Monday, September 26, 2016

Sept 29 Confronting Islamophobia

Now more than ever, we are witnessing the prejudice against Muslims in various forms throughout the United States. Join us to discuss how we can work to address and overcome prejudice and shape our public policy to ensure human rights for all people.

Confronting Islamophobia: Promoting Human Rights in Public Policy
Thurs., Sept. 29 5-8 p.m.@ Cowles Auditorium
University of Minnesota
301 - 19th Ave. S.  Mpls., MN

Register here.
Featured as the symposium's keynote speaker will be John Bowen, Dunbar-Van Cleve Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis. The "Tracks In the Snow" art exhibit will also be a part of the event, providing a glimpse into the lives of the Muslim community, one of the least known and rapidly expanding populations in the United States and Minnesota.

The event is free and open to the public. In addition to The Advocates, sponsors include the Islamic Resource Group and the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
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