CAIR-Philly will be joining the Philadelphia chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) to present at a national, day-long teacher training workshop entitled, “What it Means to be an American.” CAIR-Philly panelist, Iftekhar Hussain will share accounts of the American Muslim community’s experiences following September 11, and the impact of these actions on the public at-large.
What it Means to be an American is a workshop about tolerance and responsibility each of us has to ensure that constitutional liberties and protections are enjoyed equally by all. The six-hour workshop hosted for 50 participants from across the nation will feature discussions on the Constitution during times of crisis; Arab Americans and Muslims today; and the history of the Japanese American Internment.
WHAT: “What it Means to be an American” Teacher Training Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, November 5, 2005; 10:30AM
WHERE: Bryn Mawr College, Park Hall, Rm. 338
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