Islamophobia

How to be an Ally? Videos for Dialogue and Action

Northfield, MN | 2017

Gage Garretson, Merve Mert

Senior Fellows Gage Garretson and Merve Mert created a collaborative video series aimed at opening sustained dialogue and providing practical opportunities for allyship on college campuses.

Diversity on the Other Side of the Wall: Muslims in Sofia

Sofia | 2012

Pavlina Doublekova, Maria Spirova

In tandem with the Transeuropa Festival, Senior Fellow Pavlina Doublekova orchestrated a seven-day workshop for Senior Fellows and the public on Mulsim minorities presence in Sofia and broader Bulgaria.

Galvanizing Political Engagement among Muslims in the Netherlands by Drawing Inspiration from American Examples of Success

Amsterdam | 2013

Nathan Furukawa, Umar Ikram

A report providing recommendations to Dutch Muslim organizations on how to foster political engagement in the Muslim community using the American context as guidance.

Campaign Against Stop and Frisk in France (Stop le Contrôle au Faciès)

Paris

Nabil Berbour, Karim Derrouiche, Tara Dickman, Madeleine Eboa Joss, Bocar Niane, and others

French Senior Fellows led a campaign to improve police accountability, oppose racial profiling and provide tools for legal recourse for victims of stop and frisk in France.

Campaign Against Stop and Frisk in France (Stop le Contrôle au Faciès)
Geert Spreekt Niet Voor Mij ("Geert Does Not Speak For Me")

Rotterdam | 2014

Spencer Heijnen

A campaign enabling people in the Netherlands to distance themselves from Geert Wilders' xenophobic views using an iconic wristband and social media.

Geert Does Not Speak For Me
Welcome everyone

Berlin | 2019

Verena Riedmiller

In order to raise awareness on the racist extremists' fight on freedom of movement, Senior Fellow Verena Riedmiller, alongside a group of activists from The European May, welcomed and engaged travelers at Berlin central station.

Welcome everyone
Al Karama- Testimonies

Berlin | 2018

Eugenie Becker, Sarah Bhatti, Mohamed Karam Yahya

Al Karama- Testimonies provides a platform for unheard voices and displays Syrian artists' views and their appeals to the international community.

Al Karama- Testimonies
BlackRockTalk

Berlin | 2018

Esra Karakaya

Senior Fellow Esra Karakaya hosts an online talk show BlackRockTalk, discussing social phenomenas and global experiences from a youthful and intellectual perspective.

University of Wisconsin Interfaith Network

Madison, WI | 2015

Kyra Fox

As a response to the global terrorist attacks in November of 2015, Senior Fellow Kyra Fox organized an interfaith vigil together with several students of other faiths from the University of Wisconsin in Madison (UW-Madison).

UW Interfaith Network
Recognizing What We See and Don't See: Bridging Communities through Nonviolent Communication and Storytelling

2017

Amy Hong

Senior Fellow Amy Hong created the "Bridging Communities" Project in order to enable individuals to initiate conversations in safe spaces and to relate emphatically to those they disagree with, this activates the dialogue and includes trainings on intercultural/nonviolent communication in France and the U.S.

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