Community Competition to Prevent Islamophobia Celebration & Workshop

Sponsored by IUPUI Religious Studies & IUPUI’s Millennium Chair of Liberal Arts

Friday, October 5, 2018

IUPUI University Library Lilly Auditorium

IUPUI University Library

Help us celebrate the community’s efforts to prevent anti-Muslim bias, learn how you can fight anti-Muslim prejudice, and meet the people who can help you do it.

9am: Greetings and introductory remarks by Millennium Chair Edward Curtis

9:15

  • Presentations by Winners of Community Competition to Prevent Islamophobia
  • Youth Photography Project by Downey Street Church & Islamic Society of North America
  • Islamophobia Prevention Youth Workshops, by CANDLES Holocaust Museum
  • Training Muslim Youth to Challenge Islamophobia, by American Friends Service Committee
  • Muslim Folklore Theater Workshop for Children, by Kristopher Steege and Hadeiyah Ameen
  • Displaying Local Muslim Poetry, by Brick Street Poetry & Sajjad Jawad

10:15 : Meet the Award Winners & Brainstorm What to Do Next

11:00 : Break

11:30-1:00   Speech: “The Roots of Islamophobia and What You Can Do About It”