Countering Islamophobia: Organizing as a Unified Force

Event date 4 Feb '17 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
Event location Arlington Street Church - Unitarian Universalist • 351 Boylston St., Boston, 02116, MA, United States
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Note: Pre-registration is required. Due to space restrictions, we will not be able to accomodate walk-ins. If weather is a concern on the day of the event and we need to cancel it, people who have registered will be notified via email.

SUPPORT OUR MUSLIM NEIGHBORS

o Back the Muslim community which is facing escalating bigotry and hate by building relationships with Muslim individuals and organizations 

o Fight Islamophobia on an individual and collective level, with emphasis on dismantling structural Islamophobia

o Work with Local Government, Schools and Muslim Organizations to forge institutional backing for solidarity, civil liberties, safety and refuge in our cities

Interactive sessions at this workshop will help us develop a wide variety of positive actions. All are welcome!

Featured Speakers:
Shannon Erwin, Muslim Justice League
Hayat Imam, Dorchester People for Peace

Sponsors: AFSC (American Friends Service Committee), Arlington Street Church (Social Action Committee), Dorchester People for Peace, Jet-Pac Inc., Jewish Voice for Peace - Boston (JVP- Boston), Mass Peace Action, 
Muslim Justice League, Unitarian Universalist Mass Action Network, Massachusetts Interfaith Worker Justice

Lunch will be provided Registration is $10
Directions:http://www.ascboston.org/contact/directions.html
Photo Credit: Islamic Center of Boston

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1 year agoAdd to Calender 2017-02-04 15:00:00 2017-02-04 15:00:00 Countering Islamophobia: Organizing as a Unified Force https://www.facebook.com/events/782431385237879/ Note: Pre-registration is required. Due to space restrictions, we will not be able to accomodate walk-ins. If weather is a concern on the day of the event and we need to cancel it, people who have registered will be notified via email. SUPPORT OUR MUSLIM NEIGHBORS o Back the Muslim community which is facing escalating bigotry and hate by building relationships with Muslim individuals and organizations  o Fight Islamophobia on an individual and collective level, with emphasis on dismantling structural Islamophobia o Work with Local Government, Schools and Muslim Organizations to forge institutional backing for solidarity, civil liberties, safety and refuge in our cities Interactive sessions at this workshop will help us develop a wide variety of positive actions. All are welcome! Featured Speakers:Shannon Erwin, Muslim Justice LeagueHayat Imam, Dorchester People for Peace Sponsors: AFSC (American Friends Service Committee), Arlington Street Church (Social Action Committee), Dorchester People for Peace, Jet-Pac Inc., Jewish Voice for Peace - Boston (JVP- Boston), Mass Peace Action, Muslim Justice League, Unitarian Universalist Mass Action Network, Massachusetts Interfaith Worker Justice Lunch will be provided Registration is $10Directions:http://www.ascboston.org/contact/directions.htmlPhoto Credit: Islamic Center of Boston Arlington Street Church - Unitarian Universalist America/New_York public Faith  #islamophobia #resistance