M. Cherif Bassiouni, distinguished research professor at DePaul University and CAIR-Chicago’s Honorary Chairman, will be speaking at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs about his book “The Institutionalization of Torture by the Bush Administration. Is Anyone Responsible?” Bassiouni will hold a small presentation along with a discussion afterward.
The AAUW put together the conference at DePaul University in order to achieve more knowledge on the role of women in Islam. The presentation, which drew around thirty audience members, allowed Abraham to bring up present day issues and misconceptions regarding Muslim women.
A group of 25 DePaul students and staff visited the CAIR-Chicago office last month to learn about the organization’s civil rights activism on behalf of immigrants. The students were part of a class that focuses on young people from diverse cultural backgrounds and teaches about the realities of life for immigrant youth and the organizations that facilitate and incorporate them into Chicago’s wider community.
Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif presented to a DePaul University class on multiculturalism and democracy. Sharif’s presentation aimed to give students a broad understanding of the Muslim-American community in terms of its ethnic diversity, socioeconomic levels and political beliefs.
CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Amina Sharif, and Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham were invited to speak at a meeting hosted by the Illinois Society for International Development on November 10th which took place at DePaul University.
DePaul’s Center for Interreligious Engagement (CIE) is hosting a panel discussion that will assess how academia shapes discourse on race and religion.
What: GAZA UNDER FIRE: Addressing the Humanitarian Crisis
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