- Creating networks of accountability and mutual support in a climate of increased surveillance and profiling
- The intersectionality of religious hatred with racialized violence against black and brown populations as well as gender-based discrimination.
- Policy options: what legislation (city, state, federal) can effectively combat Islamophobic discourse, policies, and action, while promoting the common good?
- How can Islamophilic notions be integrated into both popular and formalized education policies and curricula?
We think it’s critical these discussions are spread throughout the wider discourse in our country today — but we can’t do it without your help.
Pictured above: Aman Abdelhamid, being interviewed by filmmaker Carolina Kroon.
Group photo above, from left to right:
Rabia Terri Harris, Muslim Peace Fellowship
Sahar Alsahlani, CAIR-NY
Rev. Kristin Stoneking, Fellowship of Reconciliation
Joyce Dubensky, Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
Susan Smith, (moderator) Muslim Peace Fellowship
Imam La Trina Jackson, Muslims for Progressive Values
Iman Boukadoum, Interfaith Center of New York
Aman Abdelhamid, Muslim Student Association at American University
Donna Nevel, Jewish Voice for Peace
Yasmine Taeb, Friends Committee on National Legislation
Rev. Chloe Breyer, Interfaith Center of New York
Ani Osman-Zonneveld, Muslims for Progressive Values
Dr. Jerusha Lamptey, Islam, Social Justice, & Interreligious Engagement program, Union Theological Seminary (not pictured)