Does your congregation ask questions that you can’t answer about Islam and Muslims? Do you want to be an effective ally for your Muslim neighbors? Do you want to have the right tools and training to combat the rising threat of Islamophobia? If so, then this conference is for you.
National and local experts and practitioners will facilitate this training to educate, network and equip faith leaders to better advocate against a narrative of fear and divisiveness in our country.
This training is for Rabbis, Pastors, Ministers, and Imams of faith communities as well as leaders, coordinators, and organizers of regional faith and interfaith organizations and partnerships. Training modules will cover the following: basics of Islam and Islamophobia; how the rise in Islamophobia threatens us all; who American Muslims are; how to locate and address our fears; how to respond to common misconceptions and questions about Islam and Muslims; strategies for faith communities to make effective change; how to unite on messaging; media training.