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WHAT YOU CAN DO

11 Apr 2019 9:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

By Luby Ismail

  • Engage diversity for counter narratives
  • Initiate regular encounters to counter FEAR, OTHERING
  • Meet with conservative communities America Indivisible,
  • Join campaigns to advertisers of anti-Muslim news


Recommendations

  • Demand elected officials make statements rejecting hate-driven policies.
  • Add your voice to oppose anti Muslim campaigns.
  • Email media voicing your opinions tied to American values.
  • Support efforts against Islamophobia, anti-immigrant, Black Lives Matter.
  • Inquire of in-service cultural training by credible officer and community members.

Cultural Competent Engagement

  • Encounters with diversity of community.
  • Reflect knowledge of faith & culture of communities.
  • Demonstrate listening to key concerns to build rapport and trust.
  • Convey respect by understanding cultural and religious practices.
  • Ongoing familiarity and interaction with communities.
  • Remember ethnic identity and faith are not interchangeable.
  • Recognize, be inclusive of the intra-community diversity

Resources

  • Unity Productions Foundation—Unity Productions Foundation
  • Islamic Networks Group—ing.org
  • Institute for Social Policy and Understanding —www.ispu.org
  • Georgetown University BRIDGE
  • Teaching Tolerance Expelling-Islamophobia
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kB-9isQxS2M
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISltHnLC0iA

Contact me

www.connecting-culures.net

luby@connecing-cultures.net

Facebook: @IConnectCultures

YouTube: Luby Ismail

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