CAMP NJ Power Hour with Ibrahim Abdul-Matin
Our March Power Hour will feature author and environmental expert Ibrahim Abdul-Matin. Ibrahim will explain why getting involved in the environmental movement can improve our quality of life - which ultimately helps us perform better at work - and simultaneously bring us closer to Allah. Ibrahim will also share how his journey as an author has impacted his public policy career and how principles of environmental justice keep him rooted and focused on building the movement.
Ibrahim Abdul-Matin is author of the new book, "Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet." For the past ten years, Ibrahim has been a passionate voice for transforming our pollution based way of life to one that prioritizes our planet and its people. Ibrahim's dedication to the environment is rooted in his Deen - his religion of Islam. Ibrahim is an environmental policy consultant and has worked with Green for All, Green City Force, Interfaith Leaders for Environmental Justice, the Prospect Park Alliance, and the New York City Mayor's Office of Long Term Planning & Sustainability. He has appeared on ABC News' "'This Week" with Christiane Amanpour and is featured regularly on public radio's morning news show, "The Takeaway." His writing has appeared on The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, ColorLines, Wiretap, and Elan Magazine. "Green Deen" has been featured on CNN, the Center for American Progress, the Brian Lehrer Show, Global Grind, and America.gov