Domestic Violence Policy Briefing

Please join Minaret Foundation and North Texas Islamic Council on Saturday, February 11th, as we host senior Texas legislators to discuss our state’s current and future climate of domestic violence policies.

Date: Saturday, February 11th
Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Location: The Double Tree Richardson (1981 75 North, Richardson, TX 75080)

This luncheon will offer an opportunity to hear insight into shaping domestic violence policy in Texas and provide an opportunity to engage key legislators.

Topics for discussion:

  • Holding offenders accountable
  • Identifying DV as an intersectional issue
  • Solutions to protect and empower survivors
  • Raising the profile of DV-related organizations
  • Protection of the family as a means of prevention and support

Our speakers include:

Rep. Rhetta Bowers, Texas House District 113
Rep. Salman Bhojani, Texas House District 92
Rep. Terry Meza, Texas House District 105

For sponsorship or questions, please email Kinza Baree at or call us at (281) 401-9229.

Program Steering Committee:
Mona Kafeel, Mujeeb Kazi, Saadia Ahmed, Dr. Sheeza Mohsin, Nosayba Mahmoud, Zafar Anjum, Abida Minhas, Hala Halabi, Aisha U-Kiu

About Minaret Foundation:
Minaret Foundation’s mission is to leverage our faith beliefs to change the world through multi-faith and civic engagement. Our vision is to see a world where our faith communities seek each other’s help to create change as the norm instead of the exception.

Register now! Seating is limited.