April 4, 2006

The Middle East Center was a major co-sponsor of a unique “Citizen Diplomacy Community Summit” organized by the International Visitors Council of Philadelphia in April 2006 at the Mayor’s Reception Room in Philadelphia City Hall.  City officials, leaders from the business community, and diplomats participated in the day long summit, which included a presentation on “Understanding Other Cultures – Islam” by Lubna Ismail, president of Connecting Cultures.