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Canaries in a Coal Mine: How Islamophobia Threatens Us All

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"Canaries in a Coal Mine: How Islamophobia Threatens Us All" was a presentation conducted on November 12, 2014 co-hosted by the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) and the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding (ACMCU) at Georgetown University to discuss Islamophobia in the context of an increasingly diverse America. The event highlighted ISPU's latest research on anti-Muslim prejudice and its connection to bigotry targeting other communities. The event featured four panelists who are experts and advocates on issues affecting African-American, American Muslim, and Workers' Rights communities. ▪ Saeed Khan, ISPU Fellow and Research Fellow at Wayne State University's Center for the Study of Citizenship ▪ Ajenai Clemmons, Policy Director at the National Black Caucus of State Legislators ▪ Dr. Joe McCartin, Executive Director, Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor; Board Member, Interfaith Worker Justice ▪ Madihha Ahussein, Staff Attorney at Muslim Advocates ▪ Dalia Mogahed, ISPU Director of Research served as the panel’s moderator View more information at: www.ispu.org/islamophobia