Faith over Fear: Empowering Faith Leaders to Combat Islamophobia 

December 12, 2017

National and local experts and practitioners facilitate a training January 28-30, 2018, in Seattle, to educate, network and equip faith leaders to better advocate against a narrative of fear and divisiveness in our country.

Training includes:

  • Basics of Islam and Islamophobia
  • How the rise in Islamophobia threatens us all
  • Who American Muslims are
  • How anti-Muslim bigotry shows up in laws and policies
  • How to locate and address our fears
  • How to respond to common misconceptions and questions about Islam and Muslims
  • Strategies for faith communities to make effective change
  • How to unite messaging
  • Media training

Organizers include Nina Fernando, Pastor Terry Kyllo, Annelah Afzali, Muslim Association of Puget Sound-American Muslim Empowerment Network; Neighbors in Faith, Shoulder to Shoulder Campaign, Council on American-Islamic Relations, WA.

Partners are: Southern Poverty Law Center; Institute for Social Policy and Understanding; ReThink Media; Institute for Islamic, Christian and Jewish Studies; Bridge Initiative @ Georgetown; Democracy Fund; Islamic Networks Group; Faith Action Network; Church Council of Greater Seattle.

Limited space available. Limited scholarships available. Click here to register now.





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