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NCORE wishes all those who are recognizing and celebrating Ramadan this year a blessed Ramadan and good tidings!

Ramadan begins Monday May 6th, and will end in 29-30 days, and the annual NCORE conference occurs during this time. In recognition of Ramadan, NCORE is hosting a traditional fast-breaking meal, Iftar, on Thursday, May 30th, during our annual conference in Portland. This event is open to all. We encourage all who are interested in learning more about Ramadan and supporting our Muslim students and community to register for this dinner today! Join us for a night of sharing traditions, conversations around intersections of faith, and food! 

Date: Thursday, May 30th, 2019
Time: 8:15pm (sunset at 8:50)
Location: Oregon Convention Center


Traditional Family Style
Medjool Dates
Kuboos – Arabic Pita Bread
Baba Ganoush
Housemade Hummus with Olive Oil drizzle

Plated Dinner
Heirloom Tomato Salad, Micro Basil, Pomegranate Sumac Vinaigrette

Penne Puttanesca
Penne Pasta, Plum Tomatoes, Kalamata and Green Olives, Capers, Pine Nuts, Chiffonade Basil

Labneh and Medjool Date Cheese Cake with Salted Honey Sauce

Registration is now closed for this dinner. Information and payment instructions will be provided via email to Iftar registrants. 

How is your campus supporting students who are observing Ramadan? Need ideas or have questions? Contact Maria Ahmad at or Faran Saeed at

This event is in partnership with Convergence, an organization focused on enhancing institutional climates for religious, secular, and spiritual identities through policy and practice.