Challenge Islamophobia Project Fall 2018 Updates

We are in the final stages of completing the “Islamophobia: A People’s History Teaching Guide,” seven lessons that help us rethink what we know about the history of Muslims in the U.S., including the fact that Islamophobia is rooted in a history of racism. All of the lessons are currently being piloted in classrooms to collect […]

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Challenge Islamophobia Donors

Our Challenge Islamophobia project is made possible thanks to the generous contributions of the following foundations and individuals.* Thank you. Sponsors California Charitable Foundation Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Betty Lee & Dudley P. Digges Memorial Fund Emergent Fund, a partnership between Solidaire Network, Women Donors Network, Threshold Foundation, and the Democracy Alliance Mavericks Alisha and […]

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Challenge Islamophobia Project Summer 2018 Updates

We are deeply disappointed in the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Muslim Ban. It is the consequence of years of dehumanization of Muslims by the Islamophobia Industry and war profiteers since 9/11. We add our voice to the movement to overturn this disastrous and dangerous decision. Our contribution is to offer teachers and […]

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Challenge Islamophobia Project

Most teaching resources and teacher workshops about Islam and Muslims focus on increasing knowledge of religious texts, beliefs, and rituals rather than addressing the root causes of Islamophobia. This project addresses that gap by placing Islamophobia firmly within an American context and shared cultural history. The lessons are designed to avoid the need for a […]

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Deutsch Foundation Funds Launch of Islamophobia History Education Project

Thanks to the support of a generous grant of $10,000 from the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, Teaching for Change is launching the development of  “Islamophobia: a people’s history teaching guide” and related professional development. Rather than focusing on details of Islamic beliefs and rituals, the Islamophobia teaching guide will make connections between Islamophobia, anti-Black racism, and anti-immigrant […]

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