• Isa Parada Interview 

      Institute for Diversity & Civic Life; Department of Religious Studies (2021-11-08)
      This interview is with Imam Isa Parada, a Latino Muslim leader with IslamInSpanish. Isa talks about growing up in New York City and Houston, the popular culture of his youth, and being involved in criminal activity as a ...
    • Jaime "Mujahid" Fletcher Interview 

      Institute for Diversity & Civic Life; Department of Religious Studies (2022-01-25)
      This interview is with Jaime “Mujahid” Fletcher, founder of IslamInSpanish. Jaime shares about his youth, during which he was involved in gang activity in Alief then developed his value of education in Colombia. After his ...
    • Jessica Disla Interview 

      Institute for Diversity & Civic Life; Department of Religious Studies (2022-02-25)
      This interview is with Jessica Disla, a member of the IslamInSpanish community and an aspiring teacher. Jessica talks about growing up and family dynamics in a Dominican-American family in Dominican Republic and New York ...
    • Sandy "Sakinah" Gutierrez Interview 

      Institute for Diversity & Civic Life (2021-06-11)
      This interview is with Sandy “Sakinah” Gutierrez, a Colombian-American revert to Islam and co-founder of the non-profit IslamInSpanish. Sakinah tells the story of being a spiritual seeker alongside her husband, and how the ...