By Abdus Sattar Ghazali: The Islamic Society of East Bay (ISEB) held an interfaith gathering on Sunday, February 28, 2016. The interfaith event drew large crowd from near and far. The event was co-sponsored by the American Muslim Voice as well as the neighboring St. Paul Fremont United Methodist Church. As reported by the Mercury News, around 250 people attended the event. The theme of the event was "Hands Around The Mosque" seeking support of all ethnic and faith groups in the current uneasy environment fomented by the Republican hopefuls, particularly Donald Trump. Not surprisingly, the Mercury News published its report about the event with the following headline: In Bay Area, Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric repudiated.
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February  28th: Hands Around
 the Mosque
Fremont, CA

Spring: Youth Debate
Sacramento, CA

May: Peace Convention
Bay Area, CA

August: Flag Raising Ceremony
Santa Clara County Building

September 11th:  Peace Picnic
Santa Clara County Building

October: Multifaith Peace Picnic
Woodland, CA

December: Eid Festival
Palo Alto, CA