When President Obama first announced the White House Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge in March 2011, I was unbelievably excited.
At the time, I was a freshman at Georgetown enthusiastic about finding my niche in college, as well as exploring my religious identity and how that intersected with my American nationality. As a sophomore, I am now strongly committed to this Challenge because interfaith cooperation is extremely important to me on a personal level.
I have come to realize that interfaith cooperation is an exemplary reflection of my core values, both as an American and as a Muslim. READ MORE