Islamophobia in the Age of Trump - Creating a Counter-Narrative

Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 14:00 to 17:00
A forum on how to create a Counter-Narrative against Islamophobia
LEASIDE LIBRARY
165 McRae Drive
East York , ON
Canada
Ontario CA

THIS EVENT IS FREE TO ALL

With the rise of xenophobic and anti-immigrant sentiments, policies, and discourse since Trump’s win in the States, and also within Canada, it is important as community organizations for us to challenge this bigoted discourse.

Guided by our two co-facilitators, we are hoping to:

a) Name the anti-immigrant policies and discuss briefly their impact on our communities, 
b) Discuss the failure of Trump in his attempts to implement these policies (whether it is the decision of the judicial system or the opposition from State governments) AND MAINLY,
c) Provide language to challenge these systems.

ALIA HOGBEN is the Executive Director of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women. In 2012, Hogben became the second Canadian Muslim woman to be awarded the Order of Canada for her work in the area of women’s rights.

SYED HUSSAN is a researcher, writer and campaigner based in Toronto. He organizes as part of and alongside migrant and undocumented communities, including those targeted by the national security state. He is a co-creator, with Aliya Pabani, of the RememberJan29.com project.

The Facebook event leads to an Eventbrite page
https://www.facebook.com/events/431585110614212/

Frank Saptel

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