Islamophobia continues to be a major issue in America. After the postponement of the 2020 conference, CAIR-MN is back hosting the largest Conference on Challenging Islamophobia in the nation. With national and regional experts and international speakers. 10 Breakout sessions and 3 keynote presentations.
This years's speakers include: Imam Al Noor mosque in Christchurch Gamal Fouda, Vice Chair of London Ontario Mosque Nusaiba Al Azaim, Dr. Evelyn Alsultany, Dr. Hatem Bazian, Dr. Todd Green, Dr. Heidi Beirich leading frontline leaders from CAIR Network with Zahra Billoo CAIR-CA, Adam Soltani CAIR-OK, Afaf Nasher CAIR-NY, Hussam Ayloush CAIR-CA, Former Fromer ELCA Bishop Mark Hanson and Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! and many more.
Morning Breakouts Sessions - 10.30 AM to 12:00 PM
Session 1: Challenging Islamophobia in our Schools & Changing the Narratives
Session 2: Minnesota Combating Hate Coalition Responding to the Rise of White Supremacy, Anti-Asian, Anti-Semitism, Xenophobia, and Islamophobia
Session 3:Islamophobia & The Media
Session 4: Challenging Islamophobia in Greater MN
Session 5: Gendered Islamophobia: How Muslim Women Continue to be the Target of Anti-Muslim Hate
Session 6: Mapping Hate: Anti-Muslim Groups and Activity in the United States
Afternoon Breakout Sessions 2.00 PM to 3.30 PM
Session 7: Practical Ways of Challenging Islamophobia – How We Can Reverse the Tide of Hate
Session 8: Countering Islamophobia through Theatre and Storytelling w/ Speaking Out Collective
Session 9: The Role of Interfaith Networks in Challenging Islamophobia
Session 10: Social Media & Global Islamophobia: Acres Campaign