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By Emily Apatov | Published by the Washington Window, Vol. 79, No. 3, May-June 2010

As I pulled my car up to the curb of the Al-Huda School in College Park’s Edgewood neighborhood, I felt an acute sense of nervousness well up inside my body. I was there on behalf of our student group, the Episcopal/Anglican Terps, to encourage our brothers and sisters from our city's Islamic school to join other College Park faith communities at St. Andrew’s for a roundtable discussion with local law enforcement on public safety.[Later,] I set out for the building with a sense of hopefulness about the outcome of my visit.

At the First Baptist Church, the author "met more people who were interested in the work, and saw some familiar faces, including several from the Al-Huda School and the school's affiliate, the Dar-us-Salaam (House of Peace) community."