Countering Islamophobia Workshop – Bill of Rights Defense Committee and Defending Dissent Foundation

George Friday (right with back to camera) works with young people at the workshop. Photo: Manzoor Cheema

Last year, activists in North Carolina piloted an innovative training program to counter Islamophobia. BORDC/DDF’s George Friday and Manzoor Cheema, an organizer with the Movement to End Racism and Islamophobia, worked with veteran anti-oppression trainers Tema Okun, and Jade Brooks to develop a workshop to help people recognize and counter Islamophobia in themselves, their communities, their movements, and in government policies and programs. 》》》》》》》》》


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