GVJCCA Legacy of Redress Forum: What it means to be Muslim in Canada today.

The GVJCCA Human Rights Committee is presenting another Legacy of Redress Forum sharing the perspective of what it means to be Muslim in Canada today. Guest speakers are Itrath Syed, PhD Candidate of School of Communication at SFU and teacher of Women’s Studies, Langara College, and Hasan Alam, a lawyer working on civil rights and community education.

 

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Time: 2 to 5PM
Place: Tonari Gumi, 42 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

 

Please come to this forum to learn about the Muslim community in Canada.  Why did Japanese Canadians experience a horrible déjà vu after 9-1-1? Are Canadians who are Muslim today’s “Enemy Aliens” as Japanese Canadians once were?  Let’s discuss what can be done to combat Islamophobia.

 

Refreshments will be served.