and we always share many good laughs. Folks will be coming in from across North America and overseas... don't miss out on this life-changing and inspiring weekend!



Sara Farooqi


Muslims for Progressive Values



"Cultivating Spirituality and an Ethos of Justice in Everyday Life"


Friday, July 1st- Sunday, July 3rd 2011

Berkeley, CA

Pacific School of Religion


Join Muslims for Progressive Values for an interactive weekend dedicated to self-reflection, personal growth and community building.


Presentations & workshops by:

Amina Wadud,

Ghazala Anwar,

Yarehk Hernandez,

Faisal Alam

and more!




Before June 20th: $115

After June 20th: $140 

One Day (Sat or Sun): $75

Per Workshop: $35 ($50 for Progressive Muslim Education, includes lunch)  


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Selected Activities and Presentations:


Progressive Muslim Education: The Difference in Action

by Yarehk Hernandez, M.S 


LGBT101 for Muslim Allies

 by Sara Farooqi & Faisal Alam


Khadija: A Model Worthy of Emulation

by Dr. Ghazala Anwar


Tawhid & Spiritual Development for Social Action

by Dr. Amina Wadud



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Retreat Site: Pacific School of Religion

Berkeley, CA  






Hyatt Summerfield Suites

5800 Shellmound St.,  

Emeryville, CA 94608




MPV has arranged for a special rate of $99/night at the Hyatt Summerfield Suites (previously Woodfin) in Emeryville, CA. We will coordinate transportation to and from Hyatt and the retreat site at Pacific School of Religion.


Make sure to book your room before June 1, 2011 and mention Muslims for Progressive Values for the discounted rate. Let us know if you  would  like  us  to try and match you  up  with  a  room-mate  on the  registration form.   

We Welcome All...


We welcome all who are willing to respect, listen and learn from one another with an open, non-discriminating heart. MPV strives to create safe spaces for everyone including LGBTQ individuals, mixed faith couples, and people of various religious and sectarian affiliations.

Donate Today!    


Muslims for Progressive Values relies on donations from community members to implement our annual retreat and many other initiatives. Click here  to support our organization with a tax-deductible donation today.   

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Muslims for Progressive Values is a registered 501(c)3 organization.

Thanks To Our Retreat Sponsor


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