3rd Challenging Islamophobia Conference which will be on Thursday, March 28th, 2019 from 8:45 am to 4:30 pm at Metro State University - St. Paul
This year’s conference will take a deep dive into the Islamophobia Industry, the Intersection of Islamophobia, Anti-Semitism and White Nationalism/Supremacy, the Impact of Islamophobia and Hate on communities, Greater Minnesota Challenges, and more. Breakout sessions will address the challenges of Islamophobia-based bullying, Responding to hate in Minnesota, the Interfaith Response network and much more. This conference will inform and equip you to challenge Islamophobia in our communities, work settings and on a personal level.
Confirmed national speakers include but are not limited to: Heidi Beirich: SPLC’s Intelligence Project Director, which publishes the award-winning Intelligence Report and the Hatewatch blog, Khaled Beydoun: Leading scholar on Islamophobia; Senior Affiliated Faculty at the University of California-Berkeley Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project, Todd Green: Professor of Religion, Public Scholar, Author on Challenging Islamophobia and Championing Interfaith Collaboration, Hatem Bazian: Co-Founder & Professor of Islamic Law and Theology at Zaytuna College; Professor of De-Constructing Islamophobia and Othering of Islam, Abbas Barzegar: Director of Research and Advocacy at the Council on American-Islamic Relations spearheading the effort to document Islamophobia, Arjun Sethi: Community Activist and Civil Rights Lawyer; Author of American Hate: Survivors Speak Out and many more local leaders and experts....
We anticipate that a very diverse audience of professionals and leaders will be in attendance at this event from the nonprofit and for-profit sector, including administrators from corporations, school districts, law enforcement agencies and more.