10th Annual “Promoting Human Excellence” Banquet
Durham 150 Grantee
FOR THE PAST 9 YEARS, W. DEEN MOHAMMED ISLAMIC CENTER OF DURHAM (WDMIC) HAS BEEN HOSTING IT’S “PROMOTING HUMAN EXCELLENCE” ANNIVERSARY & AWARDS BANQUET. THE annual THEME IS “ONE CREATOR, ONE CREATION, ONE HUMANITY.”
This theme highlights the importance of having an equal voice, equitable treatment and equal access to Durham’s most precious opportunities and resources. THE BANQUET RECOGNIZES AND HONORS MEMBERS OF THE DURHAM COMMUNITY WHO are working to establish social equity & a robust democracy in Durham THROUGH THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO: GOOD GOVERNMENT, INTERFAITH DIALOGUE, HUMANITARIAN SERVICE, BUSINESS, LEADERSHIP, EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION, YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT, CULTURAL ENRICHMENT AND HEALTH AWARENESS.
Additionally the “promoting human excellence” banquet invites all Durham citizens, regardless of faith tradition or race, to come together for an evening of constructive dialogue about realistic ways that Durham citizens can effect positive and equitable changes for all of its citizens, now and in the future. As Durham rapidly changes in terms of growth and development, this annual banquet provides another environment for us to evaluate where we are socially and politically and discuss necessary change based upon our commonality – our humanity.