Supporting Muslim Families in the Age of Islamophobia
April 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm PDT$45
This workshop covers three areas; an understanding of Islamic practices and living, tools to act as an ally and intervene as a bystander in the face of Islamophobia, and awareness of the intersections of Islamophobia. This interactive workshop includes small discussions and activities. Participants will receive a personalized resource guide following the workshop for continued self-education.
Haleema is a public servant and bridge builder driven by her commitment to the collective liberation of all people. Uplifted by generations of women of color in her family, Haleema centers her work in compassion, justice, and service. Following the teachings of the Quran which says “stand firm in justice even against yourself and your parents,” Haleema speaks truth to power, practices freedom, and decolonizes her mind.
She believes in the power of people to make a positive change. She facilitates equity-focused workshops for advocates and organizers on topics including bystander intervention, Islamophobia, racial equity, and gender justice and has trained over 500 people.
Haleema is the Tech Equity Fellow at Greenlining where she co-leads strategy to increase home internet access in redlined communities and address algorithmic bias. She brings her expertise on Islamophobia to her tech equity advocacy. Haleema also serves as the Bay Area Director of Malikah, a nonprofit that builds safety and power for all women and as a Board Member on the Muslim Democrats PAC of Alameda County that civically engages the Muslim community and holds elected officials accountable.
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