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April 2022

The Law vs. Antisemitism Project

April 28, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington for their Virtual Brown Bag Lunch Speakers' Series: The Law vs. Antisemitism Project: Promoting Legal Scholarship and Education at the Intersection of Law and Antisemitism, a conversation with Professor Robert Katz, Professor of Law and John S. Grimes Fellow at Indiana University McKinney School of Law and Co-Founder and President of the Law vs. Antisemitism Project, a nonprofit organization. Prof. Katz will discuss the Project and its mission to create a…

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May 2022

Countering Anti-Muslim Opposition to Mosque and Islamic Center Construction and Expansion

May 25, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Opposition to the construction and expansion of mosques and community centers for Muslims in the United States has been documented since the 1980s. The growth of the Muslim community in the U.S. and the emergence of more prominent and purpose-built dedicated places of worship made new mosques more susceptible to opposition. Since the 1980s and through to the present, mosques across the U.S. face anti-mosque activity, including arson, vandalism, break-ins, and hate activity. According to research, the last decade saw…

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June 2022

Religion & History: America’s Struggle with Racialized Symbolism

June 21, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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Join experts and community activists for an afternoon for learning, listening and conversing. This afternoon symposium will feature three presentations, each approximately 1 hour, about understanding racialized symbolism in public and sacred spaces, religion and freedom. https://cathedral.org/windows/events/ Tuesday, June 21, 1 pm

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September 2022

Faith Communities in Action (FCIA) Safety and Security Event: “Understanding the Human Side of Targeted Acts of Violence.”

September 20, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This is an opportunity for you to learn about signs and symptoms that may indicate an individual is at risk for engaging in targeted acts of violence and what to do if you identify someone who may be at risk.   Participants will also learn about possible grant funding opportunities to help prevent targeted violence and terrorism.  Speakers will include subject matter experts from: ·      U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3) o  Regional Prevention Coordinator who…

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October 2022

Help Unite Greenbelt (HUG) Walk

October 9, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Indian Creek Trail

Residents of Greenbelt are invited to join the annual HUG Walk (Help Unite Greenbelt With A Little Kindness) this Sunday, October 9th at 1:00 pm (Rain or Shine). People of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, ethnicities, beliefs and faiths will walk together in a public demonstration of unity and community strength. All Greenbelters are invited to participate in the HUG WALK in whatever way they choose.  The HUG WALK will begin in the Greenbelt Station area of Greenbelt by the Indian…

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How America Criminalizes Black Youth

October 26, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom, 3520 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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Join the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church for their next webinar, featuring Professor Kristin Henning, author of The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth. Professor Henning has 25 years of experience dealing with youth who are caught up in the criminal justice system and is now Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic at Georgetown University Law Center. She will deliver insight about the problems in our juvenile justice system and, in particular, how that system often criminalizes African-American…

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February 2023

CONFRONTING THE GLOBAL RISE OF RELIGIOUS NATIONALISM

February 12, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Please Join Us For a Timely Interfaith Discussion at Our JAMAAT GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONFRONTING THE GLOBAL RISE OF RELIGIOUS NATIONALISM  Sunday ~ February 12, 2023     3:30-5:30 PM (ZOOM) Please join us on February 12 to consider the impact of the global rise of religious nationalism and to ask:  ‘What can Jews, Muslims and Allies of other religions do to address religious nationalism?’  Panel of Experts Amanda Tyler, Executive Director, Baptist Joint Committee ~  on the rise of Christian nationalism…

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January 2024

Virtual Dialogue to Counter Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Bigotry

January 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Communities United Against Hate for a series of events addressing hate & discrimination in Montgomery County. As a follow-on to our event on antisemitism in mid-October, CUAH is hosting a virtual dialog on Wednesday, January 10th at 7 - 8:30pm to combat Islamophobia and anti-Muslim bigotry in our schools and community. Please join us to learn what more we can do together to address these challenges. The workshop will include three sequential panels:   Session 1: What is Islamophobia and…

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Mental Health Informational

January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Chinmaya Somnath and the Mental Wellbeing Team are hosting a FREE mental health informational on Sunday, Jan. 21st at 4pm. The goal of this event is to:  Discuss and disseminate basic knowledge regarding mental health  Identify the signs and symptoms that may warrant attention  Highlight the role of each specialist and what support they provide  Disseminate community resources  Provide an avenue for attendees to ask delicate questions anonymously to professionals. For those who are unable to attend in person, there…

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February 2024

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Peoples Congregational United Church of Christ, 4704 13th St NW
Washington, DC 20011
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Join your DC Poor People's Campaign friends to make signs and banners for the March 2nd Assembly. We'll have all the supplies. Bring your energy and ideas. After the ArtBuild, you're welcome to join for a neighborhood canvass. To RSVP, click here.

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