Activities

It is an Islamic tradition to break fast with friends and neighbours during the Sacred Month of Ramadan. As Divan Center, we organized three Ramadan Friendship dinners during this Ramadan. Our Executive Director Imam Sami made a brief presentation of our Ramadan traditions and practices....

Divan Center members gathered to celebrate the Holly Night of Berat on March 17, 2022. We started our program with a community fast breaking dinner. Afterwards, our guest speaker Dr. Ergun Capan talked about the virtues of the Night of Berat. He emphasized the importance...

On March 15, 2022, Divan Center members participated in Virtual Meetings with Offices of North Carolina Legislators Rep. Hudson,  Rep. Murphy, Rep. Butterfield, Rep. Adams, Rep. Budd, Sen. Tillis, Rep. Bishop, Rep. Ross and Rep. Price. During these meetings, we shared how the Turkish American Hizmet...

On May 13, 2019, members of Divan Center made a visit to Congressman David Price, who is the Representative for North Carolina’s 4th District. The visit was part of Divan’s outreach activities. We have talked about our recent activities and concerns and issues regarding the...

On April 7, 2019, the interreligious prayer service was held at the Divan Center. Pastor Nancy E. Petty, from Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, Rabbi Lucy Dinner from Temple Beth Or and Imam Abdullah Antepli from Duke University started the interfaith prayer service among...

March 24, 2019 Divan Cultural Center had a guest lecturer from New Jersey, Nuray Yurt. Dr. Nuray Yurt is the President of the board for Peace Islands Institute in New Jersey where she partners with interfaith organizations to improve local peace within...