Update: Video of event is available here.
Please join us on June 1 to discuss the consequences of anti-Muslim religious and racial profiling and what we can all do to address this issue. The event will include remarks from several experts and significant time for attendees to ask questions and share their own stories and experiences. This event will be led by KARAMAH and South Asian Americans Leading Together, with co-hosts including SAAPRI, Indo-American Center, Arab American American Network (Chicago), Arab American Family Services, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Apna Ghar, and Community Builders Council.
EVENT: Chicago Town Hall on Anti-Muslim Religious and Racial Profiling
DATE: Sunday, June 1, 2014
TIME: Light lunch at 1:30 p.m., Program begins at 2:30 p.m.
LOCATION: University of Chicago’s Harper Memorial Library, Room 140 (1116 E. 59th St., Chicago, IL 60637)
The updated list of speakers includes Ami Gandhi (Executive Director of South Asian American Policy & Research Institute); Manar Waheed, Esq. (Policy Director for South Asian Americans Leading Together); Kamran Memon, Esq. (Chicago civil rights attorney); and Dr. Azizah al-Hibri (Founder and Chairwoman for KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights & Professor Emeritus, University of Richmond School of Law).
This event is free and we encourage you to share the information with your friends and family members. Please visit the event website for RSVP instructions and details on live streaming of the event. Join the Facebook event here and view the event flyer here. SAAPRI thanks volunteers Dave Thomas and Maheema Haque for generously assisting with this event.