Islamic Center Hosts 3rd Annual Diversity Brunch

Posted at 7:54 PM, Apr 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-02 00:16:41-04

An event celebrating Nashville's diversity brought together people from across the community.

The Islamic Center of Nashville hosted its third annual Diversity Brunch in 12 South.

More than 40 nationalities were represented at the free event.

Participants had a chance to try food from different cultures and meet new people.

“We’re here just like any other Nashvillians, other Americans, we are here to celebrate our diversity, to make Nashville and the United States great, better and greater, through collaboration and building up relationships,” said Rashed Fakhruddin, of the Islamic Center of Nashville.

The Director of Conexion Americas, Renata Soto, was also recognized with the "Beyond Borders Award" in recognition of her work throughout the community.