Ibrahim Abdul-Matin is author of the acclaimed book, “Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet”. For the past ten years, Ibrahim has been a passionate voice for transforming our pollution based way of life to one that prioritizes our planet and its people.
Ibrahim’s dedication to the environment is rooted in his Deen-his religion of Islam. Ibrahim is an environmental policy consultant and has worked with Green for All, Green City Force, Interfaith Leaders for Environmental Justice, the Prospect Park Alliance, and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Long Term Planning & Sustainability.
Ibrahim is also a youth organizer and co-author of “Future 500: Youth Organizing and Activism in the United States”. He is the brains behind the blog, Brooklyn Bedouin and media personality on WNYC’s nationally syndicated radio show, The Takeaway. Abdul-Matin has also been published in ColorLines, WireTap Magazine, and Left Turn.