Join our learning community of educators as we:Build understandings about the structural roots of anti-Muslim racism and how it affects our communitiesUnpack the dominant myths and narratives around Muslims/IslamReframe Islamophobia as only individual acts of bigotry toward an analysis of state violence and systems of oppressionStrategize around meaningful ways to address anti-Muslim racism in classrooms and schoolsLeave the training with action steps and questions for further studyDevelop skills to speak out against Anti-Muslim discrimination; advocate for policies that respect the rights and dignity of Muslims; and oppose profiling, surveillance, and state violence against the Muslim community, inside and outside of schools
Saturday, May 13th4:00-7:00pmLocation to be shared on confirmation of registration
Dinner will be provided.Pre-registration required. Please register by Wednesday, May 10th.
This training is a joint project of the American Friends Service Committee - Chicago, Teachers for Social Justice - Chicago, and the Decolonize Education Coalition at UIC College of Education.