On June 1st, 2014, SAAPRI co-hosted a town hall event on anti-Muslim, religious, and racial profiling at the University of Chicago’s Harper Memorial Library, Room 140. The event included remarks from several experts and significant time for attendees to ask questions and share their own stories and experiences. Speakers included 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).
Co-hosts: KARAMAH, South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), Indo-American Center (IAC), Arab American Action Network (Chicago), Arab American Family Services (AAFS), W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Apna Ghar, Inc., and Community Builders Council.
SAAPRI thanks volunteers Dave Thomas and Maheema Haque for generously assisting with this event.
Thank you to all those who attended our event!